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 »
Experience Your America Exhibit Opens
Contact: Gregg Bruff, 906-387-2607
The National Park Service traveling exhibit “Experience Your America” opens at the Alger County Heritage Center on August 25. The interactive exhibit enables visitors to learn more about their national parks as places for physical, intellectual, emotional and spiritual renewal. Through the use of video, audio, eye-catching graphics and 3-D elements, the visitor is taken on an adventure of discovery. The exhibit is a collaborative venture between the Alger County Historical Society and Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore to help celebrate the Lakeshore’s 40th Anniversary.
Did You Know?
Bear claw marks can be seen on the trunks of American beech trees because the bark is so smooth. Bears climb trees for safety and to eat beech nuts. The non-native beech bark disease is sweeping through Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, killing many beech trees. Trees scarred with bear claw marks will be harder to find. More...