• Looking out at the lake

    Sleeping Bear Dunes

    National Lakeshore Michigan


Snowmobiling is prohibited in the park except on rights-of-way along state and county roads. There are many other areas near the park for snowmobiling and several state trails in the area.

Did You Know?

US Life-Saving Service

During the winter of 1870-71, 214 people lost their lives in shipwrecks on the Great Lakes, and congress established the US Life-Saving Service to conduct rescues from shore. This became the US Coast Guard in 1915. Visit Sleeping Bear Dunes to see how these men lived and worked. More...