Sandspit Trail: 0.75 mile
A well-traveled trail from the lighthouse to the sandspit on the east side of the island.
West Bay Trail: 1.0 mile
A lightly used trail from the lighthouse, past West Bay, to the northern tip of the island. After the Sand Island lighthouse was automated in 1921, Raspberry Island keepers would walk this trail to reach a spot where they could check its beacon.
Did You Know?
Lake Superior showed a 79% decrease in ice cover from 1973 to 2010 based on analysis of historical satellite images from that period. - (Wang et. al., 15 Feb., 2012, Journal of Climate)