Things To Do

Sailing around the Apostles

Sailing and Boating
The islands' protected bays, public docks, pristine beaches, and natural beauty offer outstanding boating opportunities. More..

Fisherman and his catch
Fishing has brought people to the Apostles for centuries. More...

Hikers on Stockton Island enjoy miles of trails through various habitats.

Hikers can enjoy more than fifty miles of maintained trails on the islands. More...

Kayakers at the Mainland Caves

Sea kayaking has become very popular way to travel among the Apostle Islands. More...

Visitors at Michigan Island get a tour of the Lightstation.
Half-Day Trip
Visit the park's mainland areas or take a cruise. More...
Outer Island Lighthouse is a great place to visit if you can make the time.

Extended Trip
Go island hopping in your boat or sea kayak, or take a cruise to Stockton Island for a camping trip.More...

Two tents at Presque Isle

Camping is available on 18 of the lakeshore's 21 islands and at one campsite on the mainland. More...

"AshlandBayExpress" at Quarry Bay
Guided Activities
Park staff offer programs from June to September. Check park visitor centers or bulletin boards for times, topics, and locations. More...
Hunters hiking the beach

Hunting and Trapping
Hunting and trapping is allowed in the national lakeshore. More...

Noquebay wheel

Scuba Diving
A free dive permit is required to scuba dive within national lakeshore boundaries. More...

Kayakers at Meyers Beach prepare to launch for their visit to the Mainland Sea Caves.
Day Trip
Take a day trip to an island for a lighthouse tour or a walk on the beach.. More...

Last updated: July 28, 2015

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