Your Guide to Apostle Islands National Lakeshore
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.
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: https://www.nps.gov/apis/planyourvisit/hours.htm
Sunday: All Day
Monday: All Day
Tuesday: All Day
Wednesday: All Day
Thursday: All Day
Friday: All Day
Saturday: All Day