In FY 2022, the FRIENDS OF SLEEPING BEAR DUNES
  • Supported new park programs including Anishinaabe Educational Programs, the Bear Force One mobile visitor center, and Night Sky Navigators.
  • Added an additional Track Chair and expanded to an additional trail helping more visitors with limited ability to enjoy Park Trails.
  • Our Preventative Search and Rescue volunteers connected with a record amount of visitors on the dunes and lakeshore to encourage safe visitation.

Pledged
$177,000+

to purchase safety equipment for park operations and provide educational materials for visitors.

and 287 volunteers dedicated

12,697+ HOURS

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