Isle Royale National Park - the largest and most remote of all the Great Lakes islands. You can only get there by boat or by airplane from Houghton or by ferry from Copper Harbor. It is 48 miles off the coast of Michigan in Lake Superior. It is a safe habitat for moose and wolves. Hikers have 166 miles of paths to hike and can stay in the Rock Harbor lodge, housekeeping cabins or camp in the wilderness. Visitors are encourage to plan ahead for a trip to Isle Royale by getting in shape and checking all equipment. This would be a real "back-to-nature" trip where most of the sites and sounds will come from the loons, the wolves, the moose, the foxes and the beavers!
Mount Ojibway and Mount Franklin are just two mountain peaks that offer scenic views of the area.
The Greenstone and the Minong Trails - are two paths for hikers.
Rock Harbor Lighthouse - is a 1855 lighthouse that has been restored and can be reached by a .3-mile trail from the Edisen Fishery.
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Isle Royale National Park - has good information on the history of Isle Royale
Isle Royale by Dan Victor - includes information on how to get there
Isle Royale - pictures of a two week trip by four young men. By Ryan Fields
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