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

    Pictured Rocks

    National Lakeshore Michigan

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40th Anniversary in 2006

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore celebrates 40 years in 2006.

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2006. On October 15, 1966, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed legislation to create Pictured Rocks as America's first National Lakeshore.

Anniversary events included public programs and several new efforts to further the lakeshore's positive relationship with gateway communities and local citizens.

This celebration helped remind us of how fortunate we are to have a national park area in our own back yard!


Did You Know?

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore and the Hiawatha National Forest share a visitor center at 400 E. Munising Ave. in Munising, Michigan.

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore shares a visitor center with the Hiawatha National Forest. The interagency visitor center was dedicated in 1988, and serves over 40,000 people annually. Other federal interagency visitor centers are located in Alaska, Utah, California, and Idaho. More...