WI DOT Road Construction on HWY 13
The Wisconsin DOT plans to replace three culverts on WIS 13 between Cornucopia and Red Cliff. Culverts will be replaced at these locations: Saxine Creek, Saxine Tributary, and Sand River Tributary. The construction may impact your trip to Apostle Islands. 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?
Black bear populations on the islands have their ups and downs. Between 2002 and 2010 the bear population on Stockton Island fell from 26 to 13. More bears were found on Oak Island (18) than on Stockton, and the numbers on Sand Island almost doubled from 6 to 10 individuals during that time.