Grand Sable Dunes temporary closure to all public entry for visitor safety
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 »
Personal Watercraft Use Environmental Assessment 2005
Personal Watercraft Use Environmental Assessment - July 2002 (168 page pdf)
Personal Watercraft Use Environmental Assessment Errata - January 2004 (24 page pdf)
Changes made to EA to modify the preferred alternative and its analysis, address public comments, and clarify the text
Finding of No Significant Impact, Personal Watercraft Use - September 2005 (8 page pdf)
Personal Watercraft Final Rule for Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Federal Register - October 2005 (13 page pdf)
News Release: Pictured Rocks Publishes Personal Watercraft Final Rule
Did You Know?
Several species of plants in the Buttercup Family are aquatic, growing underwater in lakes and ponds. A few are even amphibious, meaning that a single plant lives partly on sand along a shoreline and partly submerged. Such plants have runners, like a strawberry plant, and grow roots along the runners. The submerged leaves appear quite different from the ones growing in air.