WI DOT Road Construction on HWY 13
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 »
There are current closures of areas within the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore. Click for more information and see if these closures will affect your trip. More »
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?
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%).