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

Kids showing off two rocks. One rock is rough the other is smooth.

Be A Virtual Junior Ranger

Can’t make a visit to the park right now? Participate in our online activities and complete your Junior Ranger mission from home!

Cliffs along the Lake Superior shoreline

Scenic Sites

Pictured Rocks offers majestic scenery of cliffs, waterfalls, deep forest, wetlands, dunes, and much more!

People enjoying a stroll on the Marsh Trail boardwalk.

Take a Hike

Explore 100 miles of hiking & walking trails. Visit waterfalls. Hike on the tops of cliffs, through hardwood forests, and along beaches.

Dog on leash on Miner's Beach

Where can your pet go in the park?

Pets are allowed on some trails & beaches but not all. Find out where they can go. Pets must be on 6 ft. leashes within the park.

Park Ranger giving the Junior Ranger oath

For Kids & Families

Once you are here, plan your day. Take your time exploring, and stay safe. Above all, have fun making memories!

Backpacker walking down park forest trail

Backcountry Camping

Backcountry camping is one of the park's most popular activities. Plan your trip well and come have a great experience!

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.

Last updated: August 27, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 40
Munising, MI 49862


(906) 387-3700

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