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Featured from front to back are Sam Maass and Lisa Brien. Traveling with them, but not shown, were Anne and Ben Williams. Isle Royale National Park has 165 miles of trails that pass through a variety of wilderness settings. The trails feature bridges, boardwalks, prairies, beaches and birch forests, as well as breathtaking views on ridges. Pioneer Photo/Anne Williams

Isle Royale National Park: Berries galore and so much more

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Heavy fog blanketed the harbor as we stood on the dock on the morning of Aug. 12. The crew of the Voyageur II ferry worked fast to prepare for our departure from the Grand Portage harbor.


"All aboard!" I heard the captain shout. One by one we handed over our backpacks to a shipmate. We sat in the lower deck and watched as Lake Superior brought our boat to life.

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