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.

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.

Painting of a moose encounter on the Stoll Trail.

Artist-in-Residence Program

Call for submissions! Applications will be accepted through February 16, 2018. There is a new submission format for 2018.

A person sitting on the water's edge pumping water through a filter into a bottle.

Drinking Water Safety

Water is life. Be prepared.

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

Read the 2017 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.

The Ranger III ferry is docked at Rock Harbor with a rainbow in the overcast sky.

Ranger III 2018 Fares

The park is in the process of finalizing the Ranger III 2018 fares.

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

Park Entrance Fees

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

Last updated: January 24, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

800 East Lakeshore Drive
Houghton, MI 49931


(906) 482-0984

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