Sleeping Bear Dunes Seeks Proposals for the Historic Sleeping Bear Inn

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Date: September 30, 2016

A Request for Proposals (RFP) is currently being issued by the National Park Service (NPS) for the Sleeping Bear Inn and Garage in Glen Haven. The RFP provides an opportunity for any interested individual or organization to submit proposals to the NPS to lease the property. The Inn was built in approximately 1865 and was used as a lodging and dining facility until 1972; the garage was built in 1928. The facilities are part of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore and are located in the historic village of Glen Haven along State Highway M-209, west of Glen Arbor. Additional information on the facilities, park, and process are available in the RFP.

Copies of the RFP are available for downloading at or you may contact Chief Ranger Phil Akers at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, 9222 Front Street, Empire, Michigan 49630, 231-326-4740, Site visits of the facilities are also available upon request by contacting Chief Ranger Phil Akers. 

Last updated: December 21, 2017

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