Recreational Resources located within 20 miles of Grand Marais, Michigan

Recreational Activities in the Grand Marais Area


Bayshore Market: The only gas station in Grand Marais. Well stocked store. Visitor information and maps. Camping, fishing and boating supplies.

Pictured Rocks Narional Lakeshore

UP 200 Sled Dog Races

Great Lakes Sea Kayak Symposium


Drive Up Camping

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore (906) 387-3700 or 494-2669
Little Beaver Lake (8 sites)
Hurricane River, Lower Loop (11 sites)
Twelvemile Beach (38 sites)
Hurricane River, Upper Loop (10 sites)
Lake Superior State Forest (906) 293-5131
Blind Sucker # 1 (13 sites)
Blind Sucker # 2 (36 sites)canoe
Canoe Lake (4 sites)
Cusino Lake (6 sites)
East Branch Fox River (16 sites)
Fox River (6 sites)
Headquarters Lake (8 sites)
High Bridge (7 sites)
Holland Lake (15 sites)
Kingston Lake (14 sites)
Lake Superior (18 sites)
North Gemini Lake (17 sites)
Perch Lake (35 sites)
Pretty Lake (18 sites)
Ross Lake (10 sites)
South Gemini Lake (8 sites)
Burt Township (906) 494-2381
Woodland Park (125 sites)
Situated on the shore of Lake Superior, Woodland Park is only three blocks from the main business area of Grand Marais; three blocks from the local marina; four blocks from sandy swimming beaches; a half mile from the best whitefish sport-fishing in the state of Michigan; adjacent to the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore; and only steps from agate beaches that keep rock-hounds coming back year after year. Woodland Park is a municipal campground containing 100 sites in the main camping area, and a secluded primitive camping area to accommodate an additional 25 campers. Facilities include two fully equipped bathhouses, play areas for children, beach access from both ends of the park, gray water and sewage dump stations, and a drinking water fill station. Adjacent to the park is the town's recreation area, which includes tennis courts, a basketball court, a baseball/softball diamond, picnic area and tot lot, and horseshoe pits. Campers are encouraged to utilize these facilities. Cable TV is available for a small fee, inquire at the registration office.

State Parks (906) 658-3338
Muskellunge Lake State Park (177 sites)

Backcountry Camping (Permit Required)

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore (906) 387-3700 or 494-2669
AuSable Point E (9 sites)
Masse Homestead (4 sites)
Beaver Creek (6 sites)
Pine Bluff (5 sites)
Beaver Lake (8 sites)
Trappers Lake (6 sites)
Benchmark (6 sites)
Sevenmile Creek (6 sites)deer

Grand Marais (Burt Twp.) (906) 494-2381

Boat Ramps
Grand Marais
Nawakwa Lake
Kingston Lake
Sable Lake
Little Beaver Lake

Cross Country Skiing
Grand Marais Ski Trail (906) 387-3700
School Forest Trails (906) 494-2381

Hiking Trails (906)387-3700
Beech Forest Trail (2 miles)
Hurricane River to the AuSable Lighthouse (3 miles)
Little Beaver Lake (1 mile)
Log Slide to Lighthouse (4 miles)
Pictured Rocks Trail (42.8 miles)
Sable Falls to Lake Superior (1.2 miles)
Sable Falls to Sable Dunes (2 miles)
Twelvemile Beach (2 miles)
Snowmobile Trails (groomed)
East Trail (to Pine Stump and Newberry) #1 snowmobiling trail in the State of Michigan
West Trail (to Munising and Shingleton) #2 snowmobiling trail in the State of Michigan. 
Site Search Engine

Grand Marais Home Page
Grand Marais Lodging & Businesses Page
Mountain Biking in Grand Marais
Back to Upper Peninsula Towns and Cities Page
Back to Upper Peninsula Traveler
Exploring the North Home Page

Photo: Kayaking at Grand Marais Harbor by Sheldon Minsky

Copyright 1997 by vivian wood, the webmaster for Exploring the North. All Rights Reserved. Except as permitted under the Copyright Act of 1976, as Amended, this web site may not be reproduced in whole or in part in any manner. Unless authorized by the webmaster of Exploring the North, Inc., reproduction of any web page or pages on the Exploring the North website for placement on the internet is a copyright infringement. All right, title and interest in and to the material on our web pages, the web site, in whole or in part, and in and to this url and the urls contained within, is the property of the webmaster for Exploring the North, Inc. Website maintained on an Apple G-4.