Your Invitation to a Superior Wilderness Experience!
Explore a rugged, isolated island where wolves and moose abound, far from the sights and sounds of civilization. Surrounded by Lake Superior, Isle Royale offers unparalleled solitude and adventures for backpackers, hikers, boaters, kayakers, canoeists and scuba divers. Here, amid stunning scenic beauty, you'll find opportunities for reflection and discovery, and make memories that last a lifetime
National Park's Ship, RANGER III
The largest ship which provides transportation to the island and is also the largest piece of moving equipment owned by the National Park Service.Read More
Boater Camping Permit Request
Use this site when requesting an on-line, fax, or mailed-in boater permit for campsites, anchorages, or dock space. Instructions and form are on link.Read More
Transportation Services to the Island Wilderness
Five different services provide transporation to Isle Royale National Park: two are from Grand Portage, Minnesota and three depart from Michigan.Read More
Group Camping Reservation Request
Advance reservations are required for groups of seven to ten people. To make a reservation click on the link below.Read More
Brochures, Handouts, and Park Newspaper
Looking for a copy of the "Rock Harbor Area Guide", trail milage handout, or the park newspaper, "The Greenstone"? You will find these and many more.Read More
Great Lakes Junior Ranger Program
Now you can become a Great Lakes Junior Ranger. Through activities, games, and puzzles, you'll have fun exploring and learning about the Great Lakes.Read More
Cultural Resources Management Plan
The plan will address the general management, preservation, public use, and interpretation of cultural resources island-wide.Read More
Rock Harbor Lodge Complex
Offering 60 lodge rooms and 20 housekeeping cabins on the island's northeast side. On the southwest side two rustic cabins will be available.Read More
Isle Royale and Keweenaw Parks Association
A member supported organization which publishes and sells educational products. Funds raised are reinvested to support research and interpretation.Read More
Did You Know?
Ryan Island on Isle Royale’s Siskiwit Lake is the largest island on the largest lake on the largest island on the largest freshwater lake in the world.