Bayfield serves as the home of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, a National Park that includes 21 beautiful and enchanting wilderness islands and over 12 miles of scenic peninsula shoreline. In fact, the Apostle Islands were recently featured as a “Top Place to Visit” by National Geographic Explorer. Widely known for having one of the nation’s finest collection of historic lighthouses, Apostle Islands National Lakeshore also offers the opportunity to roam through awe-inspiring old growth forests that Ojibwe Indians call home. It’s amazing all you can see and discover along the miles of well-maintained hiking trails—protected wildlife, windswept beaches and cliffs, historic commercial fishing camps and pristine natural landscapes rarely glimpsed by modern eyes. Of course, Apostle Islands National Lakeshore also offers plenty of camping sites for those wishing to spend a little longer in the boundless beauty of the Apostle Islands.