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Making the Park Accessible to More People

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is a beautiful place, and one of our goals is to make it more accessible to people of all levels of ability.. Our efforts are focused on awareness, training, and projects to improve access to trails and beaches.

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Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail Expansion

The Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail (SBHT) is a hard-surface multi-use trail that passes through Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore from Empire through Glen Arbor to the Port Oneida Rural Historic District. The newest section Basch Road to Bohemian Road (CR-669) opened in October, 2016.

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Ski Conditions

We groom the Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail from Glen Arbor to Empire when snow conditions allow. Ski conditions will be posted here whenever there is a change in conditions. This winter, we will also groom from Crystal View Trailhead past the Homestead to Port Oneida Road.

Ski conditions will be posted on our web site whenever conditions change.

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Snowshoe Hikes

We are inviting all 4th grade classes to come to Sleeping Bear Dunes for a winter snowshoe  experience. We will pay for bus transportation and a team of rangers will lead you on snowshoes through the wintery woods.

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Echo Valley Mt Bike Trail

The Friends of Sleeping Bear Dunes has begun raising funds to support an Environmental Assessment to evaluate the impacts of an proposed Mountain Bike trail in Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

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Explore Shipwrecks

Walking the Lake Michigan Beach can become a history lesson. Shipwrecks appear and get buried by the dynamic nature of the Lake Michigan shoreline due to winds, waves, and currents. Learn more about the history of the area.

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Bike Racks on Heritage Trail

 

Bike Rack at North Unity School Boardwalk

Bike Rack at North Unity School Boardwalk

Bike racks built at the Glen Haven Blacksmith Shop were placed along the Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail. Look for these steel and black locust bike racks at the Cannery in Glen Haven, Kelderhouse Cemetery, and North Unity School as well as in front of the Blacksmith Shop.

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Making the Park Accessible to More People

Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail Expansion

Bike Safety at Junior Ranger Day

Friends Receive Grant to Improve Accessibility

A Busy Year – 2016 Accomplishments

Ski Conditions

Snowshoe Hikes

4th Grade Snowshoe Program

New Video features Sleeping Bear Dunes

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