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Isle Royale National Park
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Secluded, peaceful hike - worth doing!

My wife and I took the Greenstone Ridge trail from Lookout Louise to Mt Franklin and back - a total... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2019
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Island Mine to Windigo on the Green Stone

This year as part of the Feldtmann Lake loop we did the Island Mine to Windigo section of the... read more

Reviewed September 14, 2018
Ray W
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Rated as moderate-difficult, this forty-mile trail runs the length of the National Park and takes hikers through 900 to 1,000 feet in elevation changes.
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Reviewed June 18, 2019

My wife and I took the Greenstone Ridge trail from Lookout Louise to Mt Franklin and back - a total of 11.7 miles. We did not see a single other soul on the Greenstone Ridge trail which made it very memorable! The hiking is relatively...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed September 14, 2018

This year as part of the Feldtmann Lake loop we did the Island Mine to Windigo section of the Greenstone Ridge Trail. It was a great choice for the final leg of the loop. It’s a nice easy downhill trail, through beautiful woods. Easy crossings...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 11, 2018

Spent 5 days, 4 nights in Isle Royale backpacking. Incredibly beautiful island - world class backpacking and camping. Can't wait to go again one day

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Dan W
Reviewed September 8, 2018

The hike to the ridge is harder than you think but the views from the top are quite spectacular. There is so much to see and do here!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Cherie P
Reviewed July 4, 2018

I ran this trail from Daisy Farm to the lookout through to Mt.Ojibway and Rock Harbor. I found wild strawberries all around the look out tower, and it was such a treasure! The wild lilies and irises were amazing, and the lookout really gives a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

We chose this hike because it was rated top 10 hikes in the country. Let me tell you it was not!!! My husband and I hiked Windego to Rock Harbor on the Greenstone ridge trail and it fell very short of beautiful. Not until you...More

Date of experience: May 2017
9  Thank Chaminn T
Reviewed January 27, 2017 via mobile

An Island Park designed by God for multiple uses. Lake Superior fishers may use their own power boats or rent a boat at Rock Harbor and use the extended southwest shore which is sheltered by off shore islands. Canoeists may cross the island by a...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank SandyRShaw
Reviewed September 22, 2016

Having hiked along the north-shore of Lake Superior and in Minnesota, I can state that IRNP provides an opportunity to traverse various ecosystems in a relatively easy and safe fashion. The northern portion of the trail provides much more scenic opportunities while the southern portion...More

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank HL_333
Reviewed August 31, 2016

Overall, this is a challenging, beautiful and quiet hike along the length of the island. I really enjoyed the north half of the hike, from Rock Harbor down to about Hatchet Lake, as you get up on the spine of the island and enjoy some...More

Date of experience: August 2016
5  Thank Redleg93
Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

Only up to about 1300 feet in elevation change, this is a great and easily accessible hike from Daisy Farm, Three Mile, Tobin/Rock Harbor and most places in the eastern part of the island. It transacts the island E-W from Windigo to Blake Point. Beautiful...More

Date of experience: August 2016
3  Thank LSUTraveller
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