Portions of Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail damagedPortions of the Sleeping Bear Heritage trail in the Port Oneida area have suffered damage. Visitors may encounter loose gravel, ruts and washouts.
Beach area closures to protect piping ploverTo protect piping plovers, some areas of beaches will be closed April 12-August 15, 2017: Dimmicks Point & NMI village beach, Gull Point on SMI, Platte Point, Tiesma Beach, Otter Creek, Sleeping Bear Point, Dune Plateau, Maritime Museum, Good Harbor Bay.
Sleeping Bear Point trail is closed to petsFor the protection of nesting piping plovers, the Sleeping Bear Point Trail is closed to pets until August 15. Pets resemble natural predators and may cause plovers to run from their nests and chicks, leaving the young vulnerable to actual predators.