Apostle Islands National Lakeshore

Apostle Islands Wisconsin

Apostle Islands National Lakeshore

Park Information

The Apostle Islands National Lakeshore is Wisconsin’s national park consisting of 21 islands known as Apostle Islands.

The shorelines encompass on the northern tip and bordering with Lake Superior.

The Apostle Islands National Lakeshore is famous for historic lighthouses, sandstone sea caves, and a natural habitat for a wide array of animals.

This national park is situated in Bayfield, Wisconsin, on the Lake Superior. It is governed & operated by Big Bay State Park. These islands have excellent transportation facilities such as Ferry and commercial markets on the island town of La Pointe, which makes it a top-rated tourist attraction of Wisconsin.

Apostle Islands National Lakeshore

Wild landscapes in the greatest of lakes. Land of pine and hemlock, eagle and bear.

Ancestral home of the Ojibwe people. The nation’s finest collection of historic lighthouses. Paradise for campers, boaters, and kayakers.

Apostle Islands National Lakeshore

Agency Name:

National Park Service


Car – The headquarters visitor center is one block off Wisconsin Route 13 in Bayfield. The visitor center and fishery exhibit at Little Sand Bay is accessible by road, 13 miles north of Bayfield. Meyers Road, off Highway 13 about 5 miles east of Cornucopia, offers lake access and a trailhead. Most other facilities are accessible only by water.

Geographic Location

Contact Info

Route 1, Box 4

Bayfield, WI


Additional Info

  • “Apostle Islands National Lakeshore (U.S. National Park Service)”. Accessed May 24, 2020. Link.

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