Things To Do

All visitors must make the journey across Lake Superior to reach Isle Royale. Upon arrival, there are a multitude of ways to explore the archipelago by land or water. Whether you embark upon a backpacking trip in the island's wilderness or explore its many coves and bays by boat, Isle Royale offers something for everyone.

Explore 165 miles of trails and 36 campgrounds.

Paddle the inland lakes of Isle Royale or the open waters of Lake Superior.

Discover the areas around Rock Harbor and Windigo by day hiking or a day trip.

Dive beneath the waves and explore the most intact collection of shipwrecks in the National Park Service.

Ranger Programs
Join a ranger for a talk, guided hike, or evening program in the park.

Enjoy fishing the waters of Lake Superior and the island's numerous inland lakes and streams.

Tour the archipelago's many coves and bays by boat.

Discover programs and services offered for younger visitors and their families.

Explore the archipelago's special places through a guided tour.

Last updated: December 15, 2015

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800 East Lakeshore Drive
Houghton, MI 49931


(906) 482-0984

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