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Wisconsin’s Rock Island: Camp Moonbeam

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.

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