- For the first time in five years, you can visit the Apostle Islands sea caves by
walking across frozen Lake Superior.
The ice is solid, although you might be able to feel it moving on the water
Apostle Islands National Lakeshore superintendent Bob Krumanaker says the
experience of walking on a frozen Great Lake is remarkable, both physically and
The mainland caves are 18 miles west of Bayfield. With the current conditions,
the National Park Service says the caves are a ``fairyland of needle-like
Krumanaker says there are beautiful rock formations covered by icy stalactites
and stalagmites. He says if you crawl under them, the ice is like a glass floor
through which you can see the bottom of the lake.
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