We are Celebrating the Park’s 50 Years this week! 

Celebrate 50 with us – the Park and the Friends! Here are a few ideas for you:

  1. Pierce Stocking Drive at home
    Did you know that the Life of the Sleeping Bear Book was created from the wonderful educational signs created for all the points on the Pierce Stocking Drive? Order your copy of the Life of the Sleeping Bear today! 
  2. Learning at Home
    Learning from home or looking for supplemental activities while your family stays at home this winter, with Exploring the Sleeping Bear, your whole family can learn more about the history of the National Lakeshore and what shaped the area we love. 
    Order the booklet today!
  3. Virtual Visit
    Did you know there are many ways to visit the park, virtually? Through our iMap, the Sleeping Bear NL Youtube Channel, or the National Park Service Learning site. Learn more about how you can visit virtually here!
  4. Get your Limited Edition Merchandise
    We are excited to bring the Parks 50th Anniversary Logo to Limited Edition Merchandise! Now you can proudly showcase your favorite place on earth and support Park projects with your purchase. View our Bear Logo Merchandise Store.
  5. Celebrate with the Park!
    The Park is beyond excited to celebrate this momentous Birthday and have created many ways you can join in on the fun – in the park or at home. Learn how you can join in with 50th Anniversary Celebration Activities on the Park’s Website.