• Indianhead Point stands tall along the Pictured Rocks. Photo copyright Craig Blacklock

    Pictured Rocks

    National Lakeshore Michigan

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  • 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 trail to the Grand Sable Dunes north to the beach along Lake Superior to the west side of Sable Creek is temporarily closed. Follow closure signs for your safety. More »

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Au Sable Light Station Podcasts - A Virtual Tour
This podcast series begins with shipwrecks along the trail from Hurricane River Campground to the Au Sable Light Station. Enjoy this virtual tour if you are not able to visit in person, or download the podcasts to enhance your on-site visit.
Multimedia Presentations


 

Lake Superior ShoreViewer
Are you planning a summer kayak trip on the shores of Lake Superior? Ever wondered what the mouth of the Hurricane River looks like?

The Superior Watershed Partnership website hosts the Lake Superior ShoreViewer. The ShoreViewer covers every Upper Peninsula coastal county (9) and township (32) bordering Lake Superior. It offers user-friendly advantages such as easy-to-recognize birds-eye oblique photography. It also provides detailed planning information including soils, elevation, slope, cover types, U.S. Geological Survey quad maps, color infrared photography and wetland data.
www.superiorwatersheds.org/shorelineviewer

 

Kid Rock "Born Free" Music Video
In November 2010, the musician Kid Rock released his "Born Free" music video. The cliffs, beach, and lake views were shot at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in mid October 2010. We know you'll enjoy the scenery in this video!

MTV news article with link to video: Kid Rock Goes Majestic in Born Free Video
http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1651516/20101104/kid_rock.jhtml


Did You Know?

The purple flower of spotted knapweed, a non-native invasive species, is shown with Pitcher's thistle, an endangered species.

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore is home to two arctic disjuncts, plants whose normal range is far to the north. Arctic crowberry and thimbleberry thrive because of the cool and moist microclimates caused by Lake Superior. More...