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photo: Tim Wilson

Why go there?

Located in Bayfield, Wisconsin, the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore is a U.S. national lakeshore consisting of 21 islands and shoreline encompassing 69,372 acres on the shore of Lake Superior. It is known for its collection of historic lighthouses, sandstone sea caves, a few old-growth remnant forests, and natural animal habitats.

About the Park

  • Natural

  • Camping

  • Hiking

  • Canoeing & kayaking

  • Boating

  • Bird and wildlife viewing

  • Fishing

  • Winter activities

  • Visitor center

  • Beaches

  • Backcountry access

  • Stargazing

  • Lighthouse

Half dome

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