For Kids

Youth jumps into the chilly waters of Lake Superior
Youth jumps into the chilly waters of Lake Superior.

Planning a trip for kids of all ages to remote, isolated Isle Royale National Park can be intimidating at first. What is there for them to do? Will they have fun? The answer is, yes! Isle Royale is a great place to bring your family for the
day or overnight. Below are fun activities to do during your stay in the park.

Youth work together on completing Wilderness Ranger booklet
Youth work together to complete Wilderness Ranger booklet.

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Junior Ranger Program

The Junior Ranger program is for kids ages 6-12 (or those at heart). Complete the Junior Ranger booklet and attend a ranger program. After sharing what they have learned with a ranger, kids will receive a Junior Ranger badge! For day and overnight visitors.

Wilderness Ranger Program

The Wilderness Ranger program is for youth ages 12-17 (or those at heart). Complete the Wilderness Ranger booklet during an overnight backcountry stay. Upon completion, youth will receive a Wilderness Ranger badge!

Last updated: March 31, 2016

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800 East Lakeshore Drive
Houghton, MI 49931


(906) 482-0984

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