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    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 »

Port Oneida Fair - Dechow Farm

2013 Fair events at the Dechow Farm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Horse and Wagon Rides
Hand spun wool
Food by Empire Eagles Club
Clothes washing, natural history hikes, barn tour, etc.
M-22 Scenic Heritage Route Information Booth
Farm animals
Oxen mowing hay, hand hay baler press, rope making
Horse team working hay field, and cart working through field
Moomers Ice Cream and Calves in Portable Pen
Farm Fresh Fruit
Bee Keeping and Honey Production
Hand weaving and Basket Making
Rug Weaving
Chair Canning
Glass Jewelry and Wind Chimes
Invasive Species Education Network
Dechow Family History
Wind-up musical instruments and Pony Engine Display
Bob Saddler and Friends Music (Friday only)
Goat Milk Soap Making
Broom Making/Tin Working (Friday or Saturday only)
Knitting and Crocheting
Windsor Chair Making
Antique Bicycles
Rag Rug Weaving
Basket Weaving
Andy Nester, Accordian Music (Friday 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.)
Cultural Landscape Internship Project
Oral History Internship Project

Did You Know?

Hiking Trails

There are over 100 miles of hiking trails in Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Many of these trails can also be used for skiing and snowshoeing in the winter. More...