September 01, 2016
Expanded Temporary Closure on Oak Island due to Bear Activity
Due to increased bear activity, the temporary closure on Oak Island...
August 14, 2016
Temporary Closure on Oak Island due to Bear Activity
A temporary closure is in place for Oak Island...
August 11, 2016
Tragic Fatality in Lake Superior off of Stockton Island
A young man tragically died on August 10th, when currents pulled him...
July 25, 2016
World Ranger Day
World Ranger Day program at Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, at the Visitor Center in Bayfield, Wisconsin.
July 22, 2016
Widespread Storm Damage in Apostle Islands NL
Severe thunderstorms and associated high winds that occurred...
July 12, 2016
Eleven Kayakers Rescued from Sand Island
During severe thunderstorms that caused widespread flooding in the region
June 30, 2016
Centennial Trivia Contest
Celebrate the birth of our nation and the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the National Park Service as two teams from the gateway communities compete in a trivia contest for bragging rights and glory!
June 09, 2016
Ashland Mural Dedication
The newest mural in Ashland's Mural Walk highlights Apostle Islands National Lakeshore. It will be unveiled June 30, 2016 in celebration of the National Park Service's Centennial.
June 08, 2016
Great Lakes Poetry Installation
Great Lakes poetry art installed at Apostle Islands National Lakeshore and for other Great Lakes National Park sites.
May 11, 2016
Bad River collaborative art grant
Today, the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Park Service announced $1,067,500 in support of support 50 grants in 27 states, including an award of $15,000 to the Bad River Tribe for Lake Superior Watershed and Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Collaborative Art Project.
April 28, 2016
Tourism benefits of Apostle Islands 2016
A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 232,662 visitors to Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in 2015 spent $36 million in communities near the park. That spending supported 571 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to the local economy of $44 million.
February 25, 2016
Bayfield Library hosts Centennial presentation
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the National Park Service
(NPS). On Monday February 29 at 6 pm, the Bayfield Library will host a special
presentation titled “The National Park Service…100 Years and Counting”. Neil Howk, Assistant Chief of Interpretation and Education at Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, will explore some of the history of the NPS and explain efforts to celebrate this anniversary.
January 26, 2016
Now booking campsites online
Campers to Apostle Islands National Lakeshore can now check availability and reserve campsite online at www.recreation.gov.
January 04, 2016
Recreational Fee Changes for 2016
Recreational fee changes went into effect January 1, 2016 at Apostle Islands National Lakeshore after public input. These fees help pay for a variety of visitor services.