Historic Beach Patrol

Fall was traditionally “shipwreck season” on the Great Lakes.  One hundred years ago, surfmen of the U.S. Life-Saving Service (LSS)… Read More »

Cannery Boat Museum

The Glen Haven Canning Company building is now the Great Lakes Boat Museum. Originally this building, located at the dock… Read More »

Maritime Museum

The Sleeping Bear Point Life-Saving Station was commissioned in 1901 and later became the Coast Guard Station. It is now… Read More »

Blacksmith Shop

Visit the Blacksmith Shop in Glen Haven and watch the blacksmith at work. You can also learn about the history… Read More »

Botulism Confirmed in Birds

Four gull carcasses collected from beaches in Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore (National Lakeshore) have tested positive for type E… Read More »

Burning Trees

The National Park Service will burn debris piles this fall at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.  About 45 burn piles… Read More »

Beach Clean-up Sept 24, 2011

National Public Lands Day at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore focused on cleaning our Lake Michigan beaches. The day started… Read More »

2011 Port Oneida Fair

The 2011 Port Oneida Fair featured 6 historic sites in the Rural Historic District of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore… Read More »


With over 100 miles of designated trails on the mainland, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore offers a wide variety of… Read More »


The Platte and Crystal Rivers flow through Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.  Thousands of people enjoy canoeing, kayaking, and tubing… Read More »

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