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.
Food Storage Lockers in Place at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore (National Lakeshore) is pleased to announce the installation of 22 animal proof food storage lockers at select locations in the Platte River Campground walk-in and group sites, as well as one in the White Pine Backcountry Campground. The installation began the week of May 21st and will continue throughout the summer as additional lockers are purchased. These lockers will help visitors to properly store their food when they are camped a long distance from their vehicle and prevent area wildlife from successfully obtaining food.
Did You Know?
The Port Oneida Rural Historical District is a 3000 acre farming area preserved as it was in the early 1900's. This area was farmed for over 100 years and is now part of the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore More...