• 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.

Bicycling

Miners Beach Road
Miners Beach Road
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Bicycles are permitted on the visitor use roads when traveling with the flow of traffic. Bicycles, including mountain bikes, are not permitted on trails within Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore.

The Hiawatha National Forest and Grand Island National Recreation Area offer many opportunties for trail biking. Please contact the U.S. Forest Service for more information.

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...