Recreation, Hiking and Trails
Use this section to find out more about where to go for the best hikes, cross country skiing and other outdoor fun in the Sleeping Bear Dunes. Use the links below to get trail maps & trail information!
Updates on current trail conditions in and out of the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.
Riverside Canoe Trips
Offering canoe, kayak and tubing excursion and rental on the Upper Platte (fast & FUN) & Lower Platte (family friendly) River for all ages & abilities. Picnic, swim, fish & relax!
Manitou Island Transit
Providing ferry service to North & South Manitou Islands for day trips (South only) and camping as well as sunset cruises along the Manitou Passage in the summer.
Crystal River Outfitters
Experience the thrill of the Crystal River. Our favorite trip is a 2-3 hour paddle down the Crystal River. This trip takes you seven miles, almost entirely through National Park property.
Sleeping Bear Surf & Kayak
Offers rentals of watersports equipment. Coastal kayaking lessons and tours available.