Isle Royale Maps

If you’re looking for an Isle Royale map, you’ve come to the right place; currently I’ve collected 11 free Isle Royale National Park maps to view and download. (PDF files and external links will open in a new window.) Here you’ll find some park-wide maps as well as a couple focused on specific areas. You can also browse the best-selling Isle Royale maps and guidebooks on Amazon.

Isle Royale map from the park brochures

Isle Royale mapThis the new 2016 Isle Royale map, combining the two maps below into one with new graphics, labels, and orientation. I think it looks a bit nicer! Click the image to view a full size JPG (900 kb).

Isle Royale National Park mapThis is the previous official Isle Royale National Park map from the brochure, showing campgrounds, trails, and boat routes, and lakes. Click the image to view a full size JPG (600 kb) or download the PDF (1.6 mb).

Isle Royale National Park regional mapThis is regional map of Isle Royale, showing Lake Superior and ferry routes from Houghton, Copper Harbor, and Grand Portage. Click the image to view a full size JPG (100 kb) or download the PDF (50 kb).

The full park map is also available as a high-quality art poster print from the NPMaps Isle Royale store.

Detailed Isle Royale maps

Isle Royale Rock Harbor mapThis is a detail  map of the Rock Harbor area, showing locations and points of interest near Rock Harbor in the southeast portion of Isle Royale. Click the image to view a full size JPG (200 kb).

Isle Royale Windigo mapThis is a Windigo map, showing trails, campgrounds, and points of interest in the Windigo developed area on the western end of Isle Royale. Click the image to view a full size JPG (100 kb).

Isle Royale trail map

Purchase trail map from AmazonPurchase trail map from AmazonIsle Royale is a popular destination for backcountry hikers, and a detailed trail map such as the National Geographic Trails Illustrated map from Amazon is a great choice for taking into the Wilderness. It shows trails, topographic lines, and water depths, and includes mileages and distance between trail junctions and points of interest. It’s easily worth the $10 and is an absolute necessity for long hiking and overnight camping.

Miscellaneous Isle Royale maps

Isle Royale geologic mapThe Isle Royale geologic map is pretty intense! Lots of rock types – conglomerates and volcanics – mixed into a very tiny area. Click the image to view a full size GIF (1.6 mb).

Isle Royale dive mapThis is an Isle Royale dive map, showing the location of shipwrecks to explore. You can learn more about diving these sites from the National Park Service. Click the image to view a full size JPG (120 kb).

Isle Royale relief mapHere’s an Isle Royale relief map, removing all details except the physical geography of the island. This map makes it easier to see the layout of the ranges. Click the image to view a full size JPG (200 kb).

Isle Royale vegetation maps

Isle Royale National Park vegetation mapThe Isle Royale vegetation map shows the variety of forest ecosystems growing across Isle Royale, labeled with the dominant tree species of each. Click the image to view a full size GIF (1.7 mb)

Isle Royale vegetation mapThis simple Isle Royale vegetation map is admittedly is a bit hard to read but shows a more basic composition of forests across Isle Royale in less detail than the map above. Click the image to view a full size GIF (40 kb).

Isle Royale map prints and gifts

Isle Royale National Park map mugIsle Royale National Park map posterPrinted high-resolution Isle Royale map posters and other products are available at the Isle Royale Maps store. For prints, gift ideas, and souvenirs featuring other national parks, support this site and visit the National Park Maps store; you’ll find items to bring on vacation, keep at home for the memories, or give to your park-enthusiast friends and loved ones.

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