Sand Island Campsite, Trail, and Day-Use Plan/Environmental Assessment
Apostle Islands National Lakeshore is developing a plan/environmental assessment (EA) for Sand Island that will help implement a portion of the park's General Management Plan (GMP) and Accessibility Transition Plan. The GMP calls for increased camping opportunities;trails that are accessible to visitors of all abilities;a day-use area;and improved docking on Sand Island. The Accessibility Transition Plan recommends replacing the dock;creating an accessible route from the dock to the light station;and modifying one group site and one individual site to provide features of accessibility.
Public is input is being sought on the Draft Sand Island Campsite and Day-use Plan/Environmental Assessment. (1,805 kb pdf)
Public meeting: October 6, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm Park Headquarter, 415 Washington Ave., Bayfield, WI 54814
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)