Mainland Sea Caves - Winter Conditions
Follow this link for information on winter conditions at the mainland sea caves: what to wear, what to bring, how to get there, and things you should know. More »
There are current closures of areas within the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore. Click for more information and see if these closures will affect your trip. More »
There are a lot of exciting things to do and places to explore at the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore! You can visit a lighthouse and see how kids spent their summers on an island. You could hang out on a beautiful sandy beach, or paddle a kayak into sandstone caves. Later on you could camp under the stars while black bears smell your footprints on the beach... Remember to always keep safety in mind, have fun, and tell your friends and family about the coolest time you had at the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore!
Click below for the newest, coolest, most exciting version of the Apostle Islands Junior Ranger Activity Booklet!
Apostle Islands School
Apostle Islands School is a cooperative effort between the National Park Service, Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute, and Northland College. Click to go to the Northland College website for the Apostle Islands School and see what other kids do while at the Islands.
Tell your teachers that you want to learn about the Lighthouses found on the Apostle Islands. Click on the text below to download the different parts of the Lighthouse Curriculum.
Lighthouse Curriculum Part A (826kb pdf)
Did You Know?
Brownstone (sandstone) was shipped from quarries in the Apostle Islands at the end of the 19th century to midwestern cities like Chicago, Milwaukee, Detroit, Cleveland, Minneapolis, and St. Paul where it was used to build some of the cities' most distinctive landmarks.