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Big Bay State Park

Big Bay State Park has a total of 60 campsites.


Reserve a campsite online.

Family campground

There are 21 sites that have electrical hookups. Showers and flush toilets are centrally located in the campground. Pet owners are reminded that pets must be on a leash no longer than 8 feet and attended to at all times while visiting the park.

Seven sites are walk-in sites, with these sites about 100 to 400 feet from the parking area depending on the site.

Campers must set up camping units on the designated tent pad. Wheeled campers and vehicles must be parked on the campsite driveway.  

Seasonal Water Systems: At Big Bay State Park, showers and drinking water are available from Memorial Day weekend to Oct. 1 depending on the weather. Campers can find water at the dump station located at the Madeline Island Airport.

Outdoor group camps

Big Bay State Park has two outdoor group camps. The group sites are about a half-mile from the regular campground and have a modest view of Lake Superior. Sites have their own hand pump and vault toilet.


Firewood is available for sale at Big Bay State Park.

Don't move firewood! Due to the potential of carrying harmful tree pests and diseases, Wisconsin has restrictions for moving firewood. 

Firewood facts, rules and advice