Shipwrecks of the Manitou Passage

Please join Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore on Saturday, December 17 at 1:00 p.m. for a shipwreck program presented by… Read More »

Source of Beach Trash Identified

Two major beach trash wash-ups occurred in the summer of 2008 and 2010. In both cases, a large amount of… Read More »

Aloha Gets a New Roof

The Aloha Fishing Tug, located near the parking lot in the historic village of Glen Haven has a new roof!… Read More »

Welcome to our New Web Site

We are excited to launch our redesigned web site. We hope you will find it easy to use find the… Read More »

Autumn Colors Still Beautiful

The trees are still holding their leaves at Sleeping Bear Dunes into the end of October. The warm fall weather… Read More »

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 »

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