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Address: Isle Royale National Park, MI
Description: Old fishery now a living history museum maintained by the National Park...
Old fishery now a living history museum maintained by the National Park Service.
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The fishery and Light house were alright . What they do not advertise is that a short hike from there is the Wolf and Moose Research facility. It was both fun for my son and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 4, 2013
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Houston, Texas
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Staying at Rock Harbor Lodge from Friday afternoon to Monday, the only activity available was the Edisen Fishery/Rock Harbor Lighthouse. It was a 3 1/2 hour tour and basically nothing else to do in the area, unless you wanted to hiked 5 miles or go boating in 3 ft. waves. About a 20-30 minute boat ride to the Fishery, it's... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

The fishery and Light house were alright . What they do not advertise is that a short hike from there is the Wolf and Moose Research facility. It was both fun for my son and educational for all of us.

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Bridgman, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

took the boat tour over to the Edisen Fishery which included a visit to the Wolf/Moose research station run by the Petersons (known globally for their research which spans 50 or so years now). really worthwhile!

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Glencoe, Illinois
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2003

First of all I should note that I first went to Isle Royale in 1972, and visited regularly until 1983. During the early years I knew Pete Edisen quite well. He was then in his 70's and lived in the fishery in the summer with his wife. Subsequently, she passed away-I was on the island when she became ill and... More 

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Address: Address: Isle Royale National Park, MI
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Isle Royale National Park

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