Sleeping Bear:
A Classroom in the Dunes

Big lakes, small lakes, towering dunes, lush forests and more are waiting at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore for you and your students to explore. Find information and resources to help you plan your field trip and more as you use Sleeping Bear Dunes as your classroom.


Hiking the Cottonwood Trail

Education programs offered this spring!

Schedule a ranger-led program: email two preferred visit dates, type of program you'd like, and number and grade of your students

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visitor center exhbits

Go on a scavenger hunt!

Take a scavenger hunt and explore the exhibits in the visitor center.

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classroom visit

We need your feedback

Help us enrich our formal education program. We are working to develop a formal education program. What would you like to see? Let us know.

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students enjoying themselves

Be a Teacher-Ranger-Teacher

Have you ever dreamed of being a park ranger and working in some of the most beautiful places in the world? You can make your dream come true!

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