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.

A park ranger stands ready to greet visitors at the Windigo dock, donning facemask

Thank You for a COVID-Free Season

While Isle Royale is open through 10/31/20, public transportation has closed for the season. Boaters may still obtain overnight permits.

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

Wolf Relocation Updates

Check on the status of the on-going Isle Royale wolf relocation program.

Wolf running in a field of snow.


Learn about the wolves on Isle Royale.

Bull Moose walking down a trail


Learn about the Moose of Isle Royale.

living room of an Isle Royale island resort

Resorts & Cottages

Discover an era of island community and recreation.

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Read The Greenstone 2020 Park Newspaper

Your one-stop trip planning guide.

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Boater Permit Request

You can request a permit in advance by contacting the park prior to your departure.

Last updated: September 28, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

800 East Lakeshore Drive
Houghton, MI 49931


(906) 482-0984

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