RECAPTURE YOUR SENSE OF WONDER
There's a reason we call it The Great Waters! Here you will find the most amazing collection of natural and manmade landmarks in North America. Where else can you explore cascading waterfalls, ancient lighthouses, turn of the century shipwrecks one day and the next visit the majesty and wonder of the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore.
Looking for more adventure? Paddle the Fox, the Tahquamenon, or The Mouth of the Two Hearted. Hike, ski, bike, or snowshoe the endless trails that run through the Hiawatha National Forest, Seney National WIldlife Refuge, or the awe inspiring Grand Island National Recreation Area.
Get a glimpse of maritime history at the Soo Locks, where freighters, barges, tugboats and more traverse the 21-foot drop between Lake Superior and Lake Huron every day.
The Soo Locks Visitors Center is open from Mid-May through Mid-October from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
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Peninsula Point Lighthouse
Ghosts and rumors also surround the ruins of the Peninsula Point Lighthouse. A fire destroyed the keeper’s house and today all that remains is the lens tower. The grounds where the lighthouse once resided is a park that comes to life every spring with the blooming of the lilac bushes. The park
Peninsula Point Lighthouse Interpretive Trail
A 1-milelong trail shows historical and geographical features along Big Bay de Noc. The trail follows the shoreline ridges marking ancient lake levels. Limestone fossils are evident along the shorelines. The trail ends at the 1865 Peninsula Point Lighthouse. 19 miles south
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
The Pictured Rocks stretch for about 15 miles along Lake Superior from Sand Point on the west to just after Spray Falls on the east. Colorful and bold, the Pictured Rocks tower 50 to 200 feet directly from Lake Superior. The name "Pictured Rocks" comes from the streaks of mineral stain