Effects of Sequestration

Effective March 1, 2013, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore (National Lakeshore) was required by “sequestration” (a series of automatic, across-the-board… Read More »


SBHT Ski Open House March 2

The Friends of Sleeping Bear has been grooming the trail for both classic and skate skiing from the Dune Climb… Read More »


2012 – A Very Productive Year

The Friends of Sleeping Bear Dunes has done a lot this year! While reviewing all of the projects we had… Read More »


SBHT Update – Signs, Maintenance & Grooming

New signs have arrived for the Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail, and a group of volunteers has been busy installing them… Read More »


Charge Up The Dunes! – VOLT Raffle

Following a summer-long raffle, Bill Janis of Traverse City was announced as the winner of a new cherry red Chevrolet… Read More »


Platte River Campground – New Food Storage Lockers

Bears, raccoons, and chipmunks all enjoy eating your food. We have experienced more animal encounters during the past couple of… Read More »


Newly Naturalized Citizens Sworn In at Sleeping Bear

Friday, August 24, 2012 – Glen Haven “Hear ye, hear ye.  The Federal Court for the Western District of Michigan… Read More »


Friends Receive Grant from National Park Foundation

We are happy to announce that the Friends of Sleeping Bear Dunes received a 2012 Active Trails Grant from the… Read More »


Platte River Point Cell Coverage Improves

Each year, management of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore presents a list of requests for funding or volunteer projects to… Read More »


Adopt-A-Beach Volunteer Training

Time to walk the beach! Help us keep our Lake Michigan Beaches clean and beautiful while you enjoy a quiet… Read More »


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