Due to COVID-19 All Ferry Passenger Service Cancelled for 2020
Following guidance from the White House, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the State of Michigan, Isle Royale National Park is delaying its seasonal opening until further notice. In addition, the Ranger III, Voyageur II, Sea Hunter III, and Isle Royale Queen IV will not provide visitor ferry transportation this summer.
The Ranger III is the largest moving piece of equipment owned and operated by National Park Service, and is the largest passenger ferry providing service to and from Isle Royale National Park. It operates between Houghton, Michigan and Rock Harbor on the northeast end, and Windigo on the southwest end of Isle Royale National Park. Overnight trips are offered.
Isle Royale Queen IV
The Voyageur II is a passenger ferry that operates between Grand Portage, Minnesota and a variety of pick-up and drop-off points on the north and south shores of Isle Royale National Park (including Windigo and Rock Harbor). Overnight trips are offered.
Sea Hunter III
Isle Royale Seaplanes
Isle Royale Seaplanes service operates between Houghton, Michigan and Rock Harbor on the northeast end, and Windigo on the southwest end of Isle Royale National Park. Overnight and day-trips are offered.
Last updated: May 20, 2020