Your Invitation to a Superior Wilderness

Explore a rugged, isolated island, 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.

Two Wolves travel in a single-file line across ice and snow in winter.

Media Information for Wolf Relocation

The NPS and partners are working to release 20-30 wolves at Isle Royale National Park over the next 3-5 years.

Boardwalk Trail Through Ferns

Your Fees at Work

What park improvement projects have your fees funded? Check out a project list by year.

Painting of a moose encounter on the Stoll Trail.

Artist-in-Residence Program

Explore your art through wilderness.

Teen Artist sitting on rocky Lake Superior shoreline, sketching with colored pencils.

Become an Isle Royale Teen Artist

"My art has taken on a new dynamic; I appreciate the wild and natural ways of life the Island showed me." Elisha Houle, 2016 Teen Artist.

Rugged Isle Royale coastline with blue water, shallow reefs, forest, and rocks.

Park Entrance Fees

Isle Royale charges a daily $7 per person entrance fee. All Federal Recreation Passes waive this fee. Get details!

Multiple photos of wildlife, plants, and people on Isle Royale with the words

Read the 2018 Greenstone Park Newspaper

Your one-stop trip planning guide.

Vast expanse of calm, blue water stretches from the shoreline of the island to Canada.

Share Your Photos on Instagram!

Use #isleroyalenps on Instagram for a chance for your island photo to be featured.

Last updated: December 11, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

800 East Lakeshore Drive
Houghton, MI 49931

Phone:

(906) 482-0984

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