The National Park Service’s seasonally available ranger programs are currently on hold due to the pandemic. Check back for an announcement on when programs will resume.
Self Guided Tours
Preserve Historic Sleeping Bear events: Horse and wagon tours, bike tours, garden programs, Path to Pen programs, driving tours, ROOTStories, pioneer food techniques programs, craft demonstrations, and more.
Friends of Sleeping Bear events: Yoga on the beach, and more.
Self-guided tours on the app, NPS Sleeping Bear Dunes, available on Android or Apple.
The Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive is a 7 mile scenic route that takes you to spectacular overlooks of Lake Michigan, Glen Lake, and the Sleeping Bear Dunes. Two picnic areas are also on the route. A brochure is available at the entrance to the drive for a self-guided tour which has 12 designated stops that are described in the brochure and on interpretive signs at the stops.
If you have a group on a bus tour, arrangements can be made to have a park ranger or volunteer give a commentary during your bus tour of the park. Contact park headquarters 231-326-4700, ext. 5010. Reservations must be made at least two weeks in advance.