Munising, MI 49862
Pictured Rocks NL is located on the south shore of Lake Superior in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, between the towns of Munising (west) and Grand Marais (east). Access the west side of the park via Michigan highways M-28 and M-94 to Munising. State highway M-77 leads to Grand Marais on the east side. Alger County Road H-58 runs parallel and through the park, providing access to spur roads that lead to scenic overlooks, trailheads, campgrounds, beaches, etc. Many roads are closed in winter due to snow.
Summers are pleasant with the average highs in June, July, and August in the 70s°F, and lows in the low 50s°F. The coldest months are December through March with average highs of 25°F to 32°F, and average lows in the teens. Annual precipitation averages 31 inches; annual snowfall is 140 inches. Snow generally covers the ground from late November through late April.
Pictured Rocks Entrance Fee = $0 - $0.00
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore is open year-round, 24 hours day. There is no entrance fee.
Nestled at the foot of the Grand Sable Dunes, the Grand Sable Visitor Center is located near the eastern gateway to Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore and at the beginning of the park's segment of the North Country National Scenic Trail. A park ranger is on duty to assist hikers, backpackers, and nature enthusiasts with information geared at making their stay more enjoyable. The lakeshore's cooperating association, Eastern National, operates a bookstore here.
Munising Falls is located near the western gateway to Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore and at the beginning of the park's segment of the North Country National Scenic Trail. You can find exhibits, a paved trail to Munising Falls, restrooms, and an Eastern National store. Staff is here to assist all visitors, including backpackers needing permits.