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 »
Visitation on the Increase at PRNL
Contact: Jim Northup, 906-387-2607, ext. 202
MUNISING, Mich. According to official National Park Service statistics, visitation to Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore was up a total of 12.4 percent in 2011, to a total of 561,104 visitors.
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...