Wild Beauty on the Lake Superior Shore

Sandstone cliffs, beaches, waterfalls, sand dunes, 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

The Au Sable Light Station through shrubs and trees at sunset.

Places to Go

Visitor Centers, Maritime Sites, Scenic Sites, Waterfalls, Beaver Basin Wilderness.

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Basic Information

Operating Hours and Seasons, Fees and Passes, Current Conditions, Permits and Reservations, Weather, Pets, Goods and Services, Brochures.

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Directions and Transportation

Maps, Getting Around, Road Mileage, Shuttle Service.

View of the Grand Sable Dunes from the Log Slide

Enjoy the Scenic Sites of Pictured Rocks

Cliffs, beaches, dunes, and forests are great places to see and explore.

View from the forested bluff at Twelvemile Beach shows a long stretch of beach below.


Explore miles of beautiful, unspoiled beaches within the national lakeshore.

Canoeing Little Beaver Lake

Outdoor Activities

Your guide to backcountry camping, bicycling, boating, day hiking, fishing, hunting, kayaking, swimming, and winter activities.

AuSable Lighthouse

Maritime History

Come climb a lighthouse, see shipwrecks and learn about saving lives along the dangerous Lake Superior shoreline.

Last updated: July 18, 2022

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 40
Munising , MI 49862


906 387-3700

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