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.
..... Click the link for more information.
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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.

See other parks in Michigan.
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The reverse (tails) of the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore quarter depicts Chapel Rock and the white pine tree that grows atop it.
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore was established in 1966, when the U.
The current authorized mintage limit for both numismatic and bullion 2018 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Coins honoring Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore is 100,000 units.
Garlic mustard occurrence data and natural area GIS data were contributed by Deborah LeBlanc at Hiawatha National Forest, Ian Shackleford at Ottawa National Forest, Bruce Leutscher at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Gregory Corace at Seney National Wildlife Refuge, Robert Kahl from the U.
Funding for this study was provided by Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore and the National Park Service's Natural Resource Protection and Preservation program.
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The United States Mint will offer bags and rolls of quarters honoring Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in Michigan starting on February 5 at noon Eastern Time (ET).
Congress established the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore to protect the cliffs, beaches, sand dunes, waterfalls, and forests along the Lake Superior shoreline.
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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore is expected to release a draft general management plan that will address the use of personal watercraft (PWCs) at the park.
One Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore Quarter the first quarter of the year from the America the Beautiful Quarters Program