Friends Annual Report – 2018

This year we provided about $114,000 in support of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Our 618 members also provided over… Read More »


Fund Development Director Named

Jim Gribble has been named Fund Development Director for Friends of Sleeping Bear Dunes. Jim will be responsible for the… Read More »


Kettles Trail Construction

The new Kettles Trail, located in the Bow Lakes region of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is under construction. This… Read More »


Platte River Clean-up

A group of volunteers led by Ross Stephenson and Denny Becker paddled the lower Platte River on June 13 to… Read More »


River Rangers

We want to really boost our River Ranger program in 2018 to keep the Platte and Crystal Rivers clean and… Read More »


Spring Training and Events

Saturday, May 19 @ 1:00 PM at the DH Day Log Cabin along the Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail in DH… Read More »


Volunteer Bookkeeper Needed

Friends of Sleeping Bear Dunes is an all-volunteer organization. While most of us think about the Park in summer, our… Read More »


SBHT Trail Closure

The Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail will be closed April 17-19 between Glen Haven and the Dune Climb while the Park’s… Read More »


Archeology Survey Volunteers Needed

This spring, the National Park Service will conduct a prescribed burn near Bass Lake in Benzie County sometime between April 25th… Read More »


Preventative Search and Rescue – PSAR

PSAR Volunteers helped reduce the number of Search and Rescues in the Park by over 50%. Fewer emergencies = happier… Read More »


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