Ice Caves No Longer Safe
The ice formations in Leelanau Township, north of the park, are no longer safe to visit. High winds have fractured the ice, moving it to the west. Huge cracks have formed in the cave arches, making them very unsafe and open water is now visible.
Here are some other valuable resources to help your students learn about Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.
Other Environmental Education Resources
Leelanau Outdoor Center
Grand Traverse Stewardship Initiative (GTSI)
Inland Seas Education Association (ISEA)
Did You Know?
Float the river! There is more to do at Sleeping Bear Dunes than just climb sand dunes. A hot summer day is ideal for floating the Platte or Crystal River. More...