Subjects :Moose are present in large numbers and it is easy to meet them along the trail. Wolves are divided into two schools throughout the island and more rare to be photographed. The Isle Royale offers a great spot for bird watchers, lying on the main route of migration from South America to Canada. Good possibilities for landscapes, lighting conditions due to its excellent location in the north and more than 50 lakes.
Recommended equipment :Long telephoto of 200 mm, a teleconverter and a wide angle. Filters and tripod needed. Waterproof bag if you want to travel by kayak.
Best months :Best time is May, when the park opens. Tourists are very few present, the temperatures are ideal for hiking (min 4 ° max 23 °) and the migration begins. In addition, the vegetation is still low, it is easy to spot an animal. To be avoided in June and July for the strong presence of mosquitoes. Late August and September are still some good times
How to get there :From flight to Chicago. From Chicago Machine (8 hours) or by plane (1 hour and € 140) north Houghton MI. From Houghton, headquarters of Isle Royale NP to buy tickets ship (4 hours by ferry on Lake Superior) and possibly hire of Kayak.
Visits :There are times input. The park closes in October and reopens in May. Staying with your own tent in the picnic areas at a cost of a few dollars a day. For more details visit the site.
Notes :The place is very wild, if you want some more information on the equipment to bring, visit the travel account of http://www.enricoghiberto.com/Enrico_Ghiberto_Photography/Article.html This park is the longest study in the world relationship between predator and prey (moose and wolf). http://www.isleroyalewolf.org/wolfhome/home.html the site you can find information to go as a volunteer with the research team.