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Apostle Island ice caves attracted about 138K total visitors

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Richard Kremer, Wisconsin Public Radio

Attendance figures from Lake Superior’s ice caves near the Apostle Islands are out, and they’re hard to believe.


Julie Van Stappen is the Chief of Resources for the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, which oversees the ice caves. She says tallying the number of people who visited the frozen wonders is not an exact science, but that their best estimate of the season’s attendance is 138,000 people.

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