Be a part of National Park Service tradition and attend a ranger-led program! Explore Sleeping Bear with a ranger on a hike or bike ride, at a campground or Junior Ranger program, and much more! Our seasonally available programs are FREE, cover a wide range of topics, and are fun for all ages.

For more fun events, check out our park partners' event calendars:

Preserve Historic Sleeping Bear events: Horse and Wagon Tours of Port Oneida, Heritage Run, Chicken BBQ, and more.
Friends of Sleeping Bear events: Yoga on the beach, and more.


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  • Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

    Antique Apple and Pear Tree Pruning Workshop

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Miller Farm, Port Oneida
    • Fees: Park pass required
    Friday, May 5, 2017

    The park is hosting a pruning workshop on May 5th in the Port Oneida Rural Historic District. site. The workshop will focus on maintenance of neglected apple and pear trees and how to bring them back into production, and maintain their health.

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  • Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

    Star Party - May 2017

    • Time: 9:00 PM to 11:00 PM
    • Location: Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive- Dune Overlook Stop #3
    • Fees: Park pass required
    Saturday, May 13, 2017

    View the night skies with the Grand Traverse Astronomical Society and park rangers!

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9922 Front Street
Empire, MI 49630


(231) 326-4700

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