• 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

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Contact Us

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

Telephone:
(906) 482-0984

Fax:
(906) 482-8753

E-mail us by clicking here:

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

 

Did You Know?

A dark shinning rock outcrop glistens from the rain.

The last glacier receded from this area about 10,000 years ago. As the glaciers melted, they formed a huge lake which permanently separated Isle Royale from the mainland. Today, the coolness of the big lake (Lake Superior) creates a climate in which artic plant species grow.