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 »
General Management Plan
The National Park Service is pleased to announce the release of the Final General Management Plan/Wilderness Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement (GMP) for Apostle Islands National Lakeshore. News Release (64.3kb pdf)
GMP Summary Document (6.6mb pdf) This presentation plan is a shortened version of the General Management Plan / Wilderness Management Plan / Environmental Impact Statement that was released in April 2011. This plan does not include the environmental impact analysis or the alternatives that were considered but not selected.
November 9, 2011. NPS Releases "Short Version" of Final Long-Term Plan for Apostle Islands. (84kb pdf)
Preferred Alternative Summary (Final GMP) (84kb pdf)
The Final 2011 Apostle Islands National Lakeshore General Management Plan (GMP)/Wilderness Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) is available here:
Federal Register Documents
The Final GMP, Draft GMP (2009) and other documents can be downloaded from the NPS Planning, Environment, and Public Comment website. Here...
Did You Know?
Apostle Islands NL has one of the newest federally designated wilderness area in the NPS (Gaylord Nelson Wilderness, 12/4/04).