Getting Here

Getting to Pictured Rocks and Munising

Situated at the heart of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, Munising acts as the main entry point to the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore from the west and can be reached by various modes of transportation, including cars, planes, buses, and boats. It is advisable to exercise caution while traveling and bear in mind that travel times may fluctuate due to weather, road work, and traffic conditions.


To reach Munising, take either state highways M-28 or M-94. If you are traveling from the east or west, M-28 will take you directly through the town.

If you’re traveling from the south, head north on US-41 until you arrive at Trenary, where you’ll turn right onto M-67. Continue on M-67 for 10 miles and take a right turn on M-94. After driving for 17 miles, M-94 will intersect with M-28. Take a left and you’ll be in downtown Munising in minutes.


Flights to Marquette Sawyer Regional Airport and Delta County Airport are available on a daily basis through Delta and American airlines. These airports are located 45 miles and 63 miles from Munising, respectively. Passengers can easily rent a car at either airport, making it a breeze to arrive, collect their rental vehicle, and begin their Upper Peninsula adventure.

Marquette Sawyer Regional Airport
125 Ave G, Gwinn, MI 49841

Delta County Airport
3300 Airport Road, Escanaba, MI 49829
(906) 786-4902

Hanley Field is a grass airfield located 3 miles east of Munising that provides small aircrafts a convenient place to land.

Hanley Field
N5571 Forest Highway 13, Wetmore, MI 49895
(906) 387-2076


Regional bus lines stop in Marquette and Escanaba. Locally, Alger Transit Authority (ALTRAN) provides a Shuttle Service for backpacking and hiking within the Pictured Rocks National Park along the Lakeshore Trail. The 42.4-mile trail, part of the North Country National Scenic Trail, is located between Grand Marais and Munising.

ALTRAN – Alger County Transit Authority
530 E. Munising, Ave., Munising, MI 49862
(906) 387-4845


Arrive in the heart of downtown when you tie your boat up at the Munising City Dock and Marina. The recently renovated marina now offers 24 new floating slips ranging from 40 to 50 feet in length. Amenities include water, electricity (20, 30, and 50 amp), Wi-Fi, full-service restrooms, gasoline, pump out, ice, day-use dockage, and grills/picnic tables.

Open May 15th through October 15th

Munising City Dock & Marina 


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No matter what time of year you plan to travel to Munising, it’s best to plan to ensure your vacation goes as smoothly as possible. But don’t worry, we have all the resources you need.

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Local Food Scene

Munising offers an array of options for dining out, from fast-casual establishments to upscale restaurants. 

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to stay

Munising offers countless lodging options to choose from, including boutique hotels, small family-owned motels, and secluded cottages and cabins. 

Seasons in Munising

Whether you want to snowmobile, view some of the most beautiful fall foliage in America, or relax on a magical beach, Munising’s four seasons have something for everyone.

Maps & Guides

While its rural location is part of the charm, cell service can be an issue for some arriving in the Upper Peninsula. Fortunately, we have a range of maps and guides to help you along the way.

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