Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore is officially dedicated.
Authorized by Congress in 1966 as the nation's first national
lakeshore, Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore today encompassed over
73,000 acres of multicolored sandstone cliffs, beaches, sand dunes,
waterfalls, inland lakes, wildlife and the forest of the Lake Superior
shoreline. Stretching from Munising to Grand Marais, the park is a
four season destination attracting everyone from hikers to campers,
hunters, and casual visitors. The park is managed by the National Park
Service and welcomes over four hundred thousand visitors each year.