• Looking out at the lake

    Sleeping Bear Dunes

    National Lakeshore Michigan

New Formal Education Program


Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is in a transition with our education program. We are working to develop a formal education program where our activities connect to state standards and common core standards. This transition involves some changes in programs offered, schedule of ranger-led hikes, pre-visit, and post-visit activities, etc.

We welcome any comments/feedback about our program and suggestions for improvement. Please email Lisa Griebel, lead for the education and interpretation program at Sleeping Bear Dunes.

Did You Know?

Field Trips

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is a popular field trip destination for school groups. Students can learn about geologic formation of the sand dunes, the fauna and flora that make this area home, and the logging and farming history as the area developed. More...