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. Spring Training for new volunteers is May 11. Come and join the team!
Spring training for new Adopt-A-Beach volunteers is scheduled for May 18 at the Log Cabin in DH Day campground.
Adopt-A-Trail volunteers hike rustic trails and assist trail users and report maintenance issues. Training for new Trail volunteers is May 18.
We have been building a new hiking trail at Sleeping Bear Dunes. We will be building trail this spring and summer. Come and join the fun!
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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