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
Wild Beauty on the Lake Superior Shore
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 "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.
Ample lake effect snow, numerous waterfalls, and porous sandstone cliffs creates ideal conditions for ice climbing.
Last updated: December 21, 2018