Current Conditions

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Following guidance from the CDC and recommendations from state and local public health authorities in consultation with NPS Public Health Service Officers, the following facilities and services are suspended until further notice:

  • All park restrooms, the Philip A. Hart Visitor Center, and the Platte River and White Pine Backcountry Campgrounds are closed.

  • Where it is possible to adhere to the latest federal, state, and local health guidance, outdoor spaces will remain accessible to the public, including: all park trails and beaches.

  • The NPS encourages people who choose to visit the national parks during this pandemic to adhere to guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and state and local public health authorities to prevent the spread of infectious diseases. As services are limited, the NPS urges visitors to continue to practice Leave No Trace principles, including pack-in and pack-out, to keep outdoor spaces safe and healthy. See more information at www.nps.gov/coronavirus.

Last updated: March 31, 2020

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Empire, MI 49630

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