Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive will not open until Memorial Day Weekend
Changes to visitor service due to Sequestration. Due to mandatory, across-the-board budget cuts, some visitor services in this park have changed. Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive will not open until Memorial Day Weekend and will close after Labor Day. More »
Some restrooms and trash cans not available until Memorial Day
Changes to visitor service due to Sequestration. Other than those at the visitor center and campgrounds, restrooms and trash cans will not be available until Memorial Day Weekend and will close after Labor Day. This includes the Manitou Islands. More »
Disturbed Lands Restoration EA
The National Park Service (NPS) is continuing the process of preparing detailed action plans for restoring non-historic lands throughout Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore that have been disturbed from their natural state by past use. To make certain that the impacts of restoring these lands are thoroughly evaluated, a Disturbed Lands Restoration Environmental Assessment (EA) will be prepared. The purpose of the EA is to ensure:
Thanks to all who provided comments during the “scoping” phase of planning, in response to our November 16, 2007 letter. The comments you submitted will be considered in the preparation of the EA, which will be made available for public review and comment in 2008.
Download the original November 16, 2007 Disturbed Lands Restoration EA Scoping Letter in pdf format (320 kb).
Did You Know?
If you are an artist, you can apply to the Artist-In-Residence program and stay in the Lakeshore to enjoy some solitude and focused time. Check it out. More...