Devil's Island Details

A Lighthouse keeper's log and photos of a summer sojourn on Devil's Island in Lake Superior.


The Devil's Details

For 5 out of the past 7 summers I've volunteered for the National Park Service in the Apostle Islands based out of Bayfield, Wisconsin. Devil's Island is clearly among the most strikingly beautiful attractions of the area. It is also remote and difficult to reach except in the best of weather. When offered a chance to stay at this 114 year old lighthouse station on Lake Superior... well, read on, for the rest of the story.

Devil's Island Lighthouse at Sunset