• 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 »

Popple Campground

The Popple campground is located on the north end of the island, about a 3.5 mile hike from the Ranger Station near the Lake Michigan shore. Bring water filtration equipment and beware of poison ivy - there is a lot of it in this area. Those seeking seclusion, who enjoy a bit of a challenge will enjoy this campground. You get a great view of North Manitou Island and great access to the beach.

There are 7 Individual Sites at this campground.

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Popple Campground Map
Popple Campground Map
NPS Map 2006

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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...