The Beaches of the Lake Superior Shoreline

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The Munising area has adventure around every corner. Working the nature, our community has promoted our very unique location and natural attractions.

The Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore has a number of pristine beaches for you, your family and friends to enjoy.

Miner’s Beach

Miners BeachVisitors are delighted with this one mile long picturesque beach, located 6 1/2 miles east of Munising (on HR-58), then travel 6 miles north on Miner’s Castle Road.

 Twelvemile Beach

Twelvemile Beach is very secluded and is located just after Spray Falls. Located 16 miles west of Grand Marias, on CR H-58.

Chapel Beach

Named by early explorers as La Chapelle, this formation is one of the many found here throughout the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Located approx. 15 miles east of Munising, this beach is a 4-mile hike to Lake Superior from the parking lot (it is 2 1/2 miles from Chapel Falls).

Twelve Mile Beach

Sand Point Beach

This gem of a beach is a very popular spot for tourists and residents alike and is a great place to watch the sunsets. Located at the end of the Sand Point Road, just four miles northeast of Munising. The Weather Channel has named Sand Point Beach within Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore as on fo the “Top Five Summer Beaches in America”.

AuTrain Beach

AuTrain Beach is located about 8 miles west of Munising at the yellow flashing light in AuTrain. It is a popular roadside beach with AuTrain River running into it. During the summer months, the river warms up much faster than icy Lake Superior and you will see many people swimming and floating the river.