Bayfield County works in conjunction with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to test 13 Lake Superior Beaches in our County. Beaches are tested once a week from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Some priority beaches, such as Thompson's Park are tested more frequently.
For the 2023 Beach testing season we will be sampling the following beaches: 2 x per week:
Bayview Park (Sioux River North)
Friendly Valley Rd. (Sioux River South)
Siskiwit W (Cornucopia Beach on Superior St)
Siskiwit E (Cornucopia Beach)
Thompson's West End Park
1 x per week:
Port Wing W (Quarry Point)
Port Wing E
Little Sand Bay
Washington Ave in Bayfield
Broad St. in Bayfield
Memorial Park Campground - Washburn
Washburn Marina Beach
Interested in other Wisconsin Beaches? The Wisconsin DNR website has updates for all Great Lakes Beaches throughout Wisconsin!