Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore (National Lakeshore) will be hosting weekly programs on Saturdays. 

Check the Park Calendar every week for programs from Saturday, January 6 through March 16, 2024. The park will feature at least one guided hike exploring different winter themes or other winter-themed activities, such as games and crafts, which are welcome to anyone of all ages. For descriptions of each program, along with specific information on start times, locations, and topics, please visit the program calendar a

Saturday programs will take place regardless of weather, though weather conditions may impact the location of some activities. Interested participants should review the calendar details on the day of the event for any important updates.

Reservations are only required for the morning ranger-led hikes. To make a reservation, please call 231-326-4700, extension 5010

All programs will be free with a park entrance pass or annual pass, which must be displayed in your vehicle. Park passes can be purchased at the Philip A. Hart Visitor Center in Empire, which is open daily between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Special Programs include: