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Address: Isle Royale National Park, MI
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715-856-8593
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Harbor area where boats arrive bringing visitors to Isle Royale National...

Harbor area where boats arrive bringing visitors to Isle Royale National Park where you will find a visitors center and the Rock Harbor Lodge.

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Stunning, Tranquil and Remote . . .

Isle Royale National Park is the only island national part in the United States and the only national park in Michigan. The island is about 45 miles long and offers some of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Chandler, Arizona
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Chandler, Arizona
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26 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Isle Royale National Park is the only island national part in the United States and the only national park in Michigan. The island is about 45 miles long and offers some of the most incredibly breathtaking natural scenery that mother nature has to offer. Both of the boat transportation take you to Rock Harbor. Once onland you can stay at... More 

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Thank jbutina
Massachusetts
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84 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017

We took the fairy from copper harbor. We were on the island for four days. It is truly beautiful. We got to meet Rolf Peterson and his wife twice. He is the one who has done the moose/wolf study since the 70s. They are both wonderful and it was an honor to meet them. We stayed in a cabin overlooking... More 

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1 Thank whiterhino42
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 20 December 2016

i hat it because this place is not pet friendly and it is not very natural growing on you kind of place and does not have kind of welcoming home fell to but my first 3 kids loved it it was wonderful to them but my 4,5,6,7, and 8 kids did not like it they all got hurt and one... More 

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Thank beautifulgirl646
Plymouth, Michigan
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016

See my other review of Isle Royale National Park. This is a gem! Smallest of all NP's and is managed more like a Hotel and Restaurant!

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Thank SteveandSuzi
La Crosse, Wisconsin
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Awesome park rangers. Awesome NPS staff. Amazing place. Hiking is tough, but the views are worth it.

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Thank James S
Franklin, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

We rented both a motorboat and a canoe from the lodge concession. The dockmasters were very safety-oriented, checking weather, and making sure that the renters understood the limits of where the boats could go. We got comprehensive instructions from Jake on how to run and dock the motorboat. This allowed us seniors to see a lot of attractions around Rock... More 

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Ankeny, Iowa
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104 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Rock Harbor is a pleasant, clean place to begin exploring Isle Royale National Park. There is a general store, 2 similar restaurants and laundry services.

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Thank Iowa50021
Heathsville, Virginia
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23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

You have the choice of hiking, boating or taking the offered boat tours. Whatever your choice even if it is to just sit on a bench and watch the coming & goings you will love it. All the staff including the Park Service personnel go out of their way to make sure you have a great visit. It is a... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

If you like nature, hiking, quiet, nice people-this is the place. A bucket list destination and it was more than expected.

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Denham Springs, Louisiana
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329 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 342 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

The Rock Harbor and Tobin Harbor areas have great, easy hiking trails and easy access to many of the other "excursion" type opportunities. CAUTION - if taking The Sandy, be sure an NPS Ranger is aboard for interpretation - the substitute is Forever Resorts employee, and while they try hard, the message is weak. Otherwise, this area is great -... More 

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