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 »
Personal Watercraft Use Continues Under Federal Court Ruling
Contact: Jim Northup, 906-387-2607, ext. 202
The United States District Court in the District of Columbia has issued a ruling regarding a lawsuit filed by the Bluewater Network, the Wilderness Society and two individuals regarding the regulations that allowed limited personal watercraft (PWC) use at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore and Gulf Islands National Seashore. The regulations for Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore were implemented in 2005.
Did You Know?
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...