Grand Island National Recreation Area
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Hiawatha National Forest
- Walk on long sandy beaches
- Boat in Lake Superior’s refreshing, clear waters
- Mountain bike on top of 300-foot tall sandstone cliffs with breathtaking views of water and sky
- Explore the fascinating history of this amazing island
- Camp along a beach or atop a cliff, beneath the star-filled northern sky
Cross over to adventure!
Grand Island National Recreation Area is the perfect place to spend a day, weekend, or even just a few hours touring, hiking, biking, kayaking, exploring or just relaxing. The island’s breathtaking overlooks, pristine sandy beaches, fascinating cultural sites, deep hardwoods, and inland lakes make it an exciting destination.
Located in the Upper Peninsula just west of Munising, Michigan, Grand Island is the largest island on the south shore of Lake Superior.
Spend the day beachcombing, picnicking or swimming on one of Grand Island’s fabulous beaches.
Discover secluded coves, lighthouses, and spectacular rock formations from your boat or kayak.
Learn about natural and cultural features on a guided tour.
Rent bikes for some beach to beach riding with the whole family.
If you are interested in planning a day or overnight trip to Grand Island, contact the Hiawatha National Forest at 906-387-3700 for more information. We offer updated day use and camping brochures, and topographic maps that can assist in planning a trip to suit you. For detailed information about ferry schedules, bike rentals or bus tours, contact the Grand Island Ferry Service at 906-387-2600 during the summer season.