Bayfield County WI - Parks and Campgrounds
One of the many treasures along the in this area is the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore. This area consists of 21 islands plus a 12 mile strip of mainland shoreline. Of the 22 islands in the area camping is allowed on 19 with the permit that is needed. There are beautiful rocky shorelines and sandy beaches. The wildlife viewing, wilderness camping and other outdoor activities make this a great place to visit. Following the shoreline boaters and kayakers can visit the sea caves carved into the cliffs by wind and water.
Apostle Islands National Lakeshore
The ice caves are located at the Meyers Beach area of the Mainland Unit of the park in far northern Bayfield County. There is a parking area and stairs to the beach/ice at the end of Meyers Road. Meyers Beach is located, 18 miles west of Bayfield and 4 miles east of Cornucopia along Highway 13. The GPS address is: 90500 Meyers Road.
Atkins lake Park
Located on the northeast corner of Atkins lake, this park is popular with area residents. It is noted for its great swwimming beach, and fishing. Picnic tables, outhouses, swimming beach and boat landing.
Big Rock park
Located on the Sioux River, a first class steelhead trout stream. The park generates heavy bank and stream fishing and offers a spot for picnicking, wildlife viewing, hiking and rugged camping.
Buffalo Bay Campground
Buffalo Bay Campground located right next to the Legendary Waters Resort & Casino which offers nature’s finest panoramic view of Lake Superior and Apostle Islands.
We have 28 rustic tent and RV Sites overlooking Lake Superior. Heavily wooded private sites;
Delta Lake Park and camground
An excellent fishing lake year-round, Delta Lake is stocked with northern pike, bass, perch, bluegill, crappie and bullhead. The park features bicycle trails, grills, and 30 campsites equipped with electricity. Tent sites, trailes sites, swimming beach and boat landing.
Little Girl's Point Park
Great spot overlooking lake superior with camp sites and picnic sites which all offer great views of the lake
Little Sand Bay Park
The Little Sand Bay Recreation Area is located in a scenic and secluded spot just off of Lake Superior, approximately 15 minutes north of historic Bayfield, WI.
Memorial Park Campground
Although Memorial Park offers lakeside recreation opportunities, the park does not provide boating access to the lake. Boaters desiring more direct lake access should visit Thompson's West End Campground.
Twin Bear Park and Campground
Surrounded by oak, birch, maple and scattered pine, the campground and park are completely handicapped accessible. Picnic tables, outhouses, tent sites, trailer sites, swimming and boat landing.
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