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.
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All summer we have been able to enjoy beautiful Friday mornings practicing yoga at the Glen Haven Beach with locals and visitors of all ages!
Here are a group of ladies from last week's practice - four families from the Chicago area, Milwaukee, Grand Rapids, and right here in Glen Arbor who vacation here together every summer. Some have been enjoying Beach Yoga all summer, and this week rallied everyone visiting to join in!
Thanks for coming, your donations help the Friends work on trail accessibility programs as well as go to our lovely instructor, Amy with Yoga on the Beach, Leelanau County, Northern Michigan
Join us through the remainder of August at 10am for a donation based all-levels practice. We meet by the Cannery Parking Lot. ...
Thank you to all those who came by and showed their support -- and to the Friends volunteers who took a turn at providing information at our table top at this year’s Port Oneida Fair! Lots of folks enjoyed a demo ride on our track chair and contributed to our fund drive to add a second track chair. Please go here to show your support for our Track Chair Program either by donating much needed funds or to become a volunteer co-hiker. friendsofsleepingbear.org/programs/accessibility/track-chair/ ...
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