Attention: The law described below is expected to change to 10 miles on June 1, 2014.

Firewood Notice: Currently, firewood is not allowed on Wisconsin State Park, Trail or Forest properties from out of state or from more than 25 miles away from the destination campground.
In addition, firewood that has been in a Wisconsin 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 Hotline 1-877-303-WOOD (9663) for information before packing for a trip.

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BIG BAY STATE PARK, WI

Photo: BIG BAY STATE PARK
Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Tue Mar 24 2015   Later Dates
Site, Loop:006, East Loop
Find Similar Sites Type:STANDARD ELECTRIC Amenities:
Electric Hookup Pets Allowed
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Reservation Window: Sat Apr 26 2014 – Tue Mar 24 2015


Check-in: 3:00 pm
  


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Check-out: 3:00 pm

Site Details:

  • Site Type: STANDARD ELECTRIC
  • Site Reserve Type: Site-Specific
  • Site Access: Drive-In
  • Checkin Time: 3:00 pm
  • Checkout Time: 3:00 pm
  • Type of Use: Overnight
  • Electricity Hookup: 50
  • Min Num of People: 1
  • Max Num of People: 6
  • Pets Allowed: Y
  • Max Num of Vehicles: 2
  • Driveway Surface: Gravel
  • Driveway Entry: Back-In
  • Driveway Length: 53
  • Max Vehicle Length: 40
  • Shade: Full
  • Capacity/Size Rating: Single
  • Looking For Category: RV Site,Tent Site,Trailer Site
  • Proximity to Drinking Water: 350
Photo: 006, East Loop

Alerts and Important Information

Site

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.

Setting up your campsite is not allowed between 11:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. Parking is available for a maximum of two vehicles including towed vehicles. Dogs must be on leash and attended at all times. Dogs are not allowed on the beach or boardwalk. Generator use is not allowed in the park. Vehicle admission stickers are required.

Notes

Site

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.

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.