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Wildflower and Woodlands Walk

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Date: May 9, 2012
Contact: Andrea Chynoweth, 906-387-2602

MUNISING, Mich.  On Saturday, May 19 and May 26, please join a naturalist on a Wildflower and Woodlands Walk at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. The program begins each Saturday at 1 p.m. 

Meet at the Miners Castle Information Center, located six miles north of H-58 at the end of Miners Castle Road.  

During this leisurely 50-minute stroll through the May woodlands with Ranger Andrea Chynoweth, we will discover wildflowers, learn about northern hardwood forest ecology and discuss the impact of invasive species.

For more information, please contact the Interagency Visitor Center at 906-387-3700, or Ranger Andrea at 906-387-2602.   

Did You Know?

Spray Falls drops 70 feet over the Pictured Rocks cliffs into Lake Superior.

There are seven named waterfalls within Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, plus several unnamed falls. From west to east, they are Munising, Bridalveil, Miners, Mosquito, Chapel, Spray, and Sable Falls. The sandstone outcrops of the Pictured Rocks escarpment create the many waterfalls in the area. More...