• Stockton Island, looking south.

    Apostle Islands

    National Lakeshore Wisconsin

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  • 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 »

  • Current Closures

    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 »


The staff of Apostle Islands National Lakeshore is committed to preserving the unique archipelago for the enjoyment of this and future generations. We work closely alongside Federal, state, tribal, local and private partners to accomplish our mission, and maintain close, positive relationships with our gateway communities, area businesses, local citizens and many friends of the park.

Stockton Island Flower
Our Partners

NPS Concessionaire, Visitor Trips and Expedition Services, and Friends

On Stockton Island

Park Statistics
Resources and visitation information.

On Sand Island

Laws and Policies
Laws and Regulations pertaining to the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore

On Stockton Island

Park Planning
Studies, plans, and assessments.

Stockton Island

State of the Park
Annual letter from the Superintendent.

Did You Know?


Lake Superior showed a 79% decrease in ice cover from 1973 to 2010 based on analysis of historical satellite images from that period. - (Wang et. al., 15 Feb., 2012, Journal of Climate)