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.

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Pets in the park

Find out where in the Lakeshore pets are welcome.

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Current conditions

Operating hours, things to do, and more...

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Check out the interactive park map and find trail maps.

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Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

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Volunteer with us!

Want to volunteer? There is something for everyone!

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#MyParkStory at Sleeping Bear Dunes

Uncover those whose lives are part of the Sleeping Bear Dunes story.

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Basic Information

Sleeping Bear Dunes has a lot to offer, whatever your interests. Explore this page to start planning your visit to the Lakeshore.

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Learn more about campground reservations at the Lakeshore.

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Fees & Passes

Fee and pass information.

Last updated: May 24, 2024

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

9922 Front Street
Empire, MI 49630


231 326-4700

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