Wolf Ridge

Wolves, Ice Bridges, and Lake Superior


“In a winter the likes of what most contemporary Midwesterners have only heard of in the recollections of elders, a lone wolf’s journey reminds us of how the people and animals of Gichi Onigamiing (Grand Portage) have always been connected to Minong (Isle Royale).

“Isabelle” was doing what wolves do, dispersing to new opportunities, when she set out in late January…..”

Read the full story of a wolf who left Isle Royale National Park for the mainland via an ice bridge across Lake Superior this winter.
By Liz Valencia, chief, Interpretation and Cultural Resources, Isle Royale National Park.