Chequamegon Bay is Freezing Up - Ferry Anticipates Shutdown!

 Sea smoke from the ferry dock on December 27th, 2017.

Sea smoke from the ferry dock on December 27th, 2017.

The Madeline Island Ferry Line anticipates operating thru New Year’s Day (Monday, January 1). Watch closely for important updates and information on our website and Facebook page regarding trip cancellations due to weather/ice conditions and shutdown. If you are planning a trip to the Island, it is advisable to check for alerts about possible trip cancellations before you come and while you are staying on the Island.
— Madeline Island Ferry Line Facebook page, December 27, 2017

Meanwhile, the cross-country ski trails are waiting!