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PRNL Receives Several 2012 Best of the Lake Awards from Lake Superior Magazine

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Date: August 10, 2012
Contact: Jim Northup, 906-387-2607, ext. 202

Lake Superior Magazine's Best of the Lake 2012

MUNISING, Mich.   Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore has received several "Best of the Lake" Awards from the readers of Lake Superior Magazine. The National Lakeshore is included in the awards for "Best Parks", "Best Places to Paddle" and "Best Views from an Overlook".

"We are honored to receive recognition from the readers of Lake Superior Magazine," said Jim Northup, superintendent of the National Lakeshore. "This is indeed a very special place, and it is nice to know that people appreciate all the park has to offer."  

Lake Superior Magazine is published six times per year. The Best of the Lake Awards are profiled in the August/September 2012 edition of the magazine. The article can be viewed at www.lakesuperior.com

Did You Know?

Mineral seepage creates the vibrant colors shown on this close-up photo of the Pictured Rocks cliffs.

Mineral stains give color to the famous cliffs of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Red and orange colors are iron, black is manganese, white is limonite, and green is a trace of copper. There are no pictographs or petroglyphs on the Pictured Rocks cliffs (that we know of). More...