Isle Royal National Park

Isle Royal National Park photo by NPS
Isle Royal National Park Picture by NPS

Isle Royal National Park protects the largest island in Lake Superior, and is distinguished by its wilderness character, timber wolves, moose herd, and pre-Columbian copper mines. You can only access the island by boat or float plane.

Isle Royal NP was established April 3, 1940 and designated a Biosphere Reserve in 1980.

Total Acreage: 571,790, Federal: 539,281, Nonfederal: 32,508, Land area: 133,781.

Isle Royal National Park is an island located in Michigan at the northwest corner of Lake Superior near the Canadian border. You can take a boat from Houghton, Michigan, Copper Harbor, Michigan, or Grand Portage, Minnesota. The Royale Air Service provides flights to Isle Royal from Houghton County Memorial Airport in Michigan.

Isle Royal National Park – NPS.gov Official Site

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