Since acquiring the island the Forest Service has been improving tenting sites and creating Mountain Bike trails all through the island. The East Channel lighthouse, nonetheless, is simply accessible by boat. Larger, more sea-worthy boats with no less than one back-up motor are beneficial as a outcome of they are safer on Lake Superior. Smaller recreational boats appropriate for protected inland waters can be harmful in high winds and large waves on Lake Superior.

Pocahontas State Park

Spanning practically a million acres, this forest encompasses one of America’s most diverse ecological areas. Hundreds of bird species reside here, as do eight kinds of endangered animals and seventy five kinds of timber. Highlights embrace Spruce Knob (the state’s highest peak at 4,863 feet), rustic tenting, picnicking, and backpacking. This trail parallels the state park boundary and connects Red Spruce Trail and Davis Trail. There are many great fishing opportunities at Blackwater Falls State Park!

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