Top Winter Things To Do Near Sleeping Bear Dunes
Sleeping Bear Dunes, the Leelanau Peninsula and Traverse City are more than just a summertime destination. It’s an outdoor lover’s paradise. Because of Lake Michigan and Lake Effect snowfall, the area receives in excess of 100 inches of snow each year. There are many x-country ski trails and some are groomed trails like the Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail. Snowshoeing is allowed anywhere within the 35 mile lakeshore of Sleeping Bear Dunes. You can explore areas of the dunes in the winter that aren’t as accessible in the summer months.