• Indianhead Point stands tall along the Pictured Rocks. Photo copyright Craig Blacklock

    Pictured Rocks

    National Lakeshore Michigan

NPS Focus

Magnificent fall color and mountains at this National Park invite you to Experience Your America.

Experience Your America

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It offers a growing collection including thousands of images, documents, drawings, and maps about the cultural and natural resources maintained by the National Park Service.

Please visit http://npsfocus.nps.gov/ to find digital and other information resources by and about the National Park Service.

Did You Know?

Bear claw scars on the smooth bark of an American beech tree.

Bear claw marks can be seen on the trunks of American beech trees because the bark is so smooth. Bears climb trees for safety and to eat beech nuts. The non-native beech bark disease is sweeping through Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, killing many beech trees. Trees scarred with bear claw marks will be harder to find. More...