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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