Isle Royale National Park, Michigan

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Statement/ U.S. Dept. of the Interior, National Park Service
ContributionsUnited States. National Park Service
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Pagination1 folded sheet ([6] p.) :
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Open LibraryOL18190873M

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You have to take a boat trip of at least three hours to get there, and your options leave from out-of-the-way places like Houghton or Copper Harbor, Michigan, and Grand Portage, Minnesota. As a result, the people who go there tend to say a while- /5(2).

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Baldwin reveals the complex interplay of people, politics, and the evolving concept of wilderness behind the simple story that has been told of the park's formation. About Isle Royale National Park Northwest of the Upper Peninsula, Isle Royale is the largest island in Lake Superior.

Dedicated as a national park inthe main island is about 45 miles long and miles across at the widest point. The park boundary extends miles offshore. 24/7 support with Isle Royale National Park hotel reservations. When it comes to finding hotels in Isle Royale National Park, an Orbitz specialist can Isle Royale National Park you find the property right for you.

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Join a group of three friends as they backpack their way across the island's scenic and rustic trails. Explore a rugged, isolated island, far from the sights and sounds of civilization.

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National Park from Copper Harbor, Michigan. Isle Royale is a large island national park in Lake Superior, the largest fresh water sea in the world.

The island is about 55 miles northwest of Copper Harbor, MI, which stands at the tip of the Keweenaw Peninsula. Isle Royale is Michigan's only national park, one of very few island nationalFile Size: 1MB.

Where is Isle Royale National Park. Isle Royale is located far out in Lake Superior, and can be reached only by charter boat or seaplane. The departure points are in Houghton and Copper Harbor, Michigan, and Grand Portage, Minnesota.

The Wolves of Isle Royale, by L. David Mech Mech's three-year study of wolves and moose on Isle Royale National Park. David Mech is a well-known and highly regarded wolf researcher.

He works with the Biological Services Division, U.S. Geological Survey, and is also the author of several other books on wolves.

Isle Royale National Park is located in Lake Superior, about 17 miles southeast of Grand Portage, Minnesota and about 45 miles north of Copper Harbor, Michigan. Size and Visitation of Isle Royale National Park.

The total park acreage isof whichis federal nonfederal.4/5(59). Isle Royale National Park encompasses one large and more than small islands in the northern waters of Lake Superior. Its isolated wilderness draws hikers, backpackers and. Book Your Trip Now With Isle Royale Seaplanes The best way to learn about the wildlife of Isle Royale National Park is to experience it firsthand.

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Isle Royale National Park. East Lakeshore Drive, Houghton, MI Website; Email; Phone: () ; Fax: () ; Description. Contains one large island and over smaller islands. Over miles of hiking trails. Wheeled vehicles and pets are prohibited. In Lake Superior, about 73 miles north of Houghton.

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Michigan's Isle Royale National Park is one of the least visited national parks, and the most revisited. Formed by the world ’ s largest lava flow and sculpted by glaciers for millennia, the island rises from the depths of Lake Superior (which might as well be an ocean when you look at its size and behavior) and is accessible only by sea vessel or by float plane.

Welcome to the Isle Royale Info site. This site is dedicated to providing information about Isle Royale National Park located in Lake Superior. It is meant to be a central point of reference for anyone wanting to go there, or just know more about Isle Royale.

The "Isle Royale Queen IV" is a private vessel operated by the Isle Royale Line. She leaves Copper Harbor, Michigan, goes to Rock Harbor, docks for hours, then returns to Copper Harbor.

She can be used to get to and from the eastern end of the island. Below is a sample of the schedule from To see a current schedule click here. Seaplane flights to Isle Royale. All flights to Isle Royale are via sea planes. There is no runway in the park. Isle Royale Seaplanes is the only authorized provider of flights to the island.

The flight to Isle Royale takes about a hour and provides amazing areal views of the islands. Isle Royale (/ ˈ r ɔɪ əl /, ROY-əl) is an island of the Great Lakes, located in the northwest of Lake Superior, in is part of the U.S. state of island and the surrounding smaller islands and waters make up Isle Royale National Park.

Isle Royale is 45 miles (72 km) long and 9 miles (14 km) wide, with an area of square miles ( km 2), making it the Highest point: Mount Desor. Get this from a library. Isle Royale, Isle Royale National Park, Michigan. [United States. National Park Service,; Harpers Ferry Center (U.S.),].

So far I have bought 5 nice books about Isle Royale. They include The Diary of an Island School Teacher,The Superior Way, Once upon an Isle, A Good Boat Speaks for Itself, and Superior Wilderness The Natural History of Isle Royale. These are a good start but can anyone tell me what books they would buy if they had dollars to spend.

Isle Royale National Park is a road-less wilderness island accessible only by boat or float plane. Get an insider’s look at the world’s longest running wolf/moose interaction study as we take in Lake Superior's beautiful coastline along the Wisconsin and Michigan borders.

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Isle Royale National Park in Michigan is a wild, remote island in Lake Superior that serves as a natural refuge for wildlife, including its most famous residents: wolves and moose.

Ninety-nine percent of Isle Royale is designated as a federal wilderness area and as the island’s top predator, wolves are essential to controlling the island’s moose population. Isle Royale National Park, island national park located in northwestern Lake Superior, northwestern Michigan, U.S. Established inthe park has an area of square miles (2, square km) and includes Isle Royale, the largest island in Lake Superior, measuring 45 miles (72 km) long and 9 miles (14 km) forested wilderness, with streams and inland lakes, hosts more than General Information for Isle Royale.

For general information on the park, camping, transportation options, and more, contact Isle Royale National Park (/). Isle Royale was one of the first national parks to charge a park user fee, currently $7 pp per day. Isle Royale National Park provides ample opportunities for beginning and experienced anglers.

Fish in Lake Superior or in any of the pristine inland lakes. You can fish from the shore, a kayak, a canoe or a boat. Some of the fish species in the National Park include coaster brook trout, walleye, yellow perch, and northern pike.

Experience the northwoods at remote Isle Royale National Park, located in northwestern Lake Superior. One of the least visited National Parks, Isle Royale is accessible only by boat or seaplane. The Park is home to moose, wolves, loons, beaver, fox, and other small mammals and birdlife.

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