• Looking out at the lake

    Sleeping Bear Dunes

    National Lakeshore Michigan

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

Guided Tours

The Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive is a 7 mile scenic route that takes you to spectacular overlooks of Lake Michigan, Glen Lake, and the Sleeping Bear Dunes. Two picnic areas are also on the route. A brochure is available at the entrance to the drive for a self-guided tour which has 12 designated stops that are described in the brochure and on interpretive signs at the stops.

Cell Phone Tours
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore has many great stories. Hear them come to life from the convenience of your cell phone. Learn more.

Bus Tours
If you have a group on a bus tour, arrangements can be made to have a park ranger or volunteer give a commentary during your bus tour of the park. Contact park headquarters 231-326-4700, ext. 5010. Reservations must be made at least two weeks in advance.

Snowshoe Tours
During the winter season (January through March), ranger-guided snowshoe hikes are offered. This is a very popular event each week, so be sure to call park headquarters 231-326-4700, ext. 5010 to make reservations. Learn more.

Did You Know?

North Bar Lake

You can enjoy the warm water of a small inland lake and walk a few steps across the pristine sand dunes to Lake Michigan and experience the refreshing cool waves of the big lake at North Bar Lake in Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. More...