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Wisconsin Point

Wisconsin Point, along with Minnesota Point, reportedly make up the largest freshwater sandbar in the world with:


  • 229 acres, with 2 3/4 miles of beach
  • Bird watching, hiking, beach use, and duck hunting
  • Watchable Wildlife area
  • Historical marker for a sacred Chippewa burial ground
  • Superior entry lighthouse

Rules and Regulations

  • Motor vehicle traffic and parking is prohibited between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and       4:00 a.m. on Wisconsin Point Road, including any parking areas, beyond Lot #1, except during the spring smelt run season as defined by the Parks and Recreation Department
  • Glass beverage containers are prohibited
  • Fires may not be started closer than 10 feet from the nearest plant life
  • Camping is not allowed between the hours of 10:30 p.m. and 5:00 a.m., except during the spring smelt run
  • Horseback riding is not allowed on Wisconsin Point (see the Superior Municipal Forest page)


View a trail map of Wisconsin Point

View the Wisconsin Point Area Management Plan

Photos courtesy of Tom Bridge

Check out the St. Louis River Estuary page where you can learn about plans for the restoration of Wisconsin Point.  Be sure to click on and enjoy exploring the "Story Maps" which are a great feature of the site!