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Get Outdoors!Date range: Saturday, August 18, 2018 to Saturday, August 18, 2018

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Saturday, August 18, 2018

Big Bay's 24th Annual Sand Castle Day

657 days old

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Activities: Festivals, Hike, Nature study, Outdoor activity
Location: Big Bay SP

Grab your shovels, buckets and creativity for a fun-filled day along our beautiful Barrier Beach. Groups or individuals of all ages are welcome to participate (registration is free)! Contest Registration begins at 9 a.m.Judging begins atnoon. Prizes will be awarded following judging. Even if you don't participate, join us for other activities and stroll along the lake to watch the sand creations unfold. Other activities during the day include a State Natural Area guided hike on the boardwalk, nature stations and craft table and naturalist programs. At night there will also be a Universe in the Park program held by UW-Madison's Astronomy Dept.


Big Bay SP information

Big Bay State Park is on Madeline Island, the largest of Lake Superior's 22 Apostle Islands. The 2,350-acre park has a 1.5-mile beach, campground with drinking water, showers and toilets, an outdoor group camp, picnic areas and more than seven miles of hiking and nature trails with incredible views of Lake Superior.

Mailing Address: 2402 Hagen Rd. , La Pointe, Wisconsin 54850

Note: Event dates and times are subject to change or cancellation. Please verify event status, dates and times prior to attendance. Some events, such as candlelight skis/hikes are very popular, and access to these events may be restricted at times when parking capacity has been reached.

Last revised: Friday, June 07, 2019