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

    Pictured Rocks

    National Lakeshore Michigan

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    Grand Sable Dunes are rapidly eroding into Sable Creek and Lake Superior. The area from the Ghost Forest Trail north to Lake Superior then along the shoreline to the west side of Sable Creek is temporarily closed. Follow closure signs for your safety. More »

The Outdoor Classroom Videotape

A Guide for Schools and Resource Managers

This videotape provides a valuable model to assist teachers and resource managers to develop and present effective resource education activities for students at a school site, park, forest or any natural area! Follow along as students and teachers participate in a program of in-class and field activities designed by teachers and resource managers.

This videotape may be borrowed from Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore at no charge. All activities were tested and evaluated by education professionals during a three-year project sponsored by Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, and funded by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.

For more information, please contact:

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
P.O. Box 40
Munising, MI 49862
(906) 387-2607

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...