Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore:

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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

Address:PO Box 40
N8391 Sandpoint Rd
Munising, MI 49862

Phone:906-387-2607
Fax:906-387-4025
Web: www.nps.gov/piro/
Size: 73,236 acres.
Established: Authorized on October 15, 1966; established on October 5, 1972.
Location:Along Lake Superior on Michigan's Upper Peninsula, between Munising and Grand Marais. The Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore/Hiawatha National Forest visitor information center is at the junction of MI 28 and County Road H-58 in Munising.
Facilities:Campgrounds (é), picnic area, rest rooms (é), boat ramp, visitor centers (é), museum/exhibit, self-guided tour/trail.
Activities:Camping, hiking, swimming, boating, kayaking, canoeing, fishing, hunting, snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, ice fishing.
Special Features:Situated on Lake Superior, Pictured Rocks was established as the country's first national lakeshore. It features multicolored sandstone cliffs, broad beaches, sand dunes, waterfalls, inland lakes, wetlands, hardwood and coniferous forests, and a variety of wildlife. At its widest point the lakeshore is only 6 miles and hugs the Superior shoreline for more than 40 miles.

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The United States Mint (Mint) joined the National Park Service (NPS) today to celebrate the release of the America the Beautiful Quarters Program coin honoring Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in Michigan.
This year marks the fiftieth anniversary of the establishment of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, which consists of 43 miles of Lake Superior shoreline in Alger County.
Seeds were also included in this study from Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, one of the northernmost populations in the United States, to test the effect of local adaptation on climate change tolerance.
Pictured Rocks National Park was known for its multicolored sandstone cliffs 300 feet above Lake Superior, its waterfalls, hiking trails, a famous logging slide, and sand dunes.
htm) maintain current regulations in designated areas , since the NPS, under requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), found environmental impacts from personal watercraft use 6 specifically at Gulf Islands National Seashore in Florida and Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in Michigan -- to be "inadequate" with "no significant impact.
Whether you're boating at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, viewing the sandstone cliffs at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, or watching wildlife in the Everglades, the health of the water is directly linked to the health of the surrounding landscape.
Lying west of the Shipwreck Museum in the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, the Bermuda looks just as it did when it sank in 1860, says Joe Lindquist, a captain of Michigan Shipwreck Tours in Munising Bay.
Field trials also were conducted at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore (SBDNL), Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore (PRNL), and Grand Island National Recreation Area (GINRA).
Some people think Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore is the most beautiful stretch of shoreline on Lake Superior.
Pilot and Pictured Rocks Review seemed imminent is no less than a wild, wake-up call for editors and publishers elsewhere around the country.
The United States Mint (Mint) will open sales for the 2018 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore (product code 18AJ) on February 9 at noon Eastern Time (ET).
Michigan is home to Isle Royale National Park, Keweenaw National Historical Park, Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, River Raisin National Battlefield Park, and Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.