• A mid-afternoon veiw down the expanse of Isle Royale National Park.  Photo taken from the Mount Ojibway Fire Tower.

    Isle Royale

    National Park Michigan

There are park alerts in effect.
hide Alerts »
  • Unmanned aircraft including hobbyists

    All waters and lands within the boundary of Isle Royale National Park have been closed to the use of unmanned aircraft including radio-controlled airplanes, hexacopters, and similar items. More »

Contact Us

Write to:
Isle Royale National Park
800 East Lakeshore Drive
Houghton, Michigan 49931-1896

(906) 482-0984

(906) 482-8753

E-mail us by clicking here:

Toll free: 1-800-433-1986, then select option "0"
or, by satellite phone or from Canada: (440) 546-5945


Did You Know?

Areal view of the Island's northshore.

Isle Royale was designated as a Biosphere Reserve on February 17, 1981. It is part of a program designed to protect examples of the different ecosystems of the world and to encourage research. It was chosen for its unspoiled nature and represents the northern lake forest biome.