Visitor Centers

Visitors are encouraged to stop at or call one of the park's two visitor centers to obtain information on camping and other recreational opportunities within Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, road and trail conditions, weather, and safety. The centers also maintain schedules of interpretive activities presented by park rangers.

Note: Visitor centers may close for lunch breaks.
Munising Falls Visitor Center
Munising Falls Visitor Center

Munising Falls Visitor Center

Phone: (906) 387-3700

1505 Sand Point Road, Munising

The main visitor center, located at the park's western end. Winter Hours: Wednesday - Saturday from 9 am to 4:30 pm, closed federal holidays. Open daily in summer.

Visitor center has exhibits, restrooms, and an America’s National Parks™ sales outlet (books, t-shirts, etc.). Visit Munising Falls via a paved trail. Access the western park segment of the North Country National Scenic Trail at this location. (National Park passes are available at this visitor center only.)

Grand Sable Visitor Center
Grand Sable Visitor Center

NPS Photo

Grand Sable Visitor Center

Phone: (906) 494-2660

E21090 County Road H-58 (One mile west of Grand Marais, Michigan)

Open daily from the Friday before Memorial Day through the end of September,
9 am to 5 pm. Closed the rest of the year.

Nestled at the foot of the Grand Sable Dunes, the Grand Sable Visitor Center is located on the east side of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, with access to the North Country National Scenic Trail. The visitor center Includes restrooms, exhibits, and an America’s National Parks™ sales outlet.

Au Sable Light Station Keepers Quarters Visitor Center
Au Sable Light Station Keepers Quarters

NPS photo / Ed Lasich

Au Sable Light Station Information Center/Museum
No phone

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's small information center/museum is open from mid-June through the end of September, 10 am to 5 pm - 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 visitors age 6 and above.
Park Ranger with Headquarters entrance sign
Park Ranger at Lakeshore Headquarters

NPS photo / Tim Colyer

Lakeshore Headquarters

Phone: (906) 387-2607 - for administrative business only
(for visitor information call (906) 387-3700)

N8391 Sand Point Road, 4 miles NE of Munising

Park administrative offices, Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Closed federal holidays

Park headquarters is located in the former Munising U.S. Coast Guard Station at Sand Point. In the summer, the boathouse is open with maritime displays including a 36-foot self-righting motor lifeboat. The Sand Point Marsh Trail is located nearby.


Last updated: January 7, 2020

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Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 40
Munising, MI 49862


(906) 387-3700

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