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Best trails in Bayfield

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Looking for a great trail near Bayfield, Wisconsin? AllTrails has 9 great hiking trails, views trails, forest trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Split Rock Lighthouse State Park or Big Bay State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Apostle Islands National Lakeshore or Houghton Falls Nature Preserve. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 5 easy trails in Bayfield ranging from 1.6 to 3.7 miles and from 603 to 751 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Bayfield
Top trails (9)
#1 - Meyers Beach Sea Cave Trail
Apostle Islands National Lakeshore
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Length: 4.6 mi • Est. 2 h 2 m
This is part of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore. There is a $5 fee to park. Show more
#2 - Lakeshore Trail Campsite via Meyers Beach
Apostle Islands National Lakeshore
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Length: 10.9 mi • Est. 4 h 23 m
#3 - Ironbridge and Nature Trail
Bayfield, Wisconsin
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Length: 0.5 mi • Est. 14 m
#4 - Sand Island Circumnavigation
Apostle Islands National Lakeshore
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Length: 15.5 mi
#5 - Brownstone Trail
Bayfield, Wisconsin
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Length: 3.1 mi • Est. 1 h 21 m
NOTE: this trail is periodically closed due to erosion and landslides. Show more
#6 - Anderson Point Trail to Julian Bay Trail
Apostle Islands National Lakeshore
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Length: 1.6 mi • Est. 40 m
This trail loops through the forest along Anderson Point's rocky shoreline between Julian Bay beach and the Presque Isle visitor's center.Show more
#7 - Basswood Island - Dock to Brownstone Quarry
Bayfield, Wisconsin
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Length: 2.9 mi • Est. 1 h 22 m
#8 - Basswood Island
Bayfield, Wisconsin
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Length: 3.7 mi • Est. 1 h 29 m
This is one of the kayak treks.Show more
#9 - Frog Bay National Tribal Park Loop [CLOSED]
Frog Bay National Tribal Park
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 50 m
Note: As of 8/27/20, users have reported that this area is temporarily closed to non-tribal members.Show more