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Sleeping Bear Dunes was designated a national park October 20, 1970


The park receives over 1,600,000 visitors a year


The park spans over 71,199 acres


There is 65 miles of shoreline throughout the park


There are 26 inland lakes and 12 miles of rivers/streams throughout the park


Nine hundred and eight species of plants, 246 species of birds, and 4 endangered species call Sleeping Bear Dunes home


Two islands, North and South Manitou, are within the park boundaries


There are 370 different buildings throughout Sleeping Bear Dunes


Sleeping Bear Dunes is the largest freshwater dune system in the world


The tallest dune is 450 feet tall


Last updated: July 21, 2020

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