Current Conditions



  • Alert 1 , Severity ,caution ,, Federal shutdown During the federal government shutdown, Sleeping Bear Dunes will remain open. However, there will be no visitor services and hazardous or dangerous conditions may exist. Snowshoe hikes and school trips are cancelled. Call 911 for emergencies.
  • Alert 2 , Severity ,caution ,, Stay on maintained park roads during winter Stay on maintained park roads during winter. Seasonal (unmaintained) roads are often ice and snow covered. Question GPS routes that include seasonal roads; those devices do not take into account winter conditions.


Last updated: June 1, 2016

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Mailing Address:

9922 Front Street
Empire, MI 49630


(231) 326-4700

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