The Best Hiking in La Pointe

Looking for the best hiking 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 hiking 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

    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

    Bay View and Woods Trail Loop

    2.79 mi / 249 ft gain
    Bay View and Woods Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near La Pointe, Wisconsin.
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  • La Pointe, Wisconsin

    Bayview Trail

    3.38 mi / 180 ft gain
    Bayview Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near La Pointe, Wisconsin.
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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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  • Washburn, Wisconsin

    Hike to Houghton Falls

    3.0
    1.5 mi
    Houghton Falls State Nature Preserve is a small but mighty park located just north of Washburn, WI. Starting at the trailhead on Houghton Falls Rd, the trail takes you through a heavily forested area filled with hemlock, yew, and birch. About 1/3 mile in, the trail comes across the Echo Dells, a ...
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  • Washburn, Wisconsin

    Houghton Falls Trail

    1.48 mi / 180 ft gain
    Houghton Falls Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Washburn, Wisconsin.
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  • Bayfield, Wisconsin

    Catch a Sunset at Hokneson Fishery

    0.16 mi / 11 ft gain
    Begin at the campground visitor center. Follow the marked paved trail right roughly .08 of a mile. The paved trail ends onto a sandy beach and the abandoned Hokenson Fishery. The trail itself is very short and should take less than 3 minutes to get to.
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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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  • Bayfield, Wisconsin

    Hike the Meyer's Beach Sea Cave Trail

    4.6 mi / 269 ft gain
    While many visitors view the mainland Apostle Island Caves via kayak, this trail provides an alternative view of the caves. The Meyer’s Beach Sea Cave Trail follows 2.3 miles of the Lakeshore Trail, which begins at the Meyer’s Beach parking lot near Cornucopia, Wisconsin. The first 0.7 miles of t...
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  • La Pointe, Wisconsin

    Anderson Point Trail to Julian Bay Trail

    1.56 mi / 85 ft gain
    Anderson Point Trail to Julian Bay Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Bayfield, Wisconsin.
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  • La Pointe, Wisconsin

    Tombolo Trail

    3.58 mi / 157 ft gain
    Tombolo Trail is a loop trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Ashland, Wisconsin.
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  • Cornucopia, Wisconsin

    Hike to Lost Creek Falls

    4.0
    2.5 mi
    The trailhead has been updated for Lost Creek Falls and can now be found on Trail Drive in Cornucopia. On this well-marked 3-mile trail, there are signs along the trail, new boardwalks, and a larger parking area. This is a very nice trail en route to beautiful falls. 
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  • Cornucopia, Wisconsin

    Lost Creek Falls

    1.89 mi / 151 ft gain
    Lost Creek Falls is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Cornucopia, Wisconsin.
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  • Ironwood, Michigan

    Hike to Superior Falls

    0.5 mi / -100 ft gain
    Superior Falls sits right next to the Superior River, near the northern terminus of the Montreal River. The parking area for the falls is rather large, and there are porta-potties directly next to the parking area.  To see the lower region of the falls, you can hike down to the base of the river,...
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