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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

Headquarters on Sand Point Rd, Between Munising and Grand Marais, Munising, MI 49862
+1 906-387-2607
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Beautiful place

If you like to hike, this is a great spot. The trails were well marked and easily match any level... read more

Reviewed today
Baltimore, Maryland
Absolutely breathtaking

We brought the family to view the beautiful lake shore including our dog. The day was very windy... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Toledo, Ohio
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Park located on the shoreline of Lake Superior encompassing cliffs, dunes, waterfalls and lakes.
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  • Average1%
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Headquarters on Sand Point Rd, Between Munising and Grand Marais, Munising, MI 49862
+1 906-387-2607
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Reviewed today

If you like to hike, this is a great spot. The trails were well marked and easily match any level of experience and fitess. It is filled with beautiful waterfalls and lake views.

Thank MPK3
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We brought the family to view the beautiful lake shore including our dog. The day was very windy and the waves large. It was absolutely beautiful. The water is clean and cold, the kids didn't mind one bit and really enjoyed it. I'm an ocean...More

Thank darkkitten
Reviewed yesterday

Just do it. Words cannot aptly describe what you will see. My only recommendation is not to venture out in stormy seas. Yes, when the weather is like this the lake becomes an ocean.

Thank stormtrooper-1205
Reviewed 2 days ago

Stopped over in Munising for the day and took an afternoon boat tour across the lake to view "Pictured Rocks." We were fortunate to have good weather, and our captain/guide was very entertaining: dabbling in history of the area, chemistry, and the occasional joke. The...More

Thank PaweltheG
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Long drive between St. Maris to Munising when your looking for a campsite. They definitely need to make more camping sites. Highly recommend you look for your spot pretty early. It took us over 4 hours to find something and ended up at a KOA...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Sunset cruise was very good with lots of narration that was clear and informative. Lasted about 3 hours. Also saw the old cedar sided Grand Island Lighthouse.

Thank ranb8793
Reviewed 3 days ago

What an amazing place -- I experienced it through a boat cruise, driving tour and hiking paths, and everywhere I went was beautiful. Can't recommend highly enough!!

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 4 days ago

On the must see list for Upper Peninsula. So many ways and modes of transportation to view there is not excuse to not see it. Kayak, boat tours, hiking.

Thank cindyl246
Reviewed 4 days ago

When I think of the UP I think of the colors of Pictured Rocks Lakeshore! I walked the shoreline about 2 miles the colors greens tans coppers...just was amazing. We took the boat ride to enjoy the photographic views. It was worth every penny we...More

Thank shirley b
Reviewed 5 days ago

we will come back again, this place is amazing, excellent signage, easy to navigate, saw a TON of park rangers, all very helpful! so beautiful, a lot of options for hikes/paddles, in varying difficulty. very clean park, lots of amenities near by. plan on 3...More

Thank lorri p
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29 July 2017|
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Response from marypiano48 | Reviewed this property |
You need to spend one day on Mackinac Island. If you are already doing that and have two extra days, then yes I recommend the upper peninsula. It is an easy drive up I75 to Sault Ste. Marie to do the Soo Locks cruise which... More
27 July 2017|
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Response from emma b | Reviewed this property |
Be prepared with bug spray for mosquitos and black flies. If you need it, you have it. If the bugs aren't bad (which is rare in my opinion), at least you were prepared. Ticks have been quite bad this year in lower Michigan... More
1 July 2017|
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Response from Touringsisters | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at the munising holiday inn express, lovely views, nice people and great breakfast. Did not kayak only took the boat tour.