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Big Bay State ParkTrail descriptions

Hiking Cross-country skiing Bay View trail


Lagoon Boardwalk Trail.
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The 1.3-mile Bay View Trail follows the shoreline on the north side of Big Bay Point. Late in the day, it's a great place to see deer and other wildlife and spectacular sunsets.

Hiking Boardwalk

The half-mile-long Boardwalk Trail is a a flat, well-marked, accessible boardwalk with wooden benches at several points, interpretive signs and views of Lake Superior. The trail goes through a northern forest of red and white pines on the Big Bay Sand Spit. Pets are not permitted on the boardwalk.

Hiking Lagoon Ridges trail

This 2.6-mile trail goes around the west side of the lagoon and wetlands to the Indoor Group Camp. Big Bay State Park is working with the Town of La Pointe to extend a trail from the Lagoon Trail to a town park in La Pointe.

Hiking Cross-country skiing Point trail

Connecting with the Bay View Trail near the tip of the point, this 1.7-mile trail includes a loop with both inland and shoreline segments, plus a trail that winds through the woods between the outdoor group camp and regular campground and beach area (Woods Trail). The Cut Across Trail is a short volunteer trail that serves as a shortcut through the woods to the Point Trail Loop.

Last revised: Friday October 17 2014