Wild Beauty on the Lake Superior Shore

Sandstone cliffs, beaches, sand dunes, waterfalls, inland lakes, deep forest, and wild shoreline beckon you to visit Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. The power of Lake Superior shapes the park's coastal features and affects every ecosystem, creating a unique landscape to explore. Hiking, camping, sightseeing, and four-season outdoor opportunities abound. Read More

Backpacker going down the trail

Backcountry Camping

January 1st at 10 a.m. (e.s.t) backcountry permits will be available for purchase on Recreation.gov for the 2019 camping season!


Adventures Await You in the Northwoods

This is your winter wonderland for cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, ice climbing, winter camping, ice fishing, and snowshoeing.

Viewing ice

Viewing Ice "Caves" and Ice Formations

Viewing ice "caves" and ice formations has become a popular winter activity at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore and the surrounding area.

Ice climbing at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

Ice Climbing

Ample lake effect snow, numerous waterfalls, and porous sandstone cliffs creates ideal conditions for ice climbing.


Want to Backcountry Camp in the Winter?

Enjoy camping in peace and quite during one of the most incredible seasons at the lakeshore!

Cross Country Skier winding his way through the trees on one of the park's many groomed ski trails.

Cross Country Skiing

Over 20 miles of trails wind through a magical landscape of varied habitats and topography.

Last updated: March 5, 2019

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P.O. Box 40
Munising, MI 49862


(906) 387-3700

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