Visitor Centers

Interagency Visitor Center
Interagency Visitor Center

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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore & Hiawatha National Forest Interagency Visitor Center

Phone: (906) 387-3700

400 East Munising Avenue, junction of state highway M-28 and county M-28 and county road H-58 in Munising.

Open year round 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Closed Sundays and holidays from October until Memorial Day weekend.

Open daily during the summer months with extended hours, typically 9 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Lakeshore visitors are encouraged to stop first at the Interagency Visitor Center. Here you can obtain information on a variety of recreational opportunities within Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, the Hiawatha National Forest, and the general area. The center also maintains schedules of interpretive activities presented by park and forest rangers.

The visitor center features attractive exhibits and a Hiawatha Interpretive Association sales area where visitors can purchase posters, clothing, and a variety of publications that will foster a greater understanding of the region.

 
Grand Sable Visitor Center
Grand Sable Visitor Center

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Grand Sable Visitor Center

Phone: (906) 494-2660

E21090 County Road G-58

One mile west of Grand Marais, Michigan, on county road H-58

Open daily from the Friday before Memorial Day through Labor Day, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May be open on weekends in May, September, and October.

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. A park ranger is on duty to assist hikers, backpackers, and nature enthusiasts with information geared at making their stay more enjoyable. The lakeshore's cooperating association, Eastern National, operates a bookstore here.

 
Munising Falls Visitor Center
Munising Falls Visitor Center

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Munising Falls Visitor Center (Backcountry Permit Office)

Phone: (906) 387-4310

1505 Sand Point Road, Munising

Open daily from mid-June through mid-September, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

At Munising Falls there is a paved trail to several overlooks, wayside exhibits, restrooms, and access to the North Country National Scenic Trail. The Munising Falls Visitor Center includes a small Eastern National bookstore.

 
Miners Castle Information Center
Miners Castle Information Center

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Miners Castle Visitor Center

Phone: no phone

N9319 Miners Castle Road, 6 miles north of county road H-58 at Miners Castle.

Open daily mid-June through mid-September, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May be open on weekends in May, September, and October.

At Miners Castle, there are paved trails to several overlooks, wayside exhibits, restrooms, and access to the North Country National Scenic Trail. The Miners Castle Information Station includes a small Eastern National bookstore.

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

NPS photo / Ed Lasich

Au Sable Light Station Visitor Center
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.

Typically open from mid-June through the end of September, closed Monday and Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

This information center features the history and current operation of the Au Sable Light Station. Guided tours of the double keepers quarters and light tower are available during mid-June through the end of September. There is $3 fee for the guided tour.
 
Park Ranger with Headquarters entrance sign
Park Ranger at Lakeshore Headquarters

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Lakeshore Headquarters

Phone: 906-387-2607


N8391 Sand Point Road, 4 miles NE of Munising

Open year-round, Monday to Friday,
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 40
Munising, MI 49862

Phone:

(906) 387-3700
Interagency Visitor Center (open year round)

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