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.

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

Ranger III 2018 Fares

Check out the 2018 fares for riding the Ranger III.

A solitary wolf stands atop a snowy forest ridge.

NPS Notice of Availability

Review the final Isle Royale Environmental Impact Statement to Address the Presence of Wolves.

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!

Underwater photo of a zebra mussel on the bottom of Lake Superior near Belle Isle, Isle Royale.

Invasive Species

Invasive species are a major threat to ecological integrity.

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 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: May 2, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

800 East Lakeshore Drive
Houghton, MI 49931


(906) 482-0984

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