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Access to Apostle Island sea caves reopened

CORNUCOPIA, Wis. — Access to the Apostle Islands mainland sea caves near Cornucopia reopened Saturday morning after rangers determined the Lake Superior ice remained stable during the recent winter storm.

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Apostle Islands National Lakeshore officials advised that anyone planning a visit to the frozen caves this weekend be prepared for deep snow and very cold conditions. Snowshoes or cross-country skis are recommended until the path to the caves is packed down again.

Access was temporarily closed Thursday due to a winter storm.

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