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Some cities have parks. Bayfield? We’ve got an entire Great Lake. Not to mention the Apostle Islands, which calm the waters and set the stage for some of the most spectacular views on Lake Superior-maybe even anywhere. And, from Lake Superior tours to scuba diving activities and more, Bayfield offers so many ways for you to get out and experience the beauty and majesty of The Big Lake.

Hop the ferry to Madeline Island to enjoy an amazing view of Bayfield and the surrounding bluffs from the deep blue waters of Lake Superior. Or venture further out into the Apostle Islands on a boat cruise to view our historic lighthouses. Feeling a little more adventurous? With a quick lesson, you can join a Lake Superior kayak tour to explore the world-famous Apostle Islands sea caves.

Experienced sailors already know that the protected waters surrounding Bayfield offer some of the best sailing and recreational boating in the world. Keep your own boat at one of several local marinas or charter one of the many vessels available for rent to discover the big water of the North Channel.

Fishing enthusiasts will find the bountiful waters of Lake Superior near Bayfield are teeming with prize trout, whitefish and salmon. To help you land your limit, Bayfield offers plenty of fishing boat tours and private guides to take you to the area’s hottest fishing spots.

With many scenic shipwrecks to explore nearby, Bayfield also makes a great base camp for those interested in scuba diving activities.

From fishing to ferry sailing, perhaps no place allows you to experience more of Lake Superior’s raw natural beauty, highlights and activities than Bayfield, Wisconsin.

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