Entries by leelanau.com

Shutdown Update: Sleeping Bear Dunes Restores Accessibility

Pyramid Petey by Heather Higham The Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore announces that areas of the park will once again be accessible to visitors in the coming days. They write: Some visitor services, including plowing of trailhead parking lots and cleaning of restrooms will resume using revenue generated by recreation fees. Visitors should visit the […]

Hoar Frost on the Narrows

The Narrows by Mark Smith “The Narrows” refers to the narrow section between North & South Lake Leelanau between these two joined lakes. The bridge that Mark was standing on yesterday morning to take this stunning photo of the hoarfrost before it burned off was originally constructed in 1864, shortly after the founding of the village […]

The Leelanau Adventure RC Park

The Record-Eagle has a cool feature on Ryan Brown’s Leelanau Adventure R/C Car Park at 7690 E. Otto Road south of Lake Leelanau which includes a network of outdoor courses and trails, which Brown crafted over the summer, and an intricate indoor, clay-crafted R/C course: “I’ve been into R/C cars since I was 12,” said […]

Winter Trail Open House & Trailblazing at Leelanau State Park

Five organizations invite you to join them this Saturday, January 5th from noon – 3 PM for a community celebration & trailblazing open house for the 7- mile winter sports trail system at Leelanau State Park north of Northport. The Winter Sports Trail officially opened last December 1st for the 2017/2018 season with a series […]

Partial Shutdown’s Impact on the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

DH Day Farm … moonlit II by Ken Scott Photography The Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore shared this announcement regarding the shutdown. Short answer is that the trails are open, but everything with staff is closed. During the shutdown of the federal government due to the lapse of appropriations, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore (National Lakeshore) […]

Point Betsie Winter Workshop​

Point Betsie Lighthouse by Kristina Lishawa Photography Given their incredible eye & skill, it’s no surprise that Mark Lindsay Photography​ & Kristina Lishawa Photography​ are regularly featured on Leelanau.com​. If you’ve ever wanted to up your photo game, they’ve got the perfect opportunity: the Point Betsie Winter Workshop​ scheduled for January 27-29, 2019 at Point […]