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 »
National Park Children's Day 2008
Contact: Dave Kronk, 906-387-2607, ext. 206
(MUNISING, Mich.) On Saturday, April 26, Ranger Dave Kronk will lead a nature hike along the Sand Point Marsh Trail for children of all ages and their families. The one-hour hike will begin at 10 a.m. Participants should meet Ranger Kronk at the Sand Point Marsh Trail at the end of Sand Point Road, about 4 miles northeast of downtown Munising.
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...