Wild Beauty on the Lake Superior Shore
Sandstone cliffs, beaches, sand dunes, waterfalls, lakes, forest, and shoreline beckon you to visit Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Hiking, camping, sightseeing, and four season outdoor opportunities abound. The Lakeshore hugs the Lake Superior shoreline for more than 40 miles. Lake Superior is the largest, deepest, coldest, and most pristine of all the Great Lakes.Read More
Located along the Lake Superior shoreline, hikers find a spectacular place for backcountry camping, hiking, and relaxation. Permits are required.Read More
The lakeshore has three drive-in campgrounds located at Little Beaver Lake, Twelvemile Beach, and Hurricane River. Sorry, no reservations.Read More
Whether the Weather
The Lakeshore climate varies as much as the seasons. Snowfall averages 140 inches each year, though it may seem like more!Read More
Beaver Basin Wilderness
The 11,740 acre Beaver Basin Wilderness includes 13 miles of stunning Lake Superior shoreline plus trails, lakes, and creeks.Read More
Pets at the Lakeshore
Pets are permitted at drive-in campgrounds, along roads, and in designated developed areas such as Munising Falls and Miners Castle.Read More
Walking in a Winter Wonderland
Winter brings solitude and beauty to the north woods plus snowshoeing, skiing, ice fishing, snowmobiling, ice climbing and winter camping.Read More
Did You Know?
When the 729-foot freighter S.S. Edmund Fitzgerald went down on November 10, 1975, the last land-based communication to the ship was from the Grand Marais Coast Guard Station. This station and the Munising USCG Station are now managed by Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. More...