• The tower of the Au Sable Light Station against a summer blue sky. Photo © Craig Blacklock

    Pictured Rocks

    National Lakeshore Michigan

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    While the calendar may say it is spring, Mother Nature says it is still winter in the central Upper Peninsula. Most roads remain closed by snow. More »

Bicycling Information

Sable Falls cascades down a sandstone shelves on its way to Lake Superior.

Sable Falls

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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?

Chapel Lake is shown with fall colors, a beautifu view of the northwoods in Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore.

Chapel Lake is one of several plunge pool lakes created by post glacial rivers after the Marquette advance of the most recent ice age. Its greatest depth is 140 feet. Other plunge pool lakes include Deer Lake and Ginpole Lake in Alger County, home of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. More...