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Help Isle Royale stay wild by following these best practices on your powerboating or sailing trip.
All the information you need to keep you safe and legal while visiting Isle Royale in your boat.
Gasoline, diesel and pump-out services are available in Rock Harbor and Windigo during business hours.
Boater Permit Request
Request a permit in advance by contacting the park prior to your departure.
Any vessel arriving from Canada must clear US Customs at the Rock Harbor Visitor Center using the self check-in station.
Enjoy fishing the waters of Lake Superior and the island's numerous inland lakes and streams.
Be prepared for any Lake Superior challenge.
Boat-In Campgrounds & Docks
A table listing boat-in campgrounds and docks.
Isle Royale's distinct topography continues underwater, providing habitat for rare fish.
Last updated: June 5, 2023