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.
There is so much to see and do at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, that you will want to keep coming back for more. Each season has its attraction and beauty. The following photo galleries give you visual stimulation to encourage you to come and experience the Lakeshore in person.
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Did You Know?
The Pitcher's thistle is an endangered plant species that is native to the dunes around the Great Lakes. You will find many of them as you hike through the dunes or along the Lake Michigan shores at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. More...