2012-09-27 / Community

‘Au Sable Day’ Saturday

GRAND MARAIS – Au Sable Day will take place Sept. 29 on the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. The event includes free disabled accessible bus shuttle service to the lighthouse from the lower Hurricane River Campground, tours of the light station and fog signal building, and refreshments.

Au Sable Day celebrations run from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visitors wishing to take the free ALTRAN shuttle bus should board at the Hurricane River bridge or lower campground parking lots. Hurricane River Campground is 12 miles west of Grand Marais, on Alger County H-58.

The Au Sable Light Station was constructed in 1874, and has guided mariners for over 138 years.

Au Sable Day also celebrates Public Lands Day, an annual appreciation of federal lands open to all for a variety of recreation, renewal, and education.

For additional information, contact Gregg Bruff at (906) 387- 2607 ext. 208.

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