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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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