Operating Hours & Seasons
The mainland portion and the islands of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore are open to visitors year round. From time to time closures or advisories will close or limit access to certain locations. Check here for current closures and advisories.
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Bayfield Visitor Center
The HQ visitor center is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm from May 4 through May 22. The visitor center is open daily from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm from May 23 to September 30. From October 1 to 16, the visitor center will be open Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. The visitor center will close for the season on October 17. Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Headquarters business offices, at the same location on the second floor, will remain open Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, except on federal holidays.
Closed Columbus Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Day, and President's Day
Little Sand Bay Visitor Center
Devils, Michigan, and Sand Island Lighthouses
Stockton Island Visitor Center
Raspberry Island Lighthouse