Raspberry Island Lighthouse

Built in 1863. Visiting the Lighthouse The Raspberry Island lighthouse is the most readily accessible of the six Apostle Island stations. During the summer season, Apostle Islands Cruise Service tour boats stop at the island, and National Park Service rangers conduct tours of the historic tower from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Close to the mainland, the island is a popular destination for skilled sea kayakers and private boaters who are prepared for the challenges of Lake Superior.

Hours of Operation

Excursion boats visit the island daily from mid-June thru Labor Day. Tours of the lighthouse, guided by National Park rangers, are available daily June-Sept, from 9am-4pm.


Located on the west side of Rasperry Island, one of the Apostle Islands off the Bayfield Peninsula in northern Wisconsin.


  • On Water

History/Heritage Type

  • Transportation Heritage

Tour Type

  • Excursions & Tours