Paddle Pictured Rocks and find your own story!
With incredible natural beauty and attractions, Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is a great place for a family vacation, offering endless ways to keep the kids entertained.
The city of Munising is home to the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, where a magnificent collection of arches, sea caves, and cliffs are situated alongside the enchanting Lake Superior shore. In recent years, kayaking the Pictured Rocks has become an excellent way for families to spend quality time together…READ MORE
We gathered 10 compelling reviews that leave no doubt as to why people think Pictured Rocks Kayaking stands head and shoulders above the competition. Prepare to be inspired as we uncover the thrilling adventures, breathtaking scenery, and unparalleled experiences that have set Pictured Rocks Kayaking apart — as the unrivaled choice for paddling the national lakeshore…READ MORE
Hundreds of thousands of visitors flock to the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore to take in the beauty of the park every year. Known for its towering cliffs, sea caves, waterfalls and dunes, the park is one of Michigan’s finest gems that’s nestled along Lake Superior in the Upper Peninsula.
In the past ten years, Michigan’s Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore has emerged as a sought-after destination for kayakers – and it’s easy to see why. The allure of exploring stunning sea cliffs and winding through spellbinding caves on enchanting Lake Superior is the ultimate experience of a lifetime.
This great lake can be notoriously rough at times, so a guided kayak tour of the Pictured Rocks is highly recommended. While several outfitters in Munising offer tours of the national lakeshore, Pictured Rocks Kayaking is the area’s exclusive outfitter that launches paddlers into the water by boat.
Whether you want to kayak, boat or enjoy miles of hiking and biking trails in the summertime, or snowmobile, ski or explore frozen waterfalls and ice caves in the winter, Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is a year-round destination with something for everyone.
The area draws in hundreds of thousands of visitors annually, and the reasons are undeniable. Here are seven incredible facts of the Pictured Rocks that will have you eager to experience it firsthand…READ MORE
The Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore sprawls 42-miles along the shores of Lake Superior in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula between the cities of Munising and Grand Marais. Managed by the National Park Service, the rural area has an extensive network of hiking trails that lead to breathtaking waterfalls, gorgeous beaches, towering cliffs, and majestic sand dunes.
While the Picture Rocks park is an incredible landscape best experienced from the water, hiking the trails allows you to take in the natural beauty in a personal and serene way. Here are our top recommendations for the best sights in the park…READ MORE
Native Americans have cherished Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula for thousands of years, and in the last century alone their stories have been shared with millions of visitors from around the world exploring the rural landscape.
Pictured Rocks is known for its sculpted sandstone cliffs and formations, brilliant waterfalls, and incredible sand dunes. One of the most stunning formations in the park is Petit Portal – mostly famously known as Lovers Leap…READ MORE
The natural beauty of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is out of this world, especially near the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore where two hundred-foot bluffs, sea caves, and sand dunes border 42-miles of Lake Superior.
Magical waterfalls, wildlife, and incredible hiking trails are also found in the park, drawing adventure seekers from across the world to explore its rugged terrain. Within driving distance from…READ MORE
Gigantic sandstone cliffs and sea caves, hundreds of miles of peaceful trails, incredible waterfalls, and beautiful sandy beaches and dunes make up the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore.
Carved out and formed by the freshest of the Great Lakes, the archways, caves, and cliffs of the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula are heavenly gems found along Lake Superior’s shoreline.
Though the thought of gliding along gigantic cliffs on the top of the world’s largest freshwater lake by surface area might seem daunting to some, people of all skill levels are…READ MORE
Unlike any other place on Lake Superior, the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is where you’ll find breathtaking sandstone cliffs and formations, hundreds of miles of hiking trails, stunning waterfalls, and beautiful sandy beaches and dunes.
Your Pictured Rocks adventure starts in Munising. The little city along the lake is…READ MORE
Cruising into its 7th season, one local attraction is topping bucket lists of travelers visiting Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.
As the area’s only kayaking outfitter that launches paddlers into the water from a boat, Pictured Rocks Kayaking shows its passengers the best parts of the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore as kayakers glide by gigantic cliffs, sandstone formations, and sea caves. Since the boat stays close by…READ MORE
One of the many wonders of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Although formal boat tours of the sandstone cliffs and formations have taken place since the early 1900s, kayaking the gorgeous lakeshore has become a popular activity in recent years…READ MORE
When planning an exciting summer vacation, the Upper Peninsula of Michigan should be on your radar. Although serene beaches and gorgeous waterfalls are scattered throughout the area, attractions like Mackinac Island, the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, and Tahquamenon Falls are some of the biggest enticements…READ MORE
Hundreds of tranquil waterfalls, deep forests, and gorgeous beaches encompass Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. With breathtaking attractions like the Pictured Rocks, Porcupine Mountains, the Big Spring, and Tahquamenon Falls, the area is a dream for anyone who appreciates the outdoors…READ MORE
The Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore is encompassed by towering sandstone cliffs, beautiful beaches, dunes, waterfalls, inland lakes, deep forest, and the crystal-clear waters of Lake Superior. Located in the heart of Michigan’s rugged Upper Peninsula, vibrant colors of minerals like copper and iron have stained…READ MORE
With the holiday season just around the corner, it’s that time of year again when we ponder what to give the ones we love. Rather than giving a physical gift, a shared experience to look forward to with a loved one is a sure way to keep your spirits warm during the cold winter! 2020 might have interrupted your travel plans, but the coming year looks bright and our gift certificates are valid for 2 years. This year, give the gift of adventure of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, perfect for…READ MORE
If you’re considering an adventure this fall, Michigan’s Upper Peninsula might just be the ideal getaway. You’ll encounter hundreds of majestic waterfalls along with unblemished, freshwater beaches and serene forests.
Undoubtedly, one of the region’s highlights is Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. While the multicolored sandstone cliffs towering over crystal waters of Lake Superior are impressive…READ MORE
Recently, USA Today readers chose Michigan’s Upper Peninsula as the best destination to view fall foliage and it’s no surprise. While the multicolored cliffs in the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore are stunning year-round, in Autumn, the vistas are magnificent. Vibrant scarlets, vivid oranges, and deep burgundies line the cliff tops and reflect off the crystal blue waters of Lake Superior…READ MORE
Serving the Munising area as the only outfitter that launches paddlers offshore, Pictured Rocks Kayaking is celebrating five years of showing kayakers the most pristine parts of the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula…READ MORE
If you’re looking for a beautiful place to unwind with your significant other, Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore near Munising, Michigan is the place to go. Colorful sandstone cliffs, majestic beaches with pink sand, deep forests, sand dunes, and waterfalls make this park a must stop for any adventurous couple yearning to kick back, relax, and have a great time…READ MORE
addling beneath the towering sandstone cliffs of the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore got a little easier last summer once the new 64-foot Kayak Express hit the water. The custom-built kayak tour vessel operated by Pictured Rocks Kayaking in Munising allows two kayaks to be launched or retrieved at the same time on the open waters of Lake Superior….READ MORE
With miles of gorgeous sandstone cliffs towering 50 to 200 feet along Lake Superior’s pristine shoreline, stretches of white sandy beaches, and breathtaking formations and mineral stained rock face, the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula provides some of the most incredible sights in the world…READ MORE