Upcoming 50th Celebration Events

A sprinter van covered in images of Sleeping Bear Dunes is parked in front of green vegetation.

Name That Van!

The Lakeshore has a brand new mobile visitor center and we are looking for a name! We have received many suggestions throughout the summer and it is time to vote on the final four. Please vote on our social media, at the visitor center, or below with email. The finalists are:

  • Bear Force One
  • Dune Dasher
  • Rovin' Ranger
  • Sand Van

Please e-mail us with your vote. We will debut the chosen name during our anniversary celebration on October 21st!

Virtual Program on the Native American tribes of Michigan | October 5th at 7:00pm

Join Anishinabee historian, Eric Hemenway, for an hour-long Zoom event covering the Native American tribes in Michigan with a focus on the Odawa of Western Michigan.
Event link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86439093415

Virtual Anniversary Celebration | October, 21st at 7:00pm
Join us via Zoom for a celebration featuring park staff and park partners. We will announce the name of the mobile visitor center and more!
Event link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83162114744

Last updated: September 29, 2021

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