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Rock Harbor

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Isle Royale National Park, MI
+1 715-856-8593
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There is quite a bit to do in a remote place....there are trails for hiking and backpacking... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2017
Cherie P
Pahrump, Nevada, United States
Awesome Park

Isle Royal is an awesome unspoiled place and one of the best National Parks. The boat ride from... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
Fred B
San Clemente, California
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Harbor area where boats arrive bringing visitors to Isle Royale National Park where you will find a visitors center and the Rock Harbor Lodge.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Isle Royale National Park, MI
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Reviewed 27 September 2017

There is quite a bit to do in a remote place....there are trails for hiking and backpacking, beautiful views, motor boats or kayaks or canoes can be rented. I guess there are tours to be reserved and taken in season. The are ranger programs to...More

Thank Cherie P
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Isle Royal is an awesome unspoiled place and one of the best National Parks. The boat ride from Cooper Harbor is a 3 hr ride across lake Superior. It's an adventure in itself.

Thank Fred B
Reviewed 13 September 2017

This is a picture of one of the 2 boats from Copper Harbor MI. Park is beautiful and remote. Nice trails for hiking, beautiful vistas and wildlife. Worth the trip.

Thank truane1148
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Since Trip Advisor does not have a way to review Isle Royale National Park as a whole, I'm using the Rock Harbor review to talk about our recent visit. I backpacked Isle Royale in 1990. Returned this year with my wife, who had not been....More

Thank midwesterner5
Reviewed 17 August 2017

As the main harbor on Isle Royale, there is a lodge available, restaurants, National Park Rangers, a small store with limited food and toiletry items as well as camping/hiking supplies. There is a small marina at which you can rent kayaks, canoes, or skiffs, or...More

Thank amsteketee
Reviewed 15 August 2017

spent three days here with 4 adults and a two year old. so many hikes to do. so many beaches (rocky) to explore! moose around rock harbor! otters also! Yes it rains so be ready, but it did not stop our party. we could have...More

Thank Clyde H
Reviewed 27 July 2017

I could have spent more time there. Guess that is why this NP is the most revisited Park in our NP system.

Thank Margaret M
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

My friend and I took the ferry from Copper Harbor into Isle Royale NP. The 3 hour ride over is a long sometimes rocky ride. Once parked, our luggage was taken to our room and we set out to check in. They had someone standing...More

2  Thank kokopuffMichigan
Reviewed 10 July 2017

You can't stay at the Rock Harbor campground or the Three Mile campground for more than one consecutive night each. I was expecting to just set up camp and do day-hikes, but because of their limits, I needed to hike all the way to Daisy...More

2  Thank TinaWald
Reviewed 29 June 2017

I'm a National Parks lover, so felt at home in the basic lodge room. When we got to our room, the window was open a little bit and you could hear the water lapping against the rocks outside. If I hadn't wanted to get out...More

1  Thank broddin
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10 September 2015|
Response from TJCZ1 | Reviewed this property |
Most trails that we went on (middle of the island, mountains) are truly not kids friendly because they are too physically demanding. Also, going through them, the path is frequently narrow and bordered by thick bushes. These... More