• 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 »

Business Partners - Tours, Kayak Outfitters, Charters and Water Taxis

Business Partners of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore provide a variety of ways to see and enjoy the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore. They offer opportunities to learn, explore, and experience the park through unique and specialized trips, tours, adventures and expeditions. The following commercial, public, and private companies and organizations are currently authorized to operate within the park under terms of a Commercial Use Authorization or Special Use Permit:

Current List: Tours, Kayak Outfitters, Charters, and Water Taxis (pdf updated every Friday by COB)

This list is published as a courtesy to park visitors and NPS makes every attempt to keep it up-to-date. Business partners should not rely on this website as their sole means of advertising to potential customers. Business partners must have a valid Commercial Use Authorization (CUA) or Special Use Permit (SUP) in order to provide these services within the national lakeshore.


Did You Know?

Bear on Stockton Island

Black bear populations on the islands have their ups and downs. Between 2002 and 2010 the bear population on Stockton Island fell from 26 to 13. More bears were found on Oak Island (18) than on Stockton, and the numbers on Sand Island almost doubled from 6 to 10 individuals during that time.