Lost Creek Adventures are designed to instruct and inspire through experiences with the natural world.
Lost Creek is a full service paddling outfitter operating within the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore. Our unique mission also includes courses in outdoor skills, wilderness survival and traditional crafts.
It's true that we offer a large variety of options for your visit, and no matter what you choose we promise you will be immersed in something that has the potential to break you out of the everyday and inspire you. This is our mission: To instruct and inspire through experiences with the natural world.
Why Should You Choose Us?
#1 - We believe that operating a tourism business is a responsibility to our community, environment, and guests. Read more about our model for sustainable tourism.
If you are interested in a trip to the mainland sea caves, we are the closest outfitter to this popular location. This means less time driving and more time paddling.
One of the few outfitters recommended by the National Park Service for following the highest standards of safety.
All of our guides are extensively trained to American Canoe Association standards.
Cornucopia has the best beach in the area. This is where we launch some of our courses and our Romans Point Sea Caves trips from.
We offer some great food options, from gluten free and vegetarian options to fresh baked treats on our overnights.
Still not sure, read how to choose an Apostle Islands Outfitter in this article
Hours Of Operation
During the summer season we are open from 8am to 6pm, and it's always important to make a reservation ahead of time. During the non-summer
seasons our shop is open limited hours and by appointment.
How did we get started? Read our story.
Location, Lodging & Services
Cornucopia is the western gateway to the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, and adjacent to mountain bike & hiking trails, smaller lakes great for fishing, waterfalls, and of course the village of Cornucopia itself which boasts a famous general store, restaurants, and a full-service marina. Our paddling shop also offers lodging and is located across the street from Cornucopia beach. For more area information see our resources page.
Last but not least! The people who work with Lost Creek understand why they are here; for YOU! Before working at Lost Creek all of our on-water staff go through professional guide training, are certified in first aid, and trained in the interpretation of local history and the natural world. Our instructors are the best at what they do. Meet some of us here.