Isle Royale National Park is a pristine and unspoiled haven miles out of reach by automobiles. It is unique for wildlife that can be found only in a very few places in the United States. It's difficult to reach, but once you're there you can hike, kayak, canoe, boat, scuba dive, fish, or backpack -- among other activities. Take this quiz to learn more about Isle Royale National Park.
In what state is Isle Royale National Park located?
How many miles away from the shores of Minnesota is Isle Royale National Park located?
How do you reach Isle Royale National Park?
both of the above
How long is Isle Royale?
What is the name of the Great Lake in which Isle Royale National Park is located?
How many miles of roads cross the park on Isle Royale?
only eight miles
only three miles
When is it believed that European settlers first stepped upon the shores of Isle Royale?
more than 200 years ago
more than 300 years ago
more than 400 years ago
What is unique about wildlife found within the boundaries of Isle Royale National Park?
The Park is one of only three places in the United States where you can still find polar bears in the wild.
The Park is one of only three places in the United States where there are still herds of wild elk.
The Park is one of only three places in the United States where wolves still roam free.
What is the name of the other two places in the United States where you can also find wolves running freely in the wild?
Arizona and New Mexico
Alaska and the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem
Texas and the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem
How many acres comprise the Isle Royale National Park?
What time of the year is the best time to visit the park, according to most people?
How many miles of hiking trails are there in the park?
What kinds of wolves reside in the park?
eastern red wolf
northern grey wolves
common timber wolf
In what year did the wolves make their way to Isle Royale?
How did the moose population end up on Isle Royale?
The moose were chased across the ice by the wolf pack in 1949.
A few moose were brought to the island by humans.
The moose swam across to the island.
What was the maximum number of wolves that lived on Isle Royale at any given time?
What is the name of the ridge that forms the backbone of Isle Royale?
What is the name of a popular harbor located on the northeastern shore of Isle Royale?
What is another popular drawing card for the Isle Royale National Park?
abandoned copper mines
ancient stone ruins
Around what date were some of the copper mines first dug?