New Benches installed on Heritage Trail

Have you noticed some new benches along the Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail (SBHT)?  We just installed 8 new benches, bringing… Read More »

Track Chair Reservations OPEN

Do you long to get back into nature and hike a trail that is just too steep or sandy? Friends… Read More »

The Very Best Family Fun Activities at the National Lakeshore

First, I highly recommend doing the Scenic Drive and stopping at stop # 9 Lake Michigan Overlook. Don’t plan to… Read More »

All You Need to Know for Morels Hunting in the National Lakeshore

IT’S MOREL SEASON!   Are you enjoying the first glorious days of spring searching for those golden hidden treasures we… Read More »

10 Signs Spring Has Sprung

1. Spring Peepers – Wetlands thaw and release choruses of spring peepers, soon joined by red-winged blackbirds trilling from budding… Read More »

Greetings From Yellowstone!

Our Communications Director recently took a trip to visit family right outside of Yellowstone National Park. Not only did they… Read More »

BARK Rangers and Piping Plover

Unleashed dogs running the beaches of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore are one of the biggest threats to the endangered… Read More »

Fourth-grader Uses Track Chair to Join Classmates on Snowshoe Hike

“When I heard one of the students could not attend the snowshoe field trip because he uses a wheelchair, it… Read More »

Kids Raise Funds for National Lakeshore & Meet Park Superintendent

Last year, Steiner sisters Alyssa (10) and Kylie (7) raised over $600 for victims of the hurricanes in Puerto Rico…. Read More »

Communications Director Named

Laura Ann Johnson has been named Communications Director for Friends of Sleeping Bear Dunes. She will be responsible for all… Read More »

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