• Looking out at the lake

    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.

  • Changes in compendium

    The Superintendent's Compendium for Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore was updated on August 19, 2014. Changes were related to designated wilderness, mushroom collecting, and the use of unmanned aircraft. More »

Event Details

  • Every Saturday Weekly from 06/14/2014 to 08/09/2014

    Location: Platte River Campground Amphitheater Time: 7:00 PM to 7:45 PM Fee Information: Park pass required Contact Name: Lisa Griebel Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 231-326-4726

Explore what made the Manitou Passage so dangerous for mariners who sailed over 100 years ago. Learn about the vessels of yesteryear as they sailed thought the narrow passage during low visibility, gale force winds and heavy storms.