PICTURED ROCKS NATIONAL LAKESHORE
Multicolored sandstone cliffs, beaches, sand dunes, waterfalls, inland lakes, wildlife
and the forest of Lake Superior shoreline beckon visitors to explore this 73,000+ acre
park. Attractions include a lighthouse and former Coast Guard life-saving stations along
with old farmsteads and orchards. The park is a four season recreational destination where
hiking, camping, hunting, nature study, and winter activities abound. At its widest point
the Lakeshore is only five miles and hugs the Superior shoreline for more than 40 miles.
PRNL was the first National Lakeshore and was authorized in 1966.
The Pictured Rocks are formed in Cambrian-aged sanstones.
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