Winter in the park is also a wonderful time to explore the trails - via cross country ski, snowshoe, hiking, or even fat tire bike. Click to learn about the trails view snow reports, these will be updated weekly throughout the season.
Get your Friends of Sleeping Bear Bike Jerseys - These will only be available for a limited time! Purchasing is open through November 24th.
Our first season has come to an end and was a great success with over 70 visitors able to use the track chair. Thank you, volunteers, without you this program would not have been possible.
Taking Pre-orders Now - Our Book Celebrates the Life of the Sleeping Bear with vivid pictures, facts, helpful graphics and maps that blends art, history, and science.
The Kettles trail is open! Thank You to all who put in long hours of hard work to construct as well as joined us for the grand opening. Stay tuned for information about winter activities on this trail.
4 days ago
A page from our book, The Life of the Sleeping Bear, “From high atop the Sleeping Bear Plateau, the appearance of Lake Michigan can change by the season, by the day, or by the hour...” something we know to be all too true!
We are taking pre-orders now and the book will be available in early December. Visit our website for more information and to purchase your copy today: friendsofsleepingbear.org/sleeping-bear-book/ ...
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7 days ago
Pierce Stocking Drive is officially closed for the season.
The Good News - with a little more snow, the trails will be groomed by our volunteers all season long for enjoying Cross Country Skiing, Snowshoeing, and even Fat Tire Bikes.
Stay tuned for a link to our updated Heritage Trail Winter Page outlining which trail is the best for each activity. To sign up for our trail grooming reports, email: firstname.lastname@example.org with the headline "Request for Winter Trail Reports" and you will be put on our list!11:50 am, Nov. 6th, 2019
The Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive is now closed to vehicle traffic for the upcoming winter season.
Visitors are welcome to hike, snowshoe, and ski the drive. Parking is available at the Shauger Hill Trailhead parking lot.
The annual reopening is tentatively planned for May 2020 depending on weather.
Image: A wooden covered bridge spans a snow-covered roadway. ...
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