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?
The Grand Sable Dunes are a federally designated Research Natural Area. The five square miles of dunes are an unusual glacial kame terrace with overlying dunes caused by fluctuating lake levels over the centuries. The dunes are located in Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, near Grand Marais, Mich. More...