The Philip A. Hart Visitor Center is located on M-72 just east of the intersection with M-22 in Empire, MI. You will find a wealth of information about the park and the natural and human history of the area. Park passes, brochures, and maps are available at the Information Desk. If you have questions, rangers and volunteers are available to assist you.
The Philip A. Hart Visitor Center offers a large array of books, maps, postcards, games, and other fun & educational items related to the resources of the park. The center is located in Empire and is open year round except for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Day. From Memorial Day to Labor Day, the Center is open 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Between Labor Day and Memorial Day, the Center is open from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM.
Eastern National operates the three Bookstores at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. You can shop online for books and merchandise related to Sleeping Bear Dunes.