• Stockton Island, looking south.

    Apostle Islands

    National Lakeshore Wisconsin

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Nearby Campgrounds

Car campers and RV users are accommodated at the following campgrounds:


  • Dalrymple Park - 30 sites, limited facilities.
  • Apostle Islands View Campground - 50 sites, complete facilities, reservations (715)779-5524.

Madeline Island

  • Big Bay State Park- 60 sites, some facilities,

    Contact Number: (715) 747-6425

    Reservations: (888) 947-2757
  • Big Bay Town Park - 42 sites, limited facilities.

Red Cliff Reservation

  • Buffalo Bay Campgrounds - Next to marina, 50 sites, RV and tent sites, (715) 779-3712
  • Point Detour Wilderness Campgrounds - Near Little Sand Bay, tent sites only (715) 779-3712

Upper Bayfield Peninsula

  • Little Sand Bay Campground - 20 sites, limited facilities.


  • Memorial Park Campground - 52 sites, complete facilities.
  • West End Park Campground - 47 sites, complete facilities.


  • South Shore Campground - RV and tent sites, (715) 682-7722


  • Town campground - more than 25 tent sites, 12 RV sites. Facilities include water, toilets, picnic pavilion.

Did You Know?

Bear on Stockton Island

Black bear populations on the islands have their ups and downs. Between 2002 and 2010 the bear population on Stockton Island fell from 26 to 13. More bears were found on Oak Island (18) than on Stockton, and the numbers on Sand Island almost doubled from 6 to 10 individuals during that time.