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Isle Royale National Park, MI

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This
gorgeous park near Thunder Bay, Canada, is the largest island in the world’s
largest freshwater body (by surface area), Lake Superior. Though it ranks as the fifth
least-visited park (14,000 annual visitors) in the nation, it has the highest
backcountry use. It’s accessible only by boat or seaplane and is one of the few
national parks to close in winter.

Cool Fact: The isolation makes this a unique bio-preserve. Isle Royale has freshwater
clams, snails, and insects in sizes and densities not seen elsewhere since the
1800s (bring DEET). It’s also the only place where moose and wolves coexist
without bears to balance atop the predator pole.

Don’t Miss: A boat tour around some of the park’s 400 satellite islands, and a backcountry
camping trip.

America's Most Underrated National Parks

Isle Royale National Park, MI

This
gorgeous park near Thunder Bay, Canada, is the largest island in the world’s
largest freshwater body (by surface area), Lake Superior. Though it ranks as the fifth
least-visited park (14,000 annual visitors) in the nation, it has the highest
backcountry use. It’s accessible only by boat or seaplane and is one of the few
national parks to close in winter.

Cool Fact: The isolation makes this a unique bio-preserve. Isle Royale has freshwater
clams, snails, and insects in sizes and densities not seen elsewhere since the
1800s (bring DEET). It’s also the only place where moose and wolves coexist
without bears to balance atop the predator pole.

Don’t Miss: A boat tour around some of the park’s 400 satellite islands, and a backcountry
camping trip.

Courtesy of the National Park Service

America's Most Underrated National Parks

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