Table of Contents
"National Parks Are Where You Find Them:" The Origins of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
"We're Going For The Right Thing:" The Legislative Struggle to Create Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, 1971- 1977
Changes on the Land: The Early Management of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, 1977-1983
Plans, Programs and Controversy: The Reassessment of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, 1977-1983
"A Local and National Treasure:" Managing the Sleeping Bear Dunes Park, 1984- 1995
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore At Twenty-Five
Budgetary Progress of Sleeping Bear Dunes N.L.
Selected Past and Present Employees of Sleeping Bear N.L.
Selected Visitation Statistics
Public Law 91-479
Chapter 1 Notes
Chapter 2 Notes
Chapter 3 Notes
Chapter 4 Notes
Chapter 5 Notes
A Nationalized Lakeshore:
The Creation and Administration of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
Naturalist, Pam Lea leads visitors on nature walk along Empire Bluff Trail, 1986.
Ivan D. Miller, fourth Superintendent of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, presents an award to Management Assistant and former Chief Ranger Ray Kimpel, 1993.
The Dune Climb remains a popular visitor use site, 1989.
The Lake Michigan overlook platform, Pierce Stocking Drive, 1989.
The end of the trail, Empire Bluff, 1989..
Allen Edmunds, "father" of the Great Lakes National Parks.