Your Invitation to a Superior Wilderness

Explore a rugged, isolated island, far from the sights and sounds of civilization. Surrounded by Lake Superior, Isle Royale offers unparalleled solitude and adventures for backpackers, hikers, boaters, kayakers, canoeists and scuba divers. Here, amid stunning scenic beauty, you'll find opportunities for reflection and discovery, and make memories that last a lifetime.

Two Wolves travel in a single-file line across ice and snow in winter.

Media Information for Wolf Relocation

The NPS and partners are working to release 20-30 wolves at Isle Royale National Park over the next few years.

Tent on the shores of Chickenbone Lake

Camping & Backpacking

What you need to know for overnight camping on Isle Royale.

Two Hikers enjoy an overlook of the Isle Royale forest and the distant Lake Superior shoreline.

Protect Your Park

Understand the laws and policies that preserve and protect the park for use and enjoyment by present and future generations.

Ranger III ferry docked at the Rock Harbor Visitor Center with a rainbow in the sky.

Ranger III Reservations

Ranger III Reservations to Isle Royale can now be made online. Reservation confirmation emails typically take 1 - 3 days to receive.

 Bookstore items set-up on shelves

Isle Royale & Keweenaw Parks Association

IRKPA is a member-supported, nonprofit cooperating association that supports Isle Royale in many ways. Photo Courtesy Alison Pontynen.

Multiple photos of wildlife, plants, and people on Isle Royale with the words

Read The Greenstone 2019 Park Newspaper

Your one-stop trip planning guide.

Rugged Isle Royale coastline with blue water, shallow reefs, forest, and rocks.

Park Entrance Fees

Isle Royale charges a daily $7 per person entrance fee. All Federal Recreation Passes waive this fee. Get details!

Last updated: September 7, 2019

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

800 East Lakeshore Drive
Houghton, MI 49931

Phone:

(906) 482-0984

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