• Autumn colors along Chapel Beach on a sunny fall day.

    Pictured Rocks

    National Lakeshore Michigan

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News

Superintendent Jim Northup was the featured speaker at the June 21 Naturalization Ceremony at Miners Castle within Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore.

Superintendent at Naturalization Ceremony

NPS photo / Ed Lasich

The National Park Service strives to keep the public informed about its news, accomplishments, special events, and employee recognition.

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provides news releases to local and regional newspapers. Current and past news releases are also posted on this website. Public domain photographs are available at the Photo Gallery.

Superior Wildlands is an interagency newspaper published annually by Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Hiawatha National Forest, and Seney National Wildlife Refuge. This newspaper has information for visit planning and articles about the three agencies.

For all inquiries, call the park headquarters at 906-387-2607 or by email.

 

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...