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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This fund has helped protect and preserve Michigans natural treasures, including the Sleeping Bear Dunes and Pictured Rocks National Lakeshores, and our three national forests.
As I toured Michigan's Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore on Lake Superior, I could hardly believe that this dramatic landscape was part of the same lake I've spent my life visiting on Minnesota's North Shore.
Lucas attended many campouts, including four High Adventures where he backpacked the beautiful bluffs of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore and canoed the Wisconsin River.
The United States Mint and the National Park Service launched the "America the Beautiful" Quarters Program coin honoring Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in Michigan on Wednesday, February 7, 2018.
A subtle and warm tone of grown-up pink, Heart Wood (also known as Pictured Rocks) draws from the tactile qualities of natural wood and leather, conveying comfort and ease in response to consumers wanting to nestle down more and create a 'welcome home,' just in time for Omani residents to give their homes a facelift for the New Year.
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.
PEER noted funding for the jet ski research is meant to reverse the effects from a July 2010 federal decision toA (http://www.nps.gov/piro/pwc-use-continues.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.
"Michigan's Pictured Rocks: National Lakeshore and Vicinity" reveals the geology and landscape throughout Michigan, especially that of the cliffs that surround the great lakes.
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).