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Learn more about Sleeping Bear Dunes:

News
Browse press releases, check out videos, and dig into archived news.

Photos and more
Experience the park wherever you are! Check out our photo galleries, virtual tours, videos and more.

History & Culture
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is rich in history from early Native American cultures to the shipping, logging, and agricultural heritage of the area.

Nature
Northern hardwood and conifer forest, abandoned farm site meadows, wetlands, lakes, streams, and bogs and splendid examples of glacially caused landforms, Sleeping Bear Dunes offers a wonderful opportunity for just enjoying nature at its best.

Education
Plan a class visit, enjoy traveling trunks, and pick up ideas for classroom lessons.

Kids and Youth
Become a Junior Ranger and find suggestions for family activities in the park.

Management
Check out park statistics, park planning, and the park's laws and policies.

Bookstore
Eastern National is the non-profit partner of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

Last updated: May 20, 2015

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

9922 Front Street
Empire, MI 49630

Phone:

(231) 326-4700

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