A place in which to play, dream, refresh, create

Miles of sand beach, bluffs that tower 450’ above Lake Michigan, lush forests, clear inland lakes, unique flora and fauna make up the natural world of Sleeping Bear Dunes. High dunes afford spectacular views across the lake. An island lighthouse, US Life-Saving Service stations, coastal villages, and picturesque farmsteads reflect the park’s rich maritime, agricultural, and recreational history. Read More

Looking out at Platte Bay through a pair of snowshoes

Snowshoe hikes

Who's active in the park in winter? Join a ranger-led snowshoe hike and find out!

Sleeping Bear Dunes is looking for Anishinaabek youth to be interpreters

We're looking for Anishinaabek interps

The park is looking for Anishinaabek youth to help the park develop educational programs related to the Anishinaabek way of life.

Last updated: January 31, 2019

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Mailing Address:

9922 Front Street
Empire, MI 49630


(231) 326-4700

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