Plan Your Visit

Kayakers at the Mainland Caves
Kayakers at the Mainland Caves
Directions
Though Apostle Islands National Lakeshore features several points of interest located on the mainland, most people consider the islands themselves to be the most rewarding destination. More...
 
Sailing around the Apostles
Sailing around the Apostles
Operating Hours & Seasons
The mainland portion and the islands of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore are open to visitors year round. From time to time closures or advisories will close or limit access to certain locations. Check here for current closures and advisories. More...
 
Two tents at Presque Isle
Two tents at Presque Isle
Fees & Reservations
NPS recreational used fees were implemented at the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in 2007. More...
 
Fisherman and his catch
Fisherman and his catch
Things To Do

What's there to do in the National Lakeshore? The Apostle Islands offer outstanding opportunities for active, outdoor enjoyment and recreation. More...

 
Gulls on Long Island
Gulls on Long Island
Things To Know for a Safe Visit

Apostle Islands National Lakeshore is a coastal park on an inland sea, located on the northeastern tip of the Bayfield Peninsula, which is the northernmost mainland point in Wisconsin. Lake Superior is not just another lake "up north." More...

 
Noquebay wheel
Noquebay wheel
Brochures
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Ashland Bay Express at Quarry Bay
"Ashland Bay Express" at Quarry Bay
Getting to the Islands
Getting to these islands on Lake Superior can be a challenge, but there are several ways to go about it. More...
 
Bayfield, gateway to the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore
Bayfield, gateway to the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore

www.williamcronon.net

Gateway to the Apostle Islands
Bayfield, Wisconsin, the park’s gateway community, has been called the “Best Little Town in the Midwest.” The park is a proud member of the Bayfield Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Bureau, which offers useful information if you will be visiting the area. The Bayfield Peninsula is home of Wisconsin's Lake Superior Scenic Byway, featuring scenic views of forests, pristine sandy beaches, and the sparkling blue waters of Lake Superior and the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

415 Washington Avenue
Bayfield, WI 54814

Phone:

(715) 779-3397

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