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 »
Harvard Climate Fellow Arrives at Lakeshore
Contact: Gregg Bruff, 906-387-2607, ext. 208
(Munising, MICH.) Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore Chief of Heritage Education Gregg Bruff has welcomed Luis Mena, of the Puntarenas region of Costa Rica, has joined the park staff as a Harvard University Climate Fellow. The one month fellowship is facilitated by the Latin American Scholar Programs at American Universities (LASPAU) Academic Professional Programs for the Americas. In concert with the U.S. Department of State, LASPAU provides access to global educational opportunities, stimulates knowledge generation and transfer, and promotes intercultural understanding throughout the Americas.
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...