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Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, WI

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Exploring at Julian Bay Beach
Exploring at Julian Bay Beach

Find a ranger and they'll help you connect to the resource.

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Winter and the Caves
Winter and the Caves

Winter time visitors find a whole new way to explore the caves.

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Sunset at Little Sand Bay
Sunset at Little Sand Bay

Wait for the sun to set and you'll be rewarded with a beautiful view.

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Sailing by Raspberry Lighthouse
Sailing by Raspberry Lighthouse

The islands offer many opportunities for recreation.

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Paddling at the Caves
Paddling at the Caves

Sea kayakers can make their way up close to the sandstone cliffs.

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Camping and the Islands
Camping and the Islands

Camping gives visitors the opportunity to explore the islands and sleep under the stars.

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Apostle Islands National Lakeshore

Along windswept beaches and cliffs, visitors experience where water meets land and sky, culture meets culture, and past meets present. The 21 islands and 12 miles of mainland host a unique blend of cultural...[more]

Address

415 Washington Ave
Bayfield, WI 54814
Phone:(715) 779 3397
Email:apis_webmaster@nps.gov

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Directions

By Automobile The headquarters visitor center is one block off Wisconsin Route 13 on the corner of 4th Street and Washington Avenue in the city of Bayfield. The visitor center and fishery exhibit at Little Sand Bay is accessible by road or lake access, 13 miles north of Bayfield off County Road K on Little Sand Bay Road. Meyers Beach, located at the end of Meyers Road off Highway 13 about 5 miles east of Cornucopia, offers lake access and a trailhead. Island facilities are only accessible by water.

Activities
  • BOATING BOATING
  • CAMPING CAMPING
  • FISHING FISHING
  • HIKING HIKING
  • HUNTING HUNTING
  • PADDLING PADDLING
  • PHOTOGRAPHY PHOTOGRAPHY
  • SNORKELING SNORKELING
  • SWIMMING SWIMMING
  • WILDLIFE VIEWING WILDLIFE VIEWING
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