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Big Bay State Park Campground, Madeline Island

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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good45%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
5 Dec 2017
“A very nice park on Madeline Island”
24 Jul 2017
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Reviewed 18 September 2013

The park is just a beautiful spot with wonderful camping. The boardwalk hike along the shore has excellent viewpoints of the surrounding woods and Lake Superior. We camped this fall as it is almost impossible to find a camping site without advanced planning and reservations....More

6  Thank Jurupe
Reviewed 29 August 2013

Big Bay State Park is beautiful. The beach was wonderful. The water was a little cold but it was still fun. The kids like building sand castles. There were shorter hiking trails by the lagoon for people who don't want to go a long hike....More

3  Thank Jaimy13
Reviewed 23 July 2013

My boyfriend and I were looking forward to a weekend in Big Bay State Park but it was hands down, the worst camping trip we have ever been on. It rained off and on the 20 days prior to our visit (mid June) and this...More

19  Thank Mea_312Traveler
Reviewed 20 June 2013

About 6 miles from town (bring your bike, the shoulder is big and road relatively flat, in good condition), this state park is pristine. Kayaks can be rented & paid in town then just meet up at the beach right here. Another alternative is to...More

12  Thank Ktwho
Reviewed 20 August 2012

This was our first visit to Madeline Island. We camped for two nights in Big Bay State Campground. Round-trip ferry price was $57 for 2 adults, 1 child and 1 car. Overall, the stay was very nice. Our campsite backed up against the forest and...More

8  Thank Jennifer H
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"All rooms are air-conditioned, have no walls, ceilings and floors!"
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