Isle Royale National Park News
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Keweenaw Waterway Cruises Aboard Ranger III Return for Summer 2022
June 15, 2022 | 1:18 pm
Join Isle Royale National Park aboard Ranger III for two summer 2022 Keweenaw Waterway Cruises. Scheduled cruises will depart at 12:30 pm on Thursday, July 7, 2022 and Thursday, July 21, 2022.
Congratulations to the summer 2022 Isle Royale artists-in-residence
April 4, 2022 | 3:06 pm
Isle Royale National Park is proud to announce the summer 2022 artists-in-residence. This year’s selections include: • Nathan Cornelius (Philadelphia, PA, music composition) • Elizabeth Rose (Springfield, IL, print media) • Lisa Truax (Winona, MN, ceramics) • Tracy Zeman (Birmingham, MI, writing)
Become an Isle Royale Summer 2022 Teen Artist
January 4, 2022 | 3:00 pm
Applications for Isle Royale National Park's 2022 Teen Artist Exploration will be accepted between January 2 and February 16, 2022. This artistic discovery is geared to all aspiring teen artists who want to develop their art through experiencing wilderness, and is open to all visual and performing artists, writers, and composers ages 13 to 18 at time of participation.
Apply to Become a Summer 2022 Artist-In-Residence at Isle Royale National Park
December 28, 2021 | 8:00 am
Applications for Isle Royale National Park's 2022 Artist-in-Residence Program will be accepted between January 2 and February 16, 2022. Each 2 - 3 week residency provides artists the opportunity to become part of a long-established tradition of interpreting national parks through art.
Isle Royale Horne Fire Final 2021 Update
November 16, 2021 | 8:00 am
Park rangers closing Isle Royale in late October took one last look at the Horne Fire before heading back to Houghton for the winter.
Horne Fire Burning in Isle Royale National Park Closures and Fire Restrictions
August 24, 2021 | 3:20 pm
Work continues on the approximately 200-acre Horne Fire, which ignited on August 10 near the Duncan Bay/Tobin Harbor Portage Trail on Isle Royale National Park. The cause of ignition is suspected to be lightning. The fire is now 15% contained.
GPS Collars Inform Isle Royale Wolf Restoration and Monitoring Efforts
August 18, 2021 | 8:22 pm
Initial results are in from collaborative efforts to restore the wolf population and predator-prey dynamics on Isle Royale National Park.
Isle Royale National Park and Keweenaw Area Species Management Area Provide Free Boat Washes
August 10, 2021 | 7:30 am
Isle Royale National Park (NP) is partnering with the Keweenaw Invasive Species Management Area (KISMA) to offer free boat washes at marinas and boat launches in Houghton, Baraga, and Keweenaw Counties this summer.
Isle Royale National Park will open most campgrounds, trails and docks on April 16
March 29, 2021 | 7:00 am
Beginning April 16, 2021, campgrounds, trails, docks and anchorages at Isle Royale National Park will be open, with the exception of the Minong trail, North Desor campground and Little Todd campground. The National Park Service (NPS) Houghton Visitor Center will re-open to the public on April 19.
Isle Royale Opening in 2021; Ranger III Reservations Start March 1 for Summer Trips
February 26, 2021 | 8:00 am
Isle Royale National Park announced today plans are being finalized to open the park for visitation this summer and for Ranger III to provide limited public passenger service.