|NATIONAL PARKS QUICKLINKS|
Backpacker Magazine – May 2000
Combine a full harvest moon with a remote island trail for the greatest show on Earth.
Getting There: Take WI 42 north to the Washington Island Ferry, (920) 847-2546. On Washington Island, drive 9 miles northeast on County Road W, then take the hikers-only Rock Island Ferry, (920) 847-2252.
Prime Time: mid-September
Guide: Field Guide to the Stars and Planets, by Jay Pasachoff (Houghton Mifflin, 800-225-3362; $19).
Contact: Rock Island State Park, (920) 847-2235.