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With over public 100,000 votes, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore was named the "Most Beautiful Place in America" on ABC's Good Morning America. Watch as the winner was announced live on television in, "Most Beautiful Place in America Revealed!"
After Sleeping Bear Dunes was nominated, ABC News narrowed down the vast number of nominations to ten and announced them, two-by-two each morning on the show. Watch as Michigan's hidden gem is introduced in, "Most Beautiful Places: Point Reyes, Sleeping Bear Dunes."
Watch nationally-recognized American chef, Mario Batali, praise Sleeping Bear Dunes and the surrounding area in the ABC segment, "Mario Batali on Wonders of Sleeping Bear Dunes."
- Port Oneida Heritage Run 5 August 2017 Run for the farms in 2017 during the 8th Annual Port Oneida Heritage Run. The race offers two runs through the beautiful scenery of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore while helping to support preservation of the Park’s historic resources.
- Annual Used Book Sale 9 August 2017 The Friends of the Glen Lake Community Library will hold their annual book sale August 9-11 at the Glen Arbor Township Hall. You will find gently used and new books, games, puzzles, and recordings at this fundraiser for our wonderful library.
- Dune Dash 19 August 2017 Join us for the Sixth Annual Dune Dash 4-mile run/walk on Saturday, August 19th at 9 AM. The race course showcases the Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail located in the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.
- Harvest Stompede 9 September 2017 One of the most unique races in the country—and a great event for racers and spectators alike—the annual Harvest Stompede offers a one-of-a-kind course that meanders through rolling vineyard rows that are heavy with ripe wine grapes that are soon to be picked. The race is designed for both serious and recreational runners, and walkers, with options for a 5k walk, 5k run or 7-mile run.