Make a Friends membership part of your trip planning for your Apostle Islands adventures

Sun and Kayaks

Camping Permit? Check.

Life Jackets? Check.

Friends of the Apostle Islands Membership? 

Launching an adventure into the Apostle Islands takes planning and all the right gear. Your membership with Friends can be an important part of it. Here’s why.

Singing sand beaches, the whisper of waves against the shoreline, island nights strung with stars against velvety black skies, campfire stories of lighthouse keepers, shipwrecks, and strings of deer tracks on a sunrise trail.

You are going to fall in love with the Apostle Islands, or if you’ve been here before, deepen your love and appreciation of this place. And, as has been said, we only protect and support those places we love. That’s where Friends comes in.  

Joining or renewing your Friends membership today will help:

  • Make your park more accessible to everyone through boardwalks on Sand Island, a more accessible stairway/ramp at Meyers Beach, and an amphitheater for all on Stockton Island.
  • Support volunteers like you who tend the historic lighthouse gardens.
  • Send kids sailing, kayaking, and creating art through our support of outdoor education programs in the islands.
  • Build on our pillars of Education, Accessibility, Service, and Stewardship.

So be prepared. Pack your GPS, the right sleeping bag, and your trail maps. Then join us at Friends, the official philanthropic partner of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore. Together we can enjoy, protect, preserve, and teach others about the place we all love: the Apostle Islands.

Join us or renew your membership today. 

Act now and you can say: Friends of the Apostle Islands membership? Check.


If you wish to donate by sending us a check by mail, please download this form and include it with your check.

We welcome business memberships too!

All our supporting contributors will receive our newsletter, E-Blasts, notification of special events, and the satisfaction of knowing that you are helping to support the beautiful islands that we all love. 

Thank you in advance for your donation.

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