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    Sleeping Bear Dunes

    National Lakeshore Michigan

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  • No water at Weather Station Campground until further notice.

    The well at the Weather Station Campground is down for repair. Water is not available at the campground at this time.

General Management Plan / Wilderness Study Summary

Click on the links below to download the various sections of the General Management Plan / Wilderness Study Summary document. All documents are in pdf format.

Park 1 - Cover through Chapter 1 (pdf file, 7,087 kb)

Part 2 - Chapter 2 (pdf file, 7,686 kb)

Part 3 - Chapter 3 (pdf file, 12,786 kb)

Part 4 - Chapter 4 (pdf file, 7,717 kb)

Part 5 - Appendix and Index (pdf file, 18,862 kb)

Part 6 - Maps (pdf file, 1,780 kb)

Did You Know?

Night Sky

The night sky is vital to many plants and animals that call Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore home and it holds a variety of meanings for many cultures. An unpolluted night sky is especially valuable to humans wishing to experience natural darkness, shooting stars, or the Milky Way.