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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

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Address: Headquarters on Sand Point Rd, Between Munising and Grand Marais, Munising, MI 49862
Phone Number: (906) 387-2607
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Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Activities: Hiking
Description: Park located on the shoreline of Lake Superior encompassing cliffs, dunes...
Park located on the shoreline of Lake Superior encompassing cliffs, dunes, waterfalls and lakes.
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Beautiful anytime of year!

Loved the Pictured Rocks Boat Cruise. Sunglasses and jacket a must! Have been on the cruise many times, but there is always something new to see.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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Battle Creek, Michigan
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Battle Creek, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

Loved the Pictured Rocks Boat Cruise. Sunglasses and jacket a must! Have been on the cruise many times, but there is always something new to see.

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Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed visiting this amazing natural wonder. During the day we walked 18 kilometers and saw everything up to the Splash Falls. Our goal was to reach the Twelve Mile Beach, but we didn't anticipate that it would take more time than we had, as we had an appointment with the Picture Rocks cruise for the sunset journey. At least... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Take some time to take it all in. This is beyond belief! We took an entire week to hike around the area, giving a few days to the Traverse City area, and made this one of our stops. Simply beautiful. Stop at the rangers station to get a state park passport, or find out about parking while visiting.

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Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Took our kids ages 5 and 7 exploring and hiking. There are numerous waterfalls to get up close and personal with. We did one jet boat ride (see review for Riptide Ride) that I highly recommend if you have kids! Definitely a beautiful area. A great place to check out for the outdoorsy, nature loving, hiking individuals. We were here... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Visited Pictured Rocks the first time in 2008 and have gone there 3 times since then. There are several ways to enjoy this beautiful place. Taking a boat cruise, specially at Sunset hour is a popular option, and its a great tour. Second is hiking the tour where you are on top of the rocks and can see the clear... More 

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Pembroke, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We couldn't get enough of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. We did many different hikes, including the hike through the huge sand dunes (they're incredible!) and down to the beach. You can actually watch natural erosion happening at an alarming rate... fascinating nature lesson! I really can't say enough great things about this area. The shoreline is just incredible regardless of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

If you live in Michigan it should be on your list of places to see. Our state has many beautiful areas but this is absolutely stunning. The coast line from a boat and all the water falls you can walk to. Michigan is a beautiful state!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I visited the Pictured Rocks for three days both in 2012 and 2014 during Memorial Day weekend and stayed both nights at the Holiday Inn in Munising. The first visit I did the afternoon cruise and several of the hikes (recommend the ten mile Chapel Rock loop and the one from the Log Slide to the lighthouse) and the second... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

I first visited Pictured Rocks during a brief day visit in 2013, and returned for 4 days of backpacking in 2014, and I can't wait to go back. I absolutely LOVE this area. I have lived my whole life in the Great Lakes area (on Lake Superior and Lake Ontario) and driven extensively throughout the area. This is one of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 via mobile

I backpacked the Lakeshore this past Sept. and truly loved it. If you do decide to backpack or want to take a long hike and not retrace your steps you can use Altran for your shuttle. It's like 20 bucks and the driver was really nice.

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