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.
Listed below are documents related to the completed Fire Management Plan. Simply click on each link to download a pdf version of that document.
Front Cover thru Section 3 - Pages 1 to 30 (985 kb, pdf file)
Section 4 thru Section 13 - Pages 31 to 74 (580 kb, pdf file)
FONSI (629 kb, pdf file)
General Agreement - Empire Twp (1,111 kb, pdf file)
General Agreement - Solon-Centerville Twp (1,109 kb, pdf file)
General Agreement - Frankfort Fire Dept (825 kb, pdf file)
General Agreement - Homestead Twp (855 kb, pdf file)
General Agreement - Glen Arbor Twp (1,128 kb, pdf file)
Section 14 - Pages 75 to 117 (417 kb, pdf file)
Did You Know?
There are 21 inland lakes within Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Explore one of these small lakes for a close-up view of some of the birds, mammals, and wildflowers protected there. By the way, the fishing is usually great! More...