Alerts and Important Information
Big Bay State Park is located on Madeline Island. You must catch a ferry from Bayfield. The ferries run every 30 minutes during the busiest months. Ferry schedule & costs can be found at the Madeline Island Ferry Line Website www.madferry.com. No reservations are needed for the ferry, but are recommended for camping.
This shaded site has a dirt camping pad. The single-wide, gravel, driveway is level. The 2,350-acre park, has picturesque sandstone bluffs, caves and a 1.5-mile sand beach. The park, has picnic areas with tables, grills, water and toilets; a campground with drinking water, showers and toilets; and more than nine miles of trails, including interesting nature trails. There are no campsites with lake frontage. The campground is set back from the lake approximately 1/3 of a mile. All campers walk to the beach.