Designated Camping Zones
Camping is available outside of individual or group campsites on all islands except Devils, Eagle, Gull, Long, and York. Camping zones have been established on the rest of the islands for visitors seeking a remote backcountry experience. Camping zone maps are available at the headquarters visitor center. A fee of $10/party/night will be charged. Only one camping party will be allowed per zone per night. Parties camping in designated camping zones are limited to a maximum of five campers and two tents. They should use backpacking stoves for cooking and practice "Leave No Trace" camping techniques.
The following areas are CLOSED to camping:
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.”