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ISLE ROYALE NATIONAL PARK

The Isle Royale study used 20 years of data to track winter tick impacts.
The remote national park in the middle of Lake Superior is only accessible by boat or seaplane. Unsurprisingly, it's the least visited national park in the lower 48 states, but visitors spend a long time on the island once they get there.
Destination No. 7 on our 20-site tour of Minnesota's state parks offers history and hiking at the extreme northeast edge of the state. Grand Portage State Park is relatively new, but this site has drawn visitors for literally centuries, at the place where Minnesota and Canada meet, and native cultures met European explorers for the first time.
ISLE ROYALE, Minn. -- Two gray wolves took advantage of an ice bridge to travel to Isle Royale National Park from the north shore of Lake Superior last month, but left within a few days, researchers said Tuesday.

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