Visitor Centers

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 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
Munising Falls Visitor Center

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Munising Falls Visitor Center

Phone: (906) 387-3700

1505 Sand Point Road, Munising

Located at the park's western end. Open daily from mid May through the end of September, 9 am to 5 pm. Daily schedule may extend into late October as staffing and funding permits. Open year-round with reduced days/hours in late autumn, winter, and early 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
Grand Sable Visitor Center

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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 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. Includes restrooms, exhibits, and an Eastern National 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 the guided tour 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

N8391 Sand Point Road, 4 miles NE of Munising

Open year-round, 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: August 30, 2018

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Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 40
Munising, MI 49862

Phone:

(906) 387-3700

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