Visitors are encouraged to stop at one of the park's two visitor centers to obtain information on a variety of recreational opportunities within Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, the Hiawatha National Forest, and the general area. The centers also maintain schedules of interpretive activities presented by park rangers.
Note: Visitor centers may close for lunch breaks.
Munising Falls Visitor Center
Phone: (906) 387-3700
1505 Sand Point Road, Munising
Located at the park's western end. Open daily from early May through the end of September, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Open year-round with reduced days/hours in autumn, winter, and spring. Visitor center has exhibits, restrooms, and an Eastern National sales outlet (books, t-shirts, etc.). Visit Munising Falls via a paved trail. Access hiking trails, including the North Country National Scenic Trail.
Grand Sable Visitor Center
Phone: (906) 494-2660
E21090 County Road H-58
One mile west of Grand Marais, Michigan, on county road H-58
Open daily from the Friday before Memorial Day through the end of September,
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. The park's cooperating association, Eastern National, operates a sales outlet here.
Au Sable Light Station Information Center
Located at the Au Sable Light Station, 12 miles west (drive) of Grand Marais to the Hurricane River Campground then 1.5 miles (walk) east.
The light station information center/museum is open from mid-June through the end of September, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. - closed Monday and Tuesday. The grounds can be explored any time.
Au Sable Lighthouse tours. Guided tours of the double keepers quarters and light tower are available from mid-June through the end of September, Wednesday through Sunday. There is a $3 fee for the guided tour for visitors age 6 and above.
Phone: (906) 387-2607
N8391 Sand Point Road, 4 miles NE of Munising
Last updated: June 30, 2018