• 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 Ghost Forest Trail north to Lake Superior then along the shoreline to the west side of Sable Creek is temporarily closed. Follow closure signs for your safety. More »

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  • Au Sable Day 2014

    Saturday, September 20, 2014

    In celebration of National Public Lands Day, Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore hosts Au Sable Day at the historic 1874 Au Sable Light Station near Grand Marais on Saturday, September 20 - 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. More

  • Open House for Brody Block's Retirement

    Friday, September 26, 2014

    Guy “Brody” Block will retire on September 27 following a lifetime of public service. Open house planned at the Grand Sable Visitor Center, September 26, 1-4 p.m. More


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The Grand Sable Dunes are located just west of Grand Marais, Michigan, in Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore.

The Grand Sable Dunes are a federally designated Research Natural Area. The five square miles of dunes are an unusual glacial kame terrace with overlying dunes caused by fluctuating lake levels over the centuries. The dunes are located in Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, near Grand Marais, Mich. More...