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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 5 days ago
Ray W
Amazing Island

Spent 5 days, 4 nights in Isle Royale backpacking. Incredibly beautiful island - world class... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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.
Isle Royale National Park, MI
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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

Thank Ray W
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank BuenosNachos2
Reviewed 1 week ago

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!

Thank Cherie P
Reviewed 5 July 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

Thank Tiffany K
Reviewed 23 May 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

8  Thank Chaminn T
Reviewed 28 January 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

Thank SandyRShaw
Reviewed 23 September 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

2  Thank HL_333
Reviewed 1 September 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

4  Thank Tom H
Reviewed 1 September 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

2  Thank LSUTraveller
Reviewed 21 August 2016

the greenstone trail, as one can see from the map, goes right across the middle of this isle. it was a nice hike through some thick birch tree patches and than highs along the ridge able to see lake superior to the south. we enjoyed...More

3  Thank rettup
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