Your Invitation to a Superior Wilderness Experience

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.

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

2017 Park Entrance Fees

New for 2017, Isle Royale now charges a daily $7 per person entrance fee. All Federal Recreation Passes waive this fee. Get details!

Painting of a moose encounter on the Stoll Trail.

Become an Isle Royale Teen Artist

Let the island inspire your artwork. Applications for the 2017 Teen Artist Exploration must be postmarked by March 27, 2017.

A solitary wolf stands atop a snowy forest ridge.

Comment on the Presence of Wolves

Comment on a Draft Environmental Impact Statement to Address the Presence of Wolves on Isle Royale until March 15, 2017.

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

Read the 2017 Greenstone Park Newspaper

The Greenstone newspaper is the one-stop trip planning guide for visiting Isle Royale.

Boardwalk Trail Through Ferns

Your Fees at Work

What park improvement projects have your fees funded? Check out a project list by year.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

800 East Lakeshore Drive
Houghton, MI 49931


(906) 482-0984

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