• Stockton Island, looking south.

    Apostle Islands

    National Lakeshore Wisconsin

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    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 »

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Directions

Bayfield Headquarters

Bayfield Headquarters

Photo by Damon Panek, NPS

Bayfield Headquarters
The headquarters visitor center is one block off Wisconsin Route 13 in the city of Bayfield.

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Little Sand Bay Visitor Center

Little Sand Bay Visitor Center

Photo by Damon Panek, NPS

Little Sand Bay Visitor Center
The visitor center and fishery exhibit at Little Sand Bay is accessible by road or lake access, 13 miles north of Bayfield.

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Meyers Beach Stairway

Meyers Beach Stairway

Photo by Damon Panek, NPS

Meyers Beach
Meyers Beach Road, off Highway 13 about 5 miles east of Cornucopia, offers lake access and a trailhead.

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Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center

Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center

Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center
Entertain yourself at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center for an hour or an afternoon! Our one-of-a-kind four-season facility welcomes explorers of all ages.

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Kayak Outfitters Safety Briefing

Kayak Outfitters Safety Briefing

NPS

Getting to the Islands

Island locations are only accessible by water. Follow this link for information on getting to the islands. More...

Campsite GPS coordinates (62.8kb pdf)

Did You Know?

Piping Plover

Long Island is home to the only known nesting sites in Wisconsin for the endangered Piping Plover. In 2012, five nests were successful with a total of eleven surviving chicks!