Explore rugged, isolated islands, far from the sights and sounds of civilization off the coast of Michigan. 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. Isle Royale is known for its timber wolf and moose populations. Please note, it is closed to visitors during the winter months. In season, visitors can reach the islands by ferry or seaplane.
Isle Royale, the largest island in Lake Superior, is over 45 miles (72 km) in length and 9 miles (14 km) wide at its widest point. The park is made up of Isle Royale itself and approximately 400 smaller islands, along with any submerged lands within 4.5 miles of the surrounding islands.
Houghton Visitor’s Center Address: 800 E. Lakeshore Drive, Houghton, Michigan 49931
Coordinates: 47.122740, -88.564310