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 »
What's Happening - Nature and Science
2012 What's Happening - Nature and Science
Ironwood Sandspit Restoration
A team effort of maintenance and resource management staff worked together to move the campsite on Ironwood sandspit from the west to the east side of the sandspit.
Ironwood Sandspit Restoration (1.18mb pdf)
2011 What's Happening - Nature and Science
Natural Resource Highlights.
Yearly reports of natural resource issues affecting the Apostles.
Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Vegetation Map
Follow this link to the Vegetation Map (2.85mb pdf) for the Apostle Islands.
Sandscape Restoration Projects Funded by the F&WS Coastal Program. Resource Brief (1.08mb pdf)
Did You Know?
In his “Report on Apostle Islands National Park Project, January 20, 1931”, landscape architect Harlan Kelsey noted that “the hand of man has mercilessly destroyed the islands’ virgin beauty, and, therefore, a largely controlling element as outstanding national park material even if other reasons made them eligible…this project does not meet National Park Service standards.”