Jewels of Lake Superior

Along windswept beaches and cliffs, visitors experience where water meets land and sky, culture meets culture, and past meets present. The 21 islands and 12 miles of mainland host a unique blend of cultural and natural resources.  Lighthouses shine over Lake Superior and the new wilderness areas. Visitors can hike, paddle, sail, or cruise to experience these Jewels of Lake Superior.

Features

What's Happening Around the Apostles

What's Happening Around the Apostles

Find out what's going on around the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore and surrounding area. Links to current Park related issues and events.

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Letter from the Superintendent

State of the Park 2015

Annual letter from the Superintendent on the state of the park.

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Getting to the Islands

Getting to the Islands

Getting to these islands on Lake Superior can be a challenge, but there are several ways to go about it.

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Our Environmental Commitment: Integrating environmental stewardship into all operations

Integrated Environmental Plan

Apostle Islands National Lakeshore is proud to pioneer the Integrated Environmental Plan (IEP).

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