• Stockton Island, looking south.

    Apostle Islands

    National Lakeshore Wisconsin

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What's Happening Around the Apostles

Snakes tongue

Snakes tongue

Damon Panek

What's New / What's Cool

What's New / What's Cool 2014. (42kb pdf)

What's New / What's Cool 2013. (150kb pdf)

What's New / What's Cool 2012. (52kb pdf)

 
Plover Enclosure on Long Island

Piping plover enclosure on Long Island

Current Closures

Follow this link for up-to-date closures in the park. More...
 
"Be a Ranger"

"Be a Ranger"

2014 Season - Schedule of Events

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Biodiesel powered NPS boat off Sand Island

Biodiesel powered NPS boat off Sand Island.

What's Happening - History and Culture

Follow this link to find out what is going on around the Apostles in the cultural resource management program. More...

 
Piping Plover

Piping Plover on Long Island

What's Happening - Nature and Science

Follow this link to find out what is going on around the Apostles in the natural resources management program. More...

 
Kayaks at Little Sand Bay

Kayaks at Little Sand Bay

Bayfield Summer Recreation

Follow this external link to find information on summer activities in the Apostle Islands area. More...

 
Mainland Trailhead Bulletin Board

A ranger makes sure information is posted

News Releases

Follow this link to find the most recent Apostle Islands National Lakeshore news releases. More...

 
Rafting at Rocky Island

Rafting at Rocky Island

Recreational User Fees

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VHS Fish

Fish showing signs of VHS

Photo by John Lumsden

Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia (VHS)

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Did You Know?

Hikers on the beach

Based on a July, 2004 visitor survey, the most common activities that visitors participated in during their visit included sightseeing (80%), walking on beaches (66%), and photography (57%).