Transportation Services

M.V. Ranger III in fog
M.V. Ranger III in fog



There are four ferries and one seaplane that provide service to and from Isle Royale National Park. All have different fares and schedules; reservations are strongly recommended. Services do fill up, especially in the peak season from late-July through mid-August. Make your reservation as soon as your travel dates are firm.

 

Ranger III

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 of Isle Royale National Park. Overnight trips are offered.

Isle Royale Queen IV

The Isle Royale Queen IV is a passenger ferry that operates between Copper Harbor, Michigan and Rock Harbor on the northeast end of Isle Royale National Park. Overnight and day-trips are offered.

Voyageur II

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. Overnight trips are offered.

Seahunter III

The Seahunter III is a passenger ferry that operates between Grand Portage, Minnesota and Windigo on the southwest end of Isle Royale National Park. Overnight and day-trips are offered.

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.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

800 East Lakeshore Drive
Houghton, MI 49931

Phone:

(906) 482-0984

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