Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore is your four season recreation destination with opportunities for sightseeing, hiking, camping, hunting, fishing, and many winter activities.
At Pictured Rocks, you will find some of the best hiking around. You can choose from short trails or long, easy or vigorous. Trails provide spectacular vistas of lakes, cliffs, dunes, and waterfalls.
Whatever your outdoor activity, always plan your excursion beforehand. let someone know your destination, carry water and food, and be prepared for rain and sudden weather changes. Enjoy!
Opportunities, Regulations, Tips,
Advisory, Exotic Aquatic Species,
Be Prepared, Safety,
Camping, Float Plan
Swimming & Diviing
Did You Know?
Bear claw marks can be seen on the trunks of American beech trees because the bark is so smooth. Bears climb trees for safety and to eat beech nuts. The non-native beech bark disease is sweeping through Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, killing many beech trees. Trees scarred with bear claw marks will be harder to find. More...