Chequamegon Bay Birding & Nature Festival: Birding Big Bay State Park, (registration required)
Name: Chequamegon Bay Birding & Nature Festival: Birding Big Bay State Park, (registration required)
Date: May 17, 2018
*This event is a part of the Cheqamegon Bay Birding & Nature Festival, registration is required* Take a unique journey to this beautiful state park on Madeline Island, where over 240 bird species have been seen. Depart from NGLVC at 6:30 am or meet at the Bayfield Ferry Dock in Bayfield at 7:00 am to catch the 7:30 am ferry to Madeline Island. A bus will transport you to Big Bay State Park entrance station by 8:30 am. Local birding experts will lead a twohour walk on either the Boardwalk Trail or the Lagoon Ridge Trail. There are limited facilities at the state park, so carry water, snacks, dress in layers, wear sturdy footwear, and be prepared to pack out what you pack in. A bus will transport you back to catch the Ferry at 11 am. Ferries depart the island for the return to Bayfield every half hour. Register at 1800-284-9484, additional cost:$32/per person includes roundtrip ferry and bus transportation from Bayfield and state park entrance fee. optional:Bring your vehicle (additional cost) and plan a day on Madeline Island visiting other attractions.