Sure, you know where Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is – but what about the other 400+ sites managed by the National Park Service? As part of the build-up to the NPS centennial celebration in 2016, an awareness and education campaign co-chaired by First Lady Michelle Obama and former First Lady Laura Bush is kicking off now!
You will be hearing a lot about Parks in the coming months. Click on the logo to go to findyourpark.com web site to explore National Parks around the country. Stay tuned here to learn about NPS-themed events in our area that highlight Sleeping Bear Dunes and our local community.
National Park Week – April 18-25
Park Entrance Fee for April 18 & 19 is FREE.
Star Party – April 18 from 9:00 – 11:00 PM at Platte River Point. Join Park Rangers and Grand Traverse Astronomical Society for a guided exploration of our night sky.
Find Your Park Scavenger Hunt – download from the Park web site or pick up at the Philip A. Hart Visitor Center.
Junior Ranger Day – April 25 – Two Sessions: 10:00 – 11:30 AM and 1:00 – 2:30 PM at the DH Day Log Cabin. Park in Glen Haven and walk to the cabin on the Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail.