Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Day Trip (Rain or Shine)

Empire, Michigan
Sleeping Bear Dunes

Meeting location and time: Participants may choose to board the bus from either Central Campus or North Campus at one of the locations designated below. Upon our return, participants may choose to be dropped off at Central or North Campus locations.

Cost and registration information will be available in mid-September.

Pick-up and Drop-off Location Meeting Time
Central Campus: outside the Student Activities Building on Jefferson Street 7 AM
North Campus: outside the Pierpont Commons on Murfin Avenue 7:20 AM

**Please Note: The charter bus does not have boarding devices for wheel chair users. The bus will depart the North Campus location at 7:30 AM for the Sleeping Bear Dunes.

Description: Miles of sand beach, lush forests, clear inland lakes, unique flora and fauna make up the natural world of Sleeping Bear Dunes. High dunes afford spectacular views across the lake. Join the International Center for a day trip to the Sleeping Bear Dunes. We will first stop at the Philip A. Hart Visitor Center and then drive to the Lake Michigan Overlook. Lastly, you will have the option of climbing the dunes or walking by the beach.