Chapel Road is flooding in a few places. For the 3.5 miles northwest of H58 the road is only passable with a four-wheel drive, high clearance vehicle. All other vehicles are sure to be stuck. With the wintery forecast, conditions will deteriorate.
Interagency Visitor Center schedule
The interagency visitor center in Munising will close at 1:30 p.m. on December 23 and 24. The visitor center will be closed on December 25 and January 1.
The staff at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore work closely with many federal, state, and local organizations. The organizations mentioned here provide an example of the broad range of partners that help the lakeshore accomplish its mission.
Operational / Fund Raising Partners
Eastern National is a non-profit organization that provides quality educational products and services to America’s national parks and other public trusts, including Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore.
Eastern National operates bookstores at four visitor centers at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore and also conducts sales by phone, mail, and website, "America's National Park On-line Bookstore."
National Parks of Lake Superior Foundation is a recently organized, privately supported effort to fund special projects in the four U.S. national parks on Lake Superior.
Donations to the National Parks of Lake Superior Foundation assist parks with worthy projects over and above funding for basic park operations.
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore has joined with many local businesses as "Community Partners" to better serve visitors to the area. Participating business locations have a comprehensive reference package of information about the park and a counter-top display and window-display placard identifying that location as a Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore Community Partner.
Pictured Rocks Cruises, Inc.
Commercial Partners (Holders of Commercial Use Authorizations)
Camp Arbutus and Camp Hayo-Went-Ha - summer youth camp
Camp Nebagamon - summer youth camp
Camp Tanuga - summer youth camp
Crawdaddy Outdoors - guided kayak trips
Gerlach Nature Photography - photography workshops
Grand Island Charters - guided shipwreck tour
Honeyrock Camp - summer youth camp
Loyola University Chicago - summer youth camp
Northern Waters - guided kayak trips
Petersen Photography - photography workshops
Planck Photography - photography workshops
Saucier Photography - photography workshops
Seaberg Pontoon Rental - pontoon boat rental
Sierra Club Outings - guided backpack trips
Superior Pontoon Rentals - pontoon boat rental
Pictured Rocks Shuttle - backpacker shuttle service
Uncle Ducky Charters - guided kayak trips
Wilderness Inquiry - guided kayak trips
City of Munising
Environmental Protection Agency
Hiawatha National Forest
Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
Michigan Department of Natural Resources
Munising Biological Station, U.S. Geological Survey
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Sea Lamprey Control Program, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Seney National Wildlife Refuge
Adopt-a-Trail / Adopt-a-Campsite Volunteers
Alger Conservation District
Alger Community Recycling Program
American Hiking Society
Michigan Snowmobile Association
North Country Trail Association, Grand Marais Chapter
Student Conservation Association
Superior Watershed Partnership
The Forestland Group LLC
The Nature Conservancy
Trout Unlimited (Fred Waara Chapter, Big Two-Hearted Chapter)
Did You Know?
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore is home to two arctic disjuncts, plants whose normal range is far to the north. Arctic crowberry and thimbleberry thrive because of the cool and moist microclimates caused by Lake Superior. More...