Where to Stay

a yellow tent set up near Lake Superior with a sunset shining through the trees behind the campsite
Where will you rest on the island?

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Whether staying in a tent, a boat, or a lodge, Isle Royale's wilderness is calling.

Lodging Options
  • Backpack: Hike or paddle to a different campground each day.
  • Basecamp: Set up camp at one campground. Explore by day and return to camp each night.
  • Boat: Cruise to a dock and tie up for the night.
  • Resorts: Stay at the Rock Harbor Lodge or the Windigo Camper Cabins.
Eating Options
  • The Rock Harbor Lodge has two restaurants, the Lighthouse Restaurant and Greenstone Grill.
  • Camp stores located in Rock Harbor and Windigo offer basic supplies.
  • Most boaters and backpackers bring their own food to the island.





Set Up Basecamp at These Campgrounds




Dock at These Campgrounds




Resort Guests

  • Enjoy lodging available in Rock Harbor and Windigo.

  • The Lighthouse Restaurant and Greenstone Grill, located in Rock Harbor, offer food services for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
  • Camp stores are found in Rock Harbor and Windigo. Camp stores offer camping, hiking, and boating supplies, groceries, freeze-dried foods, fishing tackle, stove fuel, showers, laundry, and sundries.
  • There is a gift shop located in Rock Harbor that offers gifts, apparel, postcards, souvenirs, daily fishing licenses, and tackle.

Last updated: March 25, 2024

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800 East Lakeshore Drive
Houghton, MI 49931


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