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

Snow on Sand Point Marsh Trail boardwalk, bare trees, late afternoon light

Winter in the North Country

Enjoy the park's beautiful winter season while skiing, snowshoeing, ice climbing, winter camping, and more.

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Basic Information - Begin Here!

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

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Directions and Transportation

Maps, Getting Around, Road Mileage, Shuttle Service.

View of the Grand Sable Dunes from the Log Slide

Stunning Scenic Sites

Cliffs, dunes, lake overlooks, waterfalls, dynamic shorelines, 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.

Boat tour along the cliffs

Commercial Tours

Take a narrated boat cruise to see the cliffs, or book a guided kayak tour. Other guided commercial activities are also available.

AuSable Lighthouse

Maritime History

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

Last updated: November 15, 2022

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P.O. Box 40
Munising , MI 49862


Munising Falls Visitor Center

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