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

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51 is the New 50!

We are still celebrating! Join us as we honor the past, celebrate today, and plan for the future.

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Top Ten Tips for Visiting Sleeping Bear

Coming to the Lakeshore? Use these top ten tips to plan like a park ranger.

Last updated: May 28, 2021

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Mailing Address:

9922 Front Street
Empire, MI 49630

Phone:

(231) 326-4700

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