Isle Royale National Park News
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Isle Royale National Park to begin using online commercial use application and management system
December 1, 2023 | 1:45 pm
As part of a larger effort to streamline and modernize the National Park Service (NPS) Commercial Use Authorization (CUA) Program, Isle Royale National Park is launching an online system to process CUA applications and collect required CUA reports.
Join Family Day Aboard Ranger III, Thursday, August 17, 2023
August 8, 2023 | 8:08 am
On August 17, 2023, returning once again to celebrate summer in the Keweenaw, join Isle Royale National Park and the Isle Royale & Keweenaw Parks Association for RANGER III Family Day. Families may reserve space aboard one of two free, hour-long scheduled waterway cruises. As space is limited, even though there is no cost for the cruise, reservations are required.
The National Park Service Releases Draft Environmental Impact Statement for a Wilderness Stewardship Plan at Isle Royale National Park
July 28, 2023 | 9:15 am
The National Park Service announces an Environmental Impact Statement for a Wilderness Stewardship Plan at Isle Royale National Park. With this announcement, the National Park Service introduces a broad range of actions for managing wilderness and cultural resources within wilderness inside the park boundary, as well as preliminary issues and potential impacts associated with wilderness management.
Summer 2023 Keweenaw Waterway Cruises Aboard Ranger III
June 22, 2023 | 2:00 pm
Join Isle Royale National Park aboard Ranger III for two summer 2023 Keweenaw Waterway Cruises. Scheduled cruises will depart at 12:30 pm on Thursday, July 6 and Thursday, July 20.
Congratulations to the 2023 Isle Royale Artists-in-Residence
April 4, 2023 | 9:23 am
Isle Royale National Park is proud to announce the summer 2023 artists-in-residence.
Isle Royale Accepting Applications for Conducting Charter Fishing and Other Commercial Activities in 2023
March 21, 2023 | 2:05 pm
Isle Royale National Park is accepting Commercial Use Authorization (CUA) applications for the 2023 commercial operating season until May 15, 2023.
National Park Service Releases Final Cultural Resources Plan for Isle Royale
January 19, 2023 | 12:00 pm
The National Park Service announces the release of a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the Isle Royale National Park Cultural Resource Management Plan/Environmental Assessment (CRMP/EA). The plan provides a long-term comprehensive strategy for managing the non-wilderness cultural resources of the park.
Become an Isle Royale Summer 2023 Teen Artist
December 19, 2022 | 8:20 am
Applications for Isle Royale National Park's 2023 Teen Artist Exploration will be accepted between January 2 and February 16, 2023. 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.
Ranger III Ferry Fares Adjusted for 2023 Following Comment Period
December 15, 2022 | 10:00 am
RANGER III, the National Park Service’s ferry to and from Isle Royale, has been sailing under the same fare structure since 2018. Isle Royale National Park has updated Ranger III passenger and freight fares for 2023 after receiving public comments. Thank you to all who commented on the proposed fare changes.
Apply to Become a Summer 2023 Artist-In-Residence at Isle Royale National Park
December 13, 2022 | 2:00 pm
The Artist-in-Residence Program offers writers, composers, and all visual and performing artists the opportunity to capture the moods and magic of Isle Royale through their particular art form. Applications for Isle Royale National Park's 2023 Artist-in-Residence Program will be accepted January 2 through February 16, 2023.