"Houghton Visitors Center" Royale, Isle Things to Do Tip by Basaic

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  Houghton Visitors Center
by Basaic

The only visitors center for Isle Royale National Park on the mainland is in the town of Houghton, Michigan. This is also one of the three places to get commercial boat transportation to the island with Copper Harbor, Michigan and Grand Portage, Minnesota being the others. You can get brochures and maps of the park at the visitors center, pay any fees and inquire about transportation. This is one of the few centers I have been to with almost no nice displays about the area.

Please Note: The tourist season for Isle Royale is very limited. The commercial boats mostly run between 1 July and just after Labor Day Weekend (early September). After that take the seaplane or your own boat.

Address: 800 E. Lakeshore Drive, Houghton, MI 49931
Phone: (906) 482-0984
Website: http://www.nps.gov/isro

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Nov 10, 2011
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