The historic village of Grand Marais, Michigan is located on the south shore of Lake Superior at the eastern gateway to Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Our warm summers, beautiful autumns, and snowy winters make Grand Marais a year-round recreation destination.
Grand Marais has a twice-monthly newspaper again, the Grand Marais Pilot and Pictured Rocks Review. It's published the second and fourth Thursday of the month and has all the latest news about Grand Marais. For subscription information, visit their website. Gift subscriptions are available!
Winter is almost here, and it's time to get those sleds ready to ride the Crazy 8's! Visit www.sno-trails.net for trail reports, trail map, club information, membership, and of course, to get your official Crazy 8's gear. Also check out Sno-Trails links page for links to local members, snowmobile rental, accommodations and more! And don't forget to sign up for trail reports in your inbox; the link for that is right on the Sno-Trails home page. For frequent updates and pictures from the trail, visit Sno-Trails on Facebook
Congratulations to the Burt Township School Polar Bears, who captured the Northern Lights League soccer championship for the second year in a row! This talented team, under Coach Warren Scaife and Assistant Coach Lea Ward-Harbaum also won the league tournament in Hannahville. Burt Township School might be small, but wonderful things are happening there. For more great news, visit their website!
The newest addition to Lake Avenue is downtown Grand Marais is the Stonehouse Barkery Company, located at the corner of Lake and Randolph. The property used to be the home of alarge department store, which burned to the ground in the early 1960s. The Stonehouse Bakery Company will be a new restaurant and bakery, scheduled to open in 2014. Follow the progress on their Facebook page!
The 2014 UP200 Sled Dog Championship will be held the weekend of February 14-16, 2014. This is a date change. The mushers will arrive in Grand Marais on Saturday, February 15th. For more information, visit the UP200 website. We will be contacting our volunteers soon! If you'd like to volunteer, just e-mail us. We will need additional crossing volunteers this year, as some of our previous volunteers will be unable to help.
The playground at Bayshore Park has been repaired after the fire that destroyed
a good part of it over the Fourth of July. The damaged sections have been
replaced and children can again enjoy the play structure. A big Thank You
goes out to Ken, Doug, and the crew of Superior Play for helping Grand Marais
get its playground back!