Want to experience the beautiful vista of the Bay View Trail but can't walk those steep hills? If you are confined to a wheelchair or walker and can't experience our trails, the Track Chair program will get you out there.
Construction continues on the Kettles Hiking Trail. Stay tuned for work bee updates. But you can explore this trail now.
BARK Rangers are pet owners who patrol our beaches and trails to help educate park visitors about pet rules. This helps protect the endangered Piping Plover and other wildlife and keeps pets safe.
Trail Crew volunteers keep the Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail clean and safe. We need Trail Crew volunteers, so join up!
Heritage Trail Ambassadors ride or walk the Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail to assist trail users and report maintenance issues. Come and join the team!
Adopt-A-Beach volunteers walk their Lake Michigan beach and pick up litter and answer visitor questions.
Adopt-A-Trail volunteers hike rustic trails and assist trail users and report maintenance issues. Join our team!
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 Bohemian Road (CR-669).
Our Accessibility team is working to make the beaches and trails accessible to people of all abilities. Reserve the Track Chair or enjoy the Cannery Beach deck.
18 hours ago
The storms and high wind we have experienced in the past week has uncovered more glass on Good Harbor Beach, especially around the picnic area. Thank You to our gracious volunteers who have kept an eye on the area all summer.
If you would like to learn more about volunteering with us, visit our website here: friendsofsleepingbear.org/volunteer-registration/ ...
Friends of Sleeping Bear Dunes is at Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive.
2 days ago
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