Munising Visitors Bureau
P.O. Box 421
Munising MI, 49862
Your gateway to the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore.
"At Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore near Munising, more than 100,000 fingerling coaster brook trout have been stocked in Mosquito, Seven Mile and Hurricane rivers since 1999. At the end of this year, that stocking will be temporarily suspended. Following a few years of monitoring, the stocking process may be restarted if the stocking efforts are not showing evidence of success. Meanwhile, restoration efforts will be focused elsewhere." - Steve Scott, DNR fisheries biologist
The Pictured Rocks is comprised of over 15 miles of shoreline along Lake Superior. Over 100 miles of scenic trails are located within the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore area. These colorful sandstone cliffs tower 50 to 200 ft above the water’s surface. Visitors can experience our forests, streams, shoreline, and wildlife by hiking or biking these many pathways throughout the park. Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore is Munising’s greatest attraction.
Surrounded by Lake Superior, the Munising Area has designated beaches as well as roadside parks. You will notice that many people simply pull off the road and pick their own private beach for a quick dip in the pristine waters. The Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore has a number of pristine beaches for you, your family and friends to enjoy.
Named by early explorers as La Chapelle, this formation is one of the many found throughout the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Located approx. 15 miles east of Munising, off H58 about fives miles north to the end of Chapel Road. There is about a two mile hike from the parking lot to Lake Superior.
Sand Point Beach
This gem of a beach is a very popular spot for tourists and residents alike and is a great place to watch the sunsets. Located at the end of the Sand Point Road, just four miles northeast of Munising. The Weather Channel has named Sand Point Beach within Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore as one of the “Top Five Summer Beaches in America”.
AuTrain Beach is located about 8 miles west of Munising at the yellow flashing light in AuTrain. It is a popular roadside beach with AuTrain River running into it. During the summer months, the river warms up much faster than icy Lake Superior and you will see many people swimming and floating the river.
Whether you are snowmobiling, hiking, biking, boating, fishing, camping, or enjoying our beaches, Munising, Michigan is your perfect up north vacation.
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