Chapel Road is flooding in a few places. For the 3.5 miles northwest of H58 the road is only passable with a four-wheel drive, high clearance vehicle. All other vehicles are sure to be stuck. With the wintery forecast, conditions will deteriorate.
Interagency Visitor Center schedule
The interagency visitor center in Munising will close at 1:30 p.m. on December 23 and 24. The visitor center will be closed on December 25 and January 1.
Snowmobiles are permitted on designated portions of roadways and lakes in Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore.
The designated routes for snowmobiles are the frozen waters of Lake Superior and Grand Sable Lake, and the major lakeshore roads used by motorists in the summer.
These unplowed roads and the shoulders of plowed park roads are open to snowmobiling in conformance with state law. With the exception of the trails listed below, snowmobiles are not permitted where vehicles are not allowed in summer.
Designated Snowmobile Routes
A. Sand Point Road from the park boundary to Lake Superior.
B. From the park boundary off City Limits Road southwest to the Becker Farm, and down to Sand Point Road.
C. Miners Falls Road, Miners Castle Road and parking area, and the Miners Beach Road.
D. From the park boundary in Section 32, T48N, RI 7W, to the Chapel Falls parking area.
E. Road from H-58 at the park boundary to the Little Beaver Lake Campground.
F. Road from H-58 at the park boundary to the Twelvemile Beach Campground.
G. Road from H-58 to the Hurricane River Campground.
H. Road from H-58 to the Log Slide parking lot.
I. Michigan Dimension Road from the park boundary to the Log Slide parking area.
J. The frozen waters of Lake Superior and Grand Sable Lake.
Did You Know?
Mineral stains give color to the famous cliffs of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Red and orange colors are iron, black is manganese, white is limonite, and green is a trace of copper. There are no pictographs or petroglyphs on the Pictured Rocks cliffs (that we know of). More...