La Pointe, Wisconsin

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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

    Hike Bay View Trail, Big Bay State Park

    2.6 mi
    Starting at the parking lot, you will walk into an open field with a couple picnic tables. On the right side of the field, the trail enters into a forest and walks along Lake Superior. There are several spots along the trail that you can find to cliff jump and go for a swim. The lake is so clear ...
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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

    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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  • Bayfield, Wisconsin

    Hike the Lake Superior Ice Caves

    5.0
    1 mi
    Begin at Meyer's Beach in the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore near Cornucopia, WI. There is a parking lot, but get there early in the day to get a spot and make sure to use the bathroom before heading out. There is no opportunity on the ice.Head out onto the frozen lake and follow the shorelin...
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  • Ashland, Wisconsin

    Cross Country Ski the Ashland Trails

    These trails are located right in the town of Ashland, WI. They are off from Maple Lane right in the parking lot for the hospital.  They are the perfect option for people new to skiing and people who would like to get outside or train by taking a quick lap!  All together the trails are a total of...
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  • Mellen, Wisconsin

    Red Granite Falls

    2.46 mi / 246 ft gain
    Starting at the parking lot for Loon Lake, follow the signs for Red Granite Falls across a grassed yard and into the woods. The trail is a wide, well-maintained gravel trail that creates a figure-eight loop as it crosses itself twice. Halfway along the trail (regardless of which loop direction y...
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  • Ironwood, Michigan

    Photograph the Potawatomi and Gorge Waterfalls

    5.0
    Potawatomi and Gorge falls are two of the most scenic waterfalls on the black river. These two waterfalls are an easy stop for anyone and both waterfalls are accessible for wheelchairs.  The Black River Scenic Byway starts north of US 2 near Bessemer. There are signs on the highway.  The falls ar...
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  • Two Harbors, Minnesota

    Hike Split Rock Lighthouse State Park to Corundum Point

    5.8 mi / 300 ft gain
    On November 28, 1905, a violent storm hit Split Rock Point on the North Shore of Lake Superior. While large storms aren't unusual at Split Rock, this particular storm resulted in the destruction of twenty-nine ships on the lake in a single day, prompting the construction of Split Rock Lighthouse....
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  • Two Harbors, Minnesota

    Explore Gooseberry Falls

    4.6
    Gooseberry Falls State Park is the first State Park you hit traveling up the North Shore after leaving Duluth. Located 13 miles north of Two Harbors on Highway 61, Gooseberry Falls State Park a quick turn off of the highway which is very well marked with signs. Follow signs for Falls parking.You ...
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  • Two Harbors, Minnesota

    Snowshoe to Corundum Point at Split Rock Lighthouse State Park

    5.8 mi / 240 ft gain
    Although there are dozens of ways to do this trip and I encourage you to explore, I suggest one hike that I think does a good job of introducing this areas to new visitors. If you are planning on snowshoeing like I suggest, try to get a day with a good amount of fresh snow (6+ inches). Packed sno...
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  • Two Harbors, Minnesota

    Hike to the Fifth Falls of the Gooseberry River

    3.8
    2 mi / 100 ft gain
    Gooseberry Falls State Park is the first State Park you hit traveling up the North Shore after leaving Duluth. Located 13 miles north of Two Harbors on Highway 61, Gooseberry Falls State Park a quick turn off of the highway which is very well marked with signs. Follow signs for Falls parking. Beg...
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  • Silver Bay, Minnesota

    Explore Black Beach Park

    5.0
    From the parking lot, you can head right to the beach and scramble onto the rock formation seen in the first picture. If you head left you can check out the beach and scramble onto some bluffs with good viewpoints of the shoreline. 
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  • Silver Bay, Minnesota

    Explore Palisade Head

    4.7
    Just an hour north of Duluth, Palisade Head is a go-to spot for artists, rock climbers and sight-seers in Northern Minnesota. The massive rock formation rises 932 feet above the North Shore of Lake Superior. The view from the top is both spectacular and spine-tingling. The cliff edge, which runs ...
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  • Silver Bay, Minnesota

    Hike along the Baptism River to Cascade Falls

    1.5 mi
    Once you pull into the Visitor Center Parking Lot, drive down towards the Baptism River and park before crossing the river. The trailhead is just on the other side of the river.  The trail follows the river towards the falls with several small trails down to enjoy the river and rapids at differen...
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