The Best Camping in La Pointe

Looking for the best camping in La Pointe? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around La Pointe. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top camping spots in and near La Pointe

  • Bayfield, Wisconsin

    Camp at North Fork Campground

    1.0
    North Fork campground isn't the most sought after campground, but it is a diamond in the rough and a great alternative if Brooklyn Lake Campground and Sugarloaf Campground are full. It is reservable, but they also have an abundance of first come first serve sites available. At 8,600 ft the campgr...
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  • La Pointe, Wisconsin

    Camp at Big Bay State Park

    5.0
    Make a reservation (fees here) to secure a campsite. Find your campsite by entering GPS coordinates 46° 47' 18" N, 90° 40' 25" W or by using this map. Take advantage of the beautiful setting you are in! Take a dip in Lake Superior or go for a trek through beautiful Wisconsin nature. 
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  • La Pointe, Wisconsin

    Hike the Point Trail at Big Bay State Park

    1.7 mi
    Located at the tip of Wisconsin on Madeline Island, Big Bay State Park is a must see for any Wisconsinite. To get to Madeline Island, you'll need to purchase a round trip ferry ride in Bayfield. The ferry is a quick 20 minute trip across Lake Superior. Once you get onto Madeline Island, head out ...
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  • La Pointe, Wisconsin

    Camp on Madeline Island

    5.0
    The largest of Wisconsin's Apostle Islands, Madeline Island is about the size of Manhattan, but extremely sparsely populated and a great place to explore a north woods ecosystem. The best way to get to the island is by ferry from Bayfield to La Pointe. From La Pointe, it is about a ten minute dri...
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  • Bayfield, Wisconsin

    Kayak to the Sand Island Sea Caves

    4.5
    Sand Island is a part of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore near Bayfield, Wisconsin. You can (and will want to) explore the sea caves of Sand Island for hours, and this adventure will leave you wanting to explore more of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore.GETTING THEREYou will start your...
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  • Bayfield, Wisconsin

    Camp at Little Sand Bay Campground

    5.0
    On a road trip from Kanasas City, MO to explore Lake Superior we stumbled across this amazing campground right on the shore of Lake Superior, Little Sand Bay Campground (34155 State Highway 13, Bayfield, WI 54814). After a long drive, you may want to take a nap :) Once you wake up, check out Mort...
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  • La Pointe, Wisconsin

    Camp on Stockton Island

    5.0
    To get out to the Apostle Islands you have to travel by boat. Many people choose to sea kayak, but with small kids we opted to take the ferry/taxi through the Apostle Islands concierge (apostleisland.com ). However, there was one man who brought his kayak over on the ferry and then paddled around...
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  • Mellen, Wisconsin

    Red Granite Falls Trail

    2.46 mi / 246 ft gain
    Red Granite Falls Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Mellen, Wisconsin.
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  • Two Harbors, Minnesota

    Thompson Beach

    Thompson Beach is a Minnesota DNR public access beach. Camping is an excellent option, but they ask that you limit it to one night. Camping access is by paddle-in only. There are two easy places to launch your boat from, one from the north Twin Points Protected Access. From there it is about a mi...
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  • Silver Bay, Minnesota

    Superior Trail: Silver Bay to Illgen City

    11.48 mi / 1677 ft gain
    Superior Trail: Silver Bay to Illgen City is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a lake located near Silver Bay, Minnesota.
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  • Silver Bay, Minnesota

    Superior Hiking Trail: Bean and Bear Lakes

    6.5 mi / 873 ft gain
    Superior Hiking Trail: Bean and Bear Lakes is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Silver Bay, Minnesota.
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  • Silver Bay, Minnesota

    Hike to the Bear Lake Overlook

    4.5
    Leave from the carpark on Superior Hiking Trail. The trail climbs a little before descending into a valley and winding around the hills. In about 2.5 miles, you will reach a clearing with an overlook above Bean Lake. At around 3.6 miles you will see a communal campsite on the right, with a number...
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  • Silver Bay, Minnesota

    Hike to High Falls and Two Step Falls

    5.0
    3 mi
    Located within Tettegouche State Park, High Falls of the Baptism river is the highest waterfall entirely in Minnesota (High Falls of the Pigeon River is higher, but half of it lies on the Ontario border). The High Falls are one of the major highlights of Tettegouche State Park.Depending on wher...
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  • Silver Bay, Minnesota

    Superior Hiking Trail: Section 4

    50.72 mi / 5915 ft gain
    Superior Hiking Trail: Section 4 is a point-to-point trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Silver Bay, Minnesota.
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  • Silver Bay, Minnesota

    Superior Hiking Trail: Crystal Creek to Blesner Creek

    25.1 mi / 3415 ft gain
    Superior Hiking Trail: Crystal Creek to Blesner Creek is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a lake located near Finland, Minnesota.
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  • Ontonagon, Michigan

    Little Carp, Beaver Creek, and South Mirror Lake Loop

    12.23 mi / 1214 ft gain
    Little Carp, Beaver Creek, and South Mirror Lake Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near White Pine, Michigan.
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