Sleeping Bear Dunes Visitor Center

The Sleeping Bear Dunes Visitor Center located in Empire is a great place to start your adventure in the Sleeping Bear Dunes.

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.

Operating Hours
Memorial Day to Columbus Day (Summer) –
8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Rest of Year – 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Closed – Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day