• 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 »

Bookstore

Judy, Ronnie, and Brody at the Grand Sable Visitor Center counter.

Grand Sable Visitor Center staff

NPS photo / Gregg Bruff

Eastern National
The lakeshore's cooperating association - Eastern National - operates small bookstores at three visitor centers at Pictured Rocks.

The Grand Sable Visitor Center, Munising Falls Visitor Center, and Miners Castle Information Station are open Memorial Day to Labor Day. Hours and season may vary as staffing permits. more ...

 
Pam, Janel, Lee, Laura, Jessica, and Autumn at the Interagency Visitor Center counter.

Interagency Visitor Center staff

NPS photo by Gregg Bruff

Hiawatha Interpretive Association
The small bookstore at the Interagency Visitor Center is operated by the Hiawatha Interpretive Association.

Open year-round, this visitor center is located at 400 East Munising Avenue, at the junction of State Highway M-28 and County Road H-58 in Munising. It is operated by the Hiawatha National Forest and Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore.
 

Did You Know?

Dune grass thrives on the Grand Sable Dunes near Grand Marais, Michigan, in Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore.

On October 6, 1972, ceremonies in Munising marked the establishment of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, America's first national lakeshore. To symbolically link the park's two gateway communities of Munising and Grand Marais, water was poured from two glass containers into a third. More...