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Apostle Islands National Lakeshore


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415 Washington Ave
Bayfield, WI 54814
United States

(??.? miles from you)


Apostle Islands National Lakeshore

Apostle Islands National Lakeshore
Apostle Islands National Lakeshore
Apostle Islands National Lakeshore
Apostle Islands National Lakeshore
Apostle Islands National Lakeshore
Apostle Islands National Lakeshore
Apostle Islands National Lakeshore
Apostle Islands National Lakeshore
Apostle Islands National Lakeshore
Apostle Islands National Lakeshore

(??.? miles from you)

415 Washington Ave
Bayfield, WI 54814
United States


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Why You Should Go...

Apostle Islands National Lakeshore is located at the northeastern tip of the Bayfield Peninsula, making it the northernmost mainland point in Wisconsin. It consists of 21 islands and 12 miles of lakeshore on the penin

The islands offer secluded hiking and camping opportunities for people with sea kayaking experience or those who would rather take a cruise.

The islands are also home to historic lighthouses, with park staff providing tours at the Raspberry Island Lighthouse from mid-June to September. Local outfitters offer guided tours for those who would like to explore the sea caves on the mainland lakeshore.

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Why You Should Go...

Apostle Islands National Lakeshore is located at the northeastern tip of the Bayfield Peninsula, making it the northernmost mainland point in Wisconsin. It consists of 21 islands and 12 miles of lakeshore on the peninsula.

The islands offer secluded hiking and camping opportunities for people with sea kayaking experience or those who would rather take a cruise.

The islands are also home to historic lighthouses, with park staff providing tours at the Raspberry Island Lighthouse from mid-June to September. Local outfitters offer guided tours for those who would like to explore the sea caves on the mainland lakeshore.

What You Should Know...

Open: Year-Round

Cost: Less than $25

Extra Fun...

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If you don’t have experience boating on Lake Superior then you should look for a guided trip to ensure a safe experience in the park.

There are a variety of nonstop sightseeing tours for those staying on the mainland. They include scenic cruises and lighthouse cruises.

Charter boats and water taxis provide opportunities for fishing, sailing, and accessing the islands for those who don’t own a boat.

Fun Facts

There are 8 intact lighthouses present on the islands, all of them over a hundred years old. The oldest was built in 1856.

In the past the islands were inhabited by Native Americans, pioneer farmers, commercial fishermen, lighthouse keepers and their families.

Apostle Islands National Lakeshore was established in 1970 with 20 islands; the 21st island was added in 1986.

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Why You Should Go...

Apostle Islands National Lakeshore is located at the northeastern tip of the Bayfield Peninsula, making it the northernmost mainland point in Wisconsin. It consists of 21 islands and 12 miles of lakeshore on the peninsula.

The islands offer secluded hiking and camping opportunities for people with sea kayaking experience or those who would rather take a cruise.

The islands are also home to historic lighthouses, with park staff providing tours at the Raspberry Island Lighthouse from mid-June to September. Local outfitters offer guided tours for those who would like to explore the sea caves on the mainland lakeshore.

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What You Should Know...

Open: Year-Round

Cost: Less than $25

EXTRA FUN

Insider Info

If you don’t have experience boating on Lake Superior then you should look for a guided trip to ensure a safe experience in the park.

There are a variety of nonstop sightseeing tours for those staying on the mainland. They include scenic cruises and lighthouse cruises.

Charter boats and water taxis provide opportunities for fishing, sailing, and accessing the islands for those who don’t own a boat.

Fun Facts

There are 8 intact lighthouses present on the islands, all of them over a hundred years old. The oldest was built in 1856.

In the past the islands were inhabited by Native Americans, pioneer farmers, commercial fishermen, lighthouse keepers and their families.

Apostle Islands National Lakeshore was established in 1970 with 20 islands; the 21st island was added in 1986.

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