• Stockton Island, looking south.

    Apostle Islands

    National Lakeshore Wisconsin

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    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 »

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Bad River Ojibwe
Home of the Ojibwe
This area named the Apostle Islands is home for some of the Ojibwe people who live throughout the Great Lakes.
 
The Fishery Today
The Hokenson Fishery
After several unsuccessful years on the farm the brothers bought three pound nets and began fishing commercially.

 
Farm worker Axel Anderson with draft horses, Sand Island.
Farming in the Apostles
A four-foot cucumber... a 70-pound squash... potatoes eight inches around!

Did You Know?

Former Senator and Governor Gaylord Nelson

Apostle Islands NL has one of the newest federally designated wilderness area in the NPS (Gaylord Nelson Wilderness, 12/4/04).