BOOKS Showcasing the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore
Apostle Islands Water Trips
An Explorer’s Guide and Two Decades of Memories
Author: John C. Frank
An excellent guidebook with paddling, boating, and camping information for one mainland site and 21 islands in the Apostle Islands archipelago, including:
• Each island’s location relative to the mainland or its neighbors
• Its geography and history
• Its shoreline and landing sites for small watercraft
• Its camping and hiking facilities
• Its possible integration into a multi-island boat trip
Each island (or mainland) location is described in a separate chapter and includes a map showing the island’s shoreline features, landing sites, and other important information for kayakers and boaters. In addition to the guidebook information, each chapter also includes a vignette or essay related to the chapter’s location and based on the author’s paddling and camping experiences on each island over a twenty-two year period.
Softcover, 7” x 10”, 208 pages, color photos & maps, $19.95 + ship/handle
Jewels on the Water - Lake Superior's Apostle Islands
Place prominently on your coffee table, your desk, in the waiting area, or give as a special gift!
Author: Jeff Renincke, Photography: Layne Kennedy
This book is the definitive introduction to the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore and the Gaylord A. Nelson National Wilderness Area. Superb photography and an excellent historical narrative make this an ideal accent for your coffee table, desk, waiting room or lobby.
The Apostle Islands National Lakeshore was created in 1970 to set aside 20 of 22 islands in the Bayfield archipelago. In 2004, the Gaylord A. Nelson National Wilderness Area was established within the park. The wilderness, honoring the late Senator Nelson, founder of Earth Day, was dedicated on August 8, 2005. In 2005, the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore was voted the most pristine national park in the United States by National Geographic Traveler magazine in 2005.
Hardcover, 12" x 10", 128 pages, $19.95 + ship/handle