Last updated: June 1, 2016
Federal shutdownDuring 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.
Stay on maintained park roads during winterStay 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.
D.H. Day Campground reservationsRecreation.gov is working to add campsites at D.H. Day Campground to the reservation system, but will be unable to meet the original go-live date of November 1, 2018. Check back often for up-to-date information about reservations at D.H. Day Campground.
Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive closing November 9, 2018 for the winter seasonPierce Stocking Scenic Drive closing November 9, 2018 for the winter season