Isle Royale National Park requires a backcountry/camping permit from all who stay overnight in the campgrounds, at dock, or who anchor out. The permits are used to – monitor campground use, deliver emergency messages to hiking parties, find lost campers, and serves as a tool to measure backcountry use.
Please note - for those that do not have a season pass, the on-line submission will require the requestor to call in a credit card payment to cover the park's user fee, $4.00 per person per day - call 906-482-0984 during business hours.
Did You Know?
The Ecological Study of Wolves on Isle Royale is the longest running large mammal predator-prey study on earth. The park offers outstanding possibilities for research in a remote, relatively simple ecosystem where overt human influences are limited.