• Stockton Island, looking south.

    Apostle Islands

    National Lakeshore Wisconsin

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Fees & Reservations

Reservations
To make reservations or for more information please call (715) 779-3397, select option 1.

Enhanced Amenity Fees - Recreation User Fees
NPS recreational used fees were implemented at the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in 2007. After extensive public involvement, these fees were approved by the NPS national office.

For additional information on recreation user fees click here.

For information on annual recreational passes click here.

Frequently Asked Questions

 
Camping
Individual or undesignated site, per night
$10
Group site, per night
$20


Docking
Overnight docking, boats less than 40 feet
$10
Six night ticket book, boats lees than 40 feet in length
$50
Overnight docking, boats greater 40 feet and greater
$20
Six night ticket book, boats 40 feet and greater
$100


Interpretive Programs

Regularly scheduled on or off-site, per person
$3
Regularly scheduled on or off-site, per family
$8
More in-depth tour, per person
$5
More in-depth tour, per family
$12
Custom/specialized/ immersion programs (up to 2 hours), per person
$5
Per person, per hour for each hour over 2 hours (min charge $100)
$5


Parking
Vehicle length includes length of a trailer
Meyers Beach day use, vehicle length less than 20 feet (including trailer)
$3
Meyers beach day use, vehicle length 20 feet or greater
$5
Meyers Beach annual parking pass, vehicle length less than 20 feet
$15
Meyers Beach annual parking pass, vehicle length greater than 20 feet
$25
Bayfield HQ overnight, vehicle length less than 20 feet
$5
Bayfield HQ overnight, vehicle length 20 feet or greater
$8
Bayfield HQ special event, vehicle length less than 20 feet
$10
Bayfield HQ special event, vehicle length 20 feet or greater
$20
Little Sand Bay
Free


Hunting
Hunter Access Permit
$12

 

Other Information
• The Golden Age and Golden Access Passports (or equivalent) provide a 50% discount on federal recreational user fees charged for facilities and services such as camping, docking, parking, and tours.
• Discounts will not be offered on annual passes and ticket books.
• Only the pass signee is entitled to the 50% price reduction.
• Annual Meyers Beach parking passes will not be available to organizations under Commercial Use Authorizations or Special Use Permits.
• FLREA Section 11(b) permits NPS to waive or discount fees in exchange for significant volunteer services.

Did You Know?

Sand Island Lighthouse

Apostle Islands National Lakeshore has more lighthouses than any other National Park Service area (8 historic towers on 6 islands).