• 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?


In his “Report on Apostle Islands National Park Project, January 20, 1931”, landscape architect Harlan Kelsey noted that “the hand of man has mercilessly destroyed the islands’ virgin beauty, and, therefore, a largely controlling element as outstanding national park material even if other reasons made them eligible…this project does not meet National Park Service standards.”