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    Sleeping Bear Dunes

    National Lakeshore Michigan

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  • D. H. Day Campground opens Friday, April 18

    D.H. Day Campground opens Friday, April 18, 2014. Register at the self-registration station near the entrance.

Bookstore

Eastern National operates the three Bookstores at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. You can shop online for books and merchandise related to Sleeping Bear Dunes.

 
Philip A. Hart Visitor Center, Empire, MI

Philip A. Hart Visitor Center

Kerry Kelly 2005

The Philip A. Hart Vistor Center offers a large array of books, maps, postcards, games, and other fun & educational items related to the resources of the park. The center is located in Empire and is open year round except for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Day. From Memorial Day to Labor Day, the Center is open 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Between Labor Day and Memorial Day, the Center is open from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

 
Dune Center

The Dune Center

Terry Phipps 2005

The Dune Center Bookstore, at the base of the Dune Climb, features T-shirts, sweatshirts, hats, nature games, postcards, books, videos, and convenience items. It is open Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day from noon to 5:00 PM. During June, the bookstore is closed Mondays through Thursdays.

 
Glen Haven General Store - Inside

Glen Haven General Store

Terry Phipps 2005

The Glen Haven General Store appears much as it did during the 1920's and features typical general store merchandise and items related to the history of the Glen Haven area, including kitchenware, food, toys, maritime related items and books. The store is open from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day from noon to 5:00 PM. During June, the store is closed Mondays through Thursdays.

Did You Know?

Maritime Museum

The U.S. Life-Saving Station in Glen Haven was moved from Sleeping Bear Point in 1931 because it was being covered with sand from the moving dunes. Visit the Maritime Museum in Glen Haven in Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore to see how the crew lived and worked. More...