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Facts about the Sleeping Bear Dunes

Spectacular aerial view of summer sunset looking over the bluffs of the sleeping bear dunes national lake shore in Empire Michigan

• 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

• 1.7 million visitors enjoyed the Sleeping Bear National Park in 2017.

• The 50 millionth visitor was logged into the park headquarters in August 2019.

Image from Empire Bluff Trail, Photo credit to Emily Rose for The New York Times, image from article posted on Sept 4th 2019, Sahara-Level Sand Dunes, Mediterranean-Blue Water: Welcome to Michigan”

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