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 few years.

Tent on the shores of Chickenbone Lake

Camping & Backpacking

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

Wolf on the prowl through a snowy forest


Wolves have been the apex predator on Isle Royale since 1948.

Bull Moose walking down a trail


Learn about the Moose of Isle Royale.

 Bookstore items set-up on shelves

Isle Royale & Keweenaw Parks Association

IRKPA is a member-supported, nonprofit cooperating association that supports Isle Royale in many ways. Photo Courtesy Alison Pontynen.

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

Read The Greenstone 2019 Park Newspaper

Your one-stop trip planning guide.

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!

Last updated: September 27, 2019

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

800 East Lakeshore Drive
Houghton, MI 49931


(906) 482-0984

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