Celebrate Pictured Rocks 50th year as a National Lakeshore in Munising, MI.
Tomorrow, Saturday, October 15th, join the celebration at the Munising Falls Visitor Center. From 10 a.m.-2 p.m. there will be activities and information presented about the PRNL (Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore) throughout the years.
The PRNL not only offers up breathtaking scenery, but also has played large roles in logging history, U.S. Coast Guard history, as well as lighthouses and light stations. Soak up all you can about this natural Michigan wonder!
“On October 15, 1966, the 89th Congress of the United States passed Public Law 89-668 authorizing establishment of the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in Alger County, Michigan ‘… in order to preserve for the benefit, inspiration, education, recreational use, and enjoyment of the public, a significant portion of the diminishing shoreline of the United States and its related geographic and scientific features.’ Upon signature into law by President Lyndon Johnson, Alger County became the home of America’s first National Lakeshore – Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore,” excerpt taken from ‘A Brief Lakeshore History – site bulletin, found on the National Park Service: Pictured Rocks website.
Bridalveil Falls photo courtesy of National Park Service: Pictured Rocks. Bridalveil Falls is strongest during the springtime and tapers off come summertime.