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 trail to the Grand Sable Dunes north to the beach along Lake Superior to the west side of Sable Creek is temporarily closed. Follow closure signs for your safety.
Boy Dies after Accident at Pictured Rocks NL
Contact: Larry Hach, 906-387-2607
An 11-year old boy died Tuesday evening, August 15, after an accident in which he was buried in one to two feet of sand for over 20 minutes at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, park officials reported this morning.
Did You Know?
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...