It is recommended that you use the transportation service at the beginining of your trip and hike to your vehicle. If you miscalculate your time and miss your shuttle at the end of your trip they will not be turning around to get you. Also, there is no garantee that there will be cell phone service at your location to call for a new pickup time.
If Altran or Trailspotters do not have reservations, the bus does not make the run.
Information is subject to change. Please visit the transportation provider's website for the most up-to-date schedule and cost.
Please call the Interagency Visitor Center at 906-387-3700 with your questions about backpacking, or research this website.
Shuttle services within Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore are provided by....
Altran (Alger County Transit) and
Trailspotters Shuttle Service
Company Contact Information:
Alger County Transit - ALTRAN
530 East Munising Avenue, P.O. Box 69
Munising, MI 49862
Altran's reservation page
3042 M77 Hwy, PO Box 23
Both companies require advance pre-paid reservations. Altran accepts checks as well as Paypal.
When making a reservation, please indicate your pick-up date, time, and location; your drop-off location; and the number in your party.
The Altran bus travels east towards Grand Marais on Alger County Road H-58, with the return trip traveling west on H-58 to Munising.
Altran runs seven days a week. Please refer to their webisites for schedules and special run information.