• Indianhead Point stands tall along the Pictured Rocks. Photo copyright Craig Blacklock

    Pictured Rocks

    National Lakeshore Michigan

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Things To Do

Photograph copyright Craig Blacklock. Photography from the book, Pictured Rocks - From Land and Sea, by Craig Blacklock.
Indianhead Point
Photograph (c) Craig Blacklock

Outdoor opportunities are enjoyed year-round at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore.

Spring brings wildflowers to photograph and fish to catch. Summer offers picnicking, boating, hiking, and camping. Autumn brings a vibrant display of colors as hunters take to the north woods. Winter visitors enjoy cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, and ice fishing.

The Pictured Rocks cliffs stretch for 15 miles from near Sand Point to beyond Spray Falls where they give way to the white sands of Twelvemile Beach. The Grand Sable Dunes rise high above Lake Superior near Grand Marais.

Visitors enjoy the sights and serenity of this beautiful area on Lake Superior in many different ways ... what's your favorite?


Outdoor Activities
Backcountry Camping, Bicycling, Boating,
Day Hiking, Fishing, Hunting, Kayaking,
Swimming & Diving, Winter Activities

For Kids
First step, once you are here, plan your day,
slow down, keep them safe, at day's end.
Have fun making memories!


Guided Tours
Au Sable Light Station tours
Summer Interpretive Programs
Pictured Rocks Cruise - Boat Tours


Schedule of Events
Events by date


Nearby Attractions
Lake Superior Protected Areas


Special Events
Happenings throughout the year


Did You Know?

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore and the Hiawatha National Forest share a visitor center at 400 E. Munising Ave. in Munising, Michigan.

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore shares a visitor center with the Hiawatha National Forest. The interagency visitor center was dedicated in 1988, and serves over 40,000 people annually. Other federal interagency visitor centers are located in Alaska, Utah, California, and Idaho. More...