Saturday Ranger Programs Schedule (September 2018)

Paddlers canoeing on Beaver Lake
Ranger-led canoe trip on Beaver Lake

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Wilderness Canoe Expedition

Meet at Beaver Campground boat launch
10:00 am-2:00 pm

Be ready to paddle and to take a quick hike to one of the least-traveled beaches in the park!

Reservations required. For more information and to make a reservation, call 906-387-3700.

(last program for the year September 15th)

Scene of the dense forest in Beaver Basin Wilderness
Beaver Basin Wilderness

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A Forest Story

Meet at Beaver Lake Amphitheater

(next to Little Beaver Campground)

1:00 pm

The forest and trees can reveal hidden stories about our ecosystem and natural history. Hike with a ranger along a short trail to learn about how the forest was shaped.

(no program September 22nd)
Waves on shore at Miners Beach
Lake Superior rolls ashore at Miners Beach.

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Lake Superior Beach Walk

Meet at Miners Beach

2:00 pm

Join a ranger to discover the awsome power and beauty of Lake Superior. The hour-long walk will focus on how the lake influences weather and impacts the park, and what kind of dynamic forces are at work where water meets land. Meet at the kiosk at the Miners Beach parking lot.
The Grand Sable Dunes landscape showing grass, shrubs, open sand, and trees.
The windswept Grand Sable Dunes is one of the park's least explored areas.

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Dune Hike

Meet at the Sable Falls parking area

2:30 pm

Discover the wonders of our rich dunelands during this 2/3 mile walk. Explore one of the least traveled and most scenic trails of the park.

(no program September 15th)
Black Bear
Black bear

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Black Bears of Pictured Rocks

Meet at 12 Mile Beach Campground Amphitheater

7:00 pm

Explore the life of the black bears at Pictured Rocks. What do they really like to eat? When are they the most active? What can you do to keep your campsite safe from bears? How many bears live at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore?

(no program September 8th)

Last updated: September 5, 2018

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Munising, MI 49862


(906) 387-3700

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