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Apostle Islands National Lakeshore

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These Islands surrounded by the blue waters of Lake Superior are off shore from Bayfield Peninsula. Thought to number only 12 by the missionaries who named them, they number 22. and range in size from 3 acres to 14,000 acres. Twenty-one of these islands, and a 12-mile segment along the shore of Wisconsin’s north coast, comprise the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore. Activities surrounding the islands include sailing, boating, sea kayaking, camping (permit required), hiking, picnicking, swimming, scuba diving (permit required), excursion cruises, sport fishing and hunting (state licenses required), cross country skiing, visiting museums and exhibits, and participating in guided programs. The headquarters visitor center, the Little Sand Bay visitor center, the Stockton Island visitor center, and the Apostle Islands Cruise Service tour boat are accessible to the mobility-impaired. An accessible campsite is located on Stockton Island. The Apostle Islands National Lakeshore also holds the largest and finest single collection of lighthouses in the country

Location: Route 1, Box 4, Bayfield Wisconsin 54814 Telephone Toll Free: 715-779-3397

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