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Winter storms damage docks in Apostle Islands

Winter storms damage docks in Apostle Islands

Bayfield, Wisconsin (National Park Service) – Two docks and a vault toilet in Apostle Islands National Lakeshore were damaged by winter storms.The Michigan Island and Manitou Island docks will remain closed until work crews can fully assess and repair damages to these docks. Island access is still possible along the shorelines when weather permits. The York Island vault toilet is buried by sand and debris and will remain closed until it can be excavated. Beaches on York remain open for day use.“Every year the winter storms take their toll on docks, buildings, and trees on all of the islands....

Check It Out! For NPS History Buffs

Check It Out! For NPS History Buffs

​Get To Your Park Online: Michigan Island Fresnel Lens Featured in Google Cultural Institute Google recently partnered with the National Park Service to make their museum collection more available to explore online. Their NPS Museum Collection, Centennial One Object Exhibit, will let you browse over 3,800 historically and culturally significant objects of interest by Park. Look for a beautiful photo of our own Michigan Island Fresnel Lens under Apostle Islands National Lakeshore at the Google Cultural Institute. You can also find the historic boot sole from St. Croix National Scenic Riverway...