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.

Tent on the shores of Chickenbone Lake

Can I Visit in 2021?

Yes! It is expected that Isle Royale will return to greater operations including transportation and facilities. Check here for updates.

Multiple sailboats are docked around a large, wooden dock.

Things to Do

Explore all the land and water activities the park offers.

A large blue and cream colored motor vessel at dock.

How to Travel to Isle Royale

Multiple ferries and a seaplane service transport visitors to the park.

People sit on a dock as the sun sets over water in front of them.

Where to Stay

Find your home in the island wilderness.

Two wolf pups walk down a trail together.

Wolf Relocation Updates

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

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

Read The Greenstone 2020 Park Newspaper

Your one-stop trip planning guide.

Two people with backpacks on walk across a wooden bridge in the forest.

Backpacking & Camping

Prepare for your backpacking and camping trip using these resources.

Last updated: February 8, 2021

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

800 East Lakeshore Drive
Houghton, MI 49931


(906) 482-0984

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