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.
FUN - Water Color Your World
Come to Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore (National Lakeshore) at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 5, for another Families United with Nature (FUN) event. This time, join park rangers for a FUN afternoon of getting in touch with your creative side. Meet at the Cannery in Glen Haven to create your own masterpiece!
Did You Know?
During the winter of 1870-71, 214 people lost their lives in shipwrecks on the Great Lakes, and congress established the US Life-Saving Service to conduct rescues from shore. This became the US Coast Guard in 1915. Visit Sleeping Bear Dunes to see how these men lived and worked. More...