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 »
Munising Range Light Facelift
Contact: Chris Case, 906-387-2607, ext. 209
MUNISING, Mich. You may have noticed work going on in recent weeks on the old range light building in downtown Munising. Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore Chief of Facility Management Chris Case said, "Many people are not aware that this building, as well as the front and rear range light towers, is owned by the National Park Service, as part of the national lakeshore. We are pleased to announce that the old keepers quarters are getting a face lift."
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...