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Your Guide to Apostle Islands National Lakeshore

Take a trip to Apostle Islands National Lakeshore. This guide includes hours, weather, fees, maps, and directions. Make a copy and use it for yourself!

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Imagine that moment, being in that perfect spot as the sun rises, and everything comes into focus. A rocky shoreline suddenly reflects the world around you. Waiting for you among the water, land, forests, and history is that moment. How will the islands inspire you?


Apostle Islands National Lakeshore features several points of interest with much of it only accessible by water.

GPS: lat:46.96240467, long:-90.66045665

Physical address: 415 Washington Avenue, Bayfield, WI, 54814


There are no entrance fees for the lakeshore, however, there are various user fees. Check the website for more information.


Lake Superior is renowned for its cold temperatures, rough seas, fog, and sudden squalls.

Boaters and paddlers should monitor marine weather forecasts and be constantly alert to changing conditions.

Average daytime high temperatures range from 60 degrees Fahrenheit in May, to the upper 80s in mid-summer, to the mid-60s in September.

Average lows vary from 40 degrees in May, to the upper 50s in mid-summer, to 50 degrees in September.

Average water temperatures in May and June are only in the 40s.

Contact Information

Phone: 7157793397

Hours for Entire Park

All of the water and land within the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore is open daily, 365 days a year. From time-to-time there may be area closures for different reasons. Check the website for most current information. View closures:

Sunday: All Day

Monday: All Day

Tuesday: All Day

Wednesday: All Day

Thursday: All Day

Friday: All Day

Saturday: All Day