• Stockton Island, looking south.

    Apostle Islands

    National Lakeshore Wisconsin

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    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 »

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Cooperating Association

Eastern National

Eastern National (EN) is a non-profit organization that provides quality educational products and services to America's national parks and other public trusts. EN functions as: a part of the interpretive arm of the National Park Service, a business that acquires or produces and sells materials to enhance the enjoyment of park visitors, and a philanthropic organization that disperses its net income to the Service for its diverse programs. EN operates sales outlets at several park visitor centers at Apostle Islands National Lakeshore and also conducts sales by phone, mail, and website (www.eParks.com). All purchases benefit the national lakeshore. The "Around the Archipelago" newspaper is just one of many free publications and information handouts that are funded annually through the generosity of Eastern National.

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Did You Know?

Workers at quarry

Brownstone (sandstone) was shipped from quarries in the Apostle Islands at the end of the 19th century to midwestern cities like Chicago, Milwaukee, Detroit, Cleveland, Minneapolis, and St. Paul where it was used to build some of the cities' most distinctive landmarks.