Directions and Transportation

2 scenes: yellow trees line the road. Cars and people crowd a snow-covered road.
H-58 in the fall. Sand Point Road in winter. Sand Point Road is the only plowed road in the park. All other roads, once covered in snow, are closed to all vehicles except snowmobiles.

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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore is located on the south shore of Lake Superior in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, between the communities of Munising (west) and Grand Marais (east). The main park visitor center is located in Munising at Munising Falls.

Michigan state highways M-28 and M-94 lead to Munising. State highway M-77 leads to Grand Marais. Alger County Road H-58 and other spur roads (some unpaved) provide access throughout the lakeshore. Many roads are closed by snow during the winter. See winter road closure page for more information.

Grass airfields are located near Grand Marais and Munising. Regularly scheduled commercial airline service arrives at Marquette, Escanaba, and Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan.

Regional bus lines stop in Marquette and Escanaba. Please visit Shuttle Service for information on local transportation.

  • Park Map


    Don't rely on GPS, which does not work well here. Use the official park map.

  • Dirt road in the beginning of fall

    Getting Around

    The main road that travels through Pictured Rocks is Alger County H-58. Other lakeshore access roads can be found off this main road.

  • Hikers on the trail

    Shuttle Service

    Schedule your shuttle transportation ahead of your trip! Read more about the Altran (Alger County Transit).

  • Munising Falls / Castle Area road sign

    Road Mileage

    Need a mileage chart?

  • Map of park showing roads that are not plowed
    Winter Roads

    Winter Roads

    All park roads (except Sand Point Rd) & portions of H-58 are not plowed in winter. Roads reopen to vehicles in spring when snow melts.

Last updated: October 21, 2022

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P.O. Box 40
Munising , MI 49862


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