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Isle Royale Extends Fuel Sales at Rock Harbor Through August 25, 2020

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Date: August 7, 2020
Contact: Liz Valencia, 906-369-7146

HOUGHTON, MI – Isle Royale National Park is pleased to announce that in partnership with Isle Royale Resorts/Rock Harbor Lodge, fuel sales will continue at Rock Harbor through August 25. Diesel and gasoline will be available from 8:00 am to 10:00 am and 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm ET daily along with limited sales in the Rock Harbor Trading Post.   
Fuel sales at Windigo continue through September 26, between 10:00 am and noon ET by credit card payment only.  For passenger service to the park, Isle Royale Seaplanes provides multiple daily flights through September 25. 
For more information on services in the park this year or to get a boater camping permit, call the Houghton visitor center at 906-482-0984 or email us.  Details and updates on park operations will continue to be posted on our website,, and on social media channels.  
With public health in mind, the following facilities and services remain closed for the summer: 

  • North Desor campground. 
  • Minong Trail from Hatchet Lake junction to East Huginnin Trail junction.  
  • Rock Harbor Lodge: Lakeside Lodge, Housekeeping Cabins, Gift Shop, Lighthouse Restaurant, Greenstone Grill, Marina (with the exception of fuel sales), fishing charters, sightseeing tours, and water taxi service.  
  • Windigo Store, Marina, and Camper cabins.  
  • Passenger ferry service to the island remains suspended.

Updates on Isle Royale National Park opening will be posted on Updates about NPS operations will be posted on



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