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.

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Keweenaw Waterway Cruise

Space is available August 29. Call now for your Waterway Cruise Reservation (906) 482-0984.

Tent on the shores of Chickenbone Lake

Camping & Backpacking

What you need to know for overnight camping on Isle Royale.

Two Hikers enjoy an overlook of the Isle Royale forest and the distant Lake Superior shoreline.

Protect Your Park

Understand the laws and policies that preserve and protect the park for use and enjoyment by present and future generations.

Ranger III ferry docked at the Rock Harbor Visitor Center with a rainbow in the sky.

Ranger III Reservations

Ranger III Reservations to Isle Royale can now be made online. Reservation confirmation emails typically take 1 - 3 days to receive.

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!

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Read The Greenstone 2019 Park Newspaper

Your one-stop trip planning guide.

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What's Happening at Isle Royale?

Events and Programs provided by Isle Royale National Park in Houghton, Rock Harbor, and Windigo.

Last updated: August 9, 2019

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

800 East Lakeshore Drive
Houghton, MI 49931


(906) 482-0984

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