Visit Sleeping Bear Dunes

While bears are scarce, other wildlife abounds in Michigan’s Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

A white-tail deer browses at the forest’s edge just above the Lake Michigan beach at the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.
A white-tail deer browses at the forest’s edge just above the Lake Michigan beach at the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Deer are plentiful in the park, which boasts 50 species of mammals – including black bear and a frustratingly elusive cougar – and numerous birds.
courtesy Traverse City Convention & Visitors Bureau