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Apostle Islands In-Line Skate Marathon

JUNE 17, 2017 – The 8th annual Apostle Islands Inline Skate Marathon on Madeline Island

If gliding along smooth pavement through scenic woodlands offering breathtaking views of Lake Superior sounds like your idea of skating heaven, the Apostle Islands Inline skate marathon is the perfect event for you.

This unique inline race has something for every skating enthusiast and skill level, including a full marathon, a little more than a half marathon and fun race. The 8.7 mile looped course features a combination of flats, curves, straightaways and two hairpin turns on Lake Superior island of Madeline island. This is an exciting event for both spectators and participants.

For more details and registration information go to

Eat, Skate, Stay & Play on Madeline Island! Celebrate the arrival of Summer on Madeline Island  June 15 – 18, 2017.


Early Spring Ferry Operations & Schedule

The Madeline Island Ferry Line is operating. Please be aware that changing ice and weather conditions may require temporary schedule reductions.   

If you are planning a trip to the Island, it is advisable to check for alerts about possible trip cancellations before you come and while you are staying on the Island. Click here for schedule updates due to weather and ice conditions.