Firewood Notice: As of June 1, 2014, firewood is not allowed on Wisconsin State Park, Trail or Forest properties from more than 10 miles away from the destination campground.
In addition, firewood that has been in an EAB quarantined area is not allowed on properties outside of the quarantined area. Please buy firewood nearby or at the property you are going to. Call the DNR toll-free Firewood Information Line 1-877-303-WOOD (9663) for information before packing for a trip.

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Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Mon Sep 21 2015   Later Dates
Site, Loop:Group 1, BIG BAY STATE PARK
Find Similar Sites Type:GROUP STAN NON ELEC Amenities:
Pets Allowed
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Reservation Window: Wed Oct 22 2014 – Mon Sep 21 2015

Check-in: 3:00 pm

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Check-out: 3:00 pm

Site Details:

  • Site Reserve Type: Site-Specific
  • Site Access: Drive-In
  • Checkin Time: 3:00 pm
  • Checkout Time: 3:00 pm
  • Type of Use: Overnight
  • Min Num of People: 1
  • Max Num of People: 40
  • Pets Allowed: Domestic
  • Max Num of Vehicles: 15
  • Driveway Surface: Gravel
  • Driveway Length: 100
  • Max Vehicle Length: 50
  • Shade: Partial
  • Capacity/Size Rating: Single
  • Fire Pit: Y
  • Looking For Category: Group Site,RV Site,Tent Site,Trailer Site
  • Picnic Table: Y
Photo: Group 1, BIG BAY STATE PARK Photo: Group 1, BIG BAY STATE PARK

Alerts and Important Information


Displayed rates for GROUP STAN NON ELEC do not reflect incremental charges.
Base number of people is 20 Maximum allowed is 40

Range less then or equal to 20 is $40
Range greater then or equal to 21 is $60
Range greater then or equal to 31 is $80

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 No reservations are needed for the ferry, but are recommended for camping.

The Outdoor Group Camp is reservable April 1st through November 30th. The site is NOT plowed-out in winter, but can be used during the period of December 1st through March 31st, with permission obtained directly from the park at 715-747-6425.

Only one wheeled camping unit is allowed at this site and must be parked in the gravel parking area.



Note: This Outdoor Group site is the only campsite in the park within sight of the water. However, it is located approximately 3/4 mile away from the beach area as well as from the Shower Building.

Footnotes: (applicable only where specifically marked above)
** Arrival dates less than 48 hours in advance may be available by walking in at the campground. You must occupy the site.