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Water resources of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Michigan

A. H Handy

Water resources of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Michigan

by A. H Handy

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Geological Survey, Open-File Services Section, Western Distribution Branch, U.S. Geological Survey in Lansing, Mich, Denver, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water resources development -- Michigan -- Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore,
  • Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore (Mich.)

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 27

    Statementby A.H. Handy and J.R. Stark ; prepared in cooperation with the National Park Service
    SeriesWater-resources investigations report -- 83-4253, Water-resources investigations report -- 83-4253
    ContributionsStark, J. R, United States. National Park Service, Geological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 39 p. :
    Number of Pages39
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13607620M

      The USGS monitors water quality at the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore in Empire, Michigan. Details. Image Dimensions: x Date Taken: Wednesday, June 8, Location Taken: Empire, MI, US. Photographer.   Rangers’ 10 Favorite Places in Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore By Lou Blouin on J Tagged Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Travel Ideas, .

      In , the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore was voted as America’s most beautiful place on ABC’s Good Morning America winning out with over , votes. As a Michigan native (David), the beauty of this region seemingly stirs my soul at the cellular level.   Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore announced Tuesday it is closing all park trails, trailheads, parking lots and picnic areas .

      Lake Michigan Shoreline In the s the primary motivation to create Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore was to protect a large section of pristine Great Lakes shoreline for future generations. The National Lakeshore protects 35 miles on the mainland and another 33 miles around North and South Manitou Islands –68 miles of Lake Michigan. After unloading the Kayaks, we will paddle miles north along the Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes from Esch Beach to Empire Beach in Downtown Empire, MI. This process will take about hours. On bad weather days where the water in Lake Michigan is too rough, we will alternate to a 2 hour paddle down the Platte River.


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Water resources of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Michigan by A. H Handy Download PDF EPUB FB2

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore in a water-rich area. It borders Lake Michigan and several small streams flow through the park to the lake.

Small lakes are numerous within the park and near its boundaries. Ground water is available at most places in the park and wells yield as much as gallons per minute. Water from streams, lakes, wells, and springs is of good.

Get this from a library. Water resources of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Michigan. [A H Handy; James R Stark; United States. National. Philip A. Hart Visitor Center. Kerry Kelly The Philip A. Hart Vistor 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. WATER RESOURCES OF SLEEPING BEAR DUNES NATIONAL LAKESHORE, MICHIGAN by A.

Handy and J. Stark ABSTRACT Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is a water-rich area. It borders Lake Michigan, and several small streams flow through the park to the lake. Small lakes are numerous within the park and near its by: 1.

The Anishinaabek legend--the story of the devoted mother bear and her lost cubs--gives Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore its name, and the park’s landscapes and natural resources are vital to the Michigan book of northwest lower Michigan and their ancestors.

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore offers visitors a rich maritime, agricultural, and recreational history. Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore offers visitors a rich maritime, agricultural, and recreational history. “A normal lake is knowable.

A Great Lake can hold all the mysteries of an ocean, and then some.” — Dan Egan. Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore was established in to preserve its many outstanding natural features.

The National Park Service protects the forests, beaches, dunes, and ancient glacial phenomena along 72 miles of Lake Michigan shoreline for the benefit and enjoyment of the public, to protect it from developments and uses that would destroy its.

Visitors Guide Sleeping Bear Dunes Visitors Guide and Map A free panel map of the Sleeping Bear Dunes and Leelanau County including popular attractions in the national park, things to see and do, restaurants, shops, museums, and wineries.

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is a United States National Lakeshore located along the northwest coast of the Lower Peninsula of Michigan in Leelanau and Benzie counties near Empire, park covers a mile-long (56 km) stretch of Lake Michigan's eastern coastline, as well as North and South Manitou islands.

This Northern Michigan park Location: Leelanau & Benzie counties, Michigan, US. Friends of Sleeping Bear Dunes | Protecting resources and heightening visitor experiences in partnership with Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

For more information about Friends of Sleeping Bear Dunes please call A field guide for visitors exploring Michigan's Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, located in Michigan's Northern Lower Peninsula on the shores of Lake Michigan. The Sleeping Bear Dune, estimated to be 2, years old, has long been a regional landmark, first to the Native Americans as they traveled from camp to hunting grounds and then by 4/5(1).

Michigan's Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore encompasses a 60 km (35 mi.) stretch of Lake Michigan's eastern coastline, as well as North and South Manitou Islands.

The park was established primarily for its outstanding natural features, including forests, beaches, dune formations and ancient glacial phenomena. Determine invasion status and ecological effects of an exotic zooplankter in several Great Lakes area parks. The spiny water flea (Bythotrephes longimanus) is an invasive, predaceous zooplankter, which has significantly affected Great Lakes food webs and has begun to invade inland waters of the Great Lakes states and lakes at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore.

is the preferred method of payment. Fees may also be paid by charge card or check. Checks should be made payable to National Park Service. Groups may send one check for all the hunt applications in their party. North Manitou Island Deer Hunt Application Mail applications to Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Front St.

Enjoy a leisure day exploring the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. START the day with a stop at the Dunes Hill Climb and spend some time there testing your dune climbing skills.

From there we will head over to Empire Beach on LK Michigan to play in the sand & water and maybe even find a Petoskey stone or two/5(). Sleeping Bear Dunes features immense and magnificent sand dunes, as well as beaches, forests and inland lakes along a mile strip of the southeastern shore of Lake Michigan.

Off the coast, the park also includes two undeveloped islands, North and South Manitou Islands, which offer a more remote backcountry experience. Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore – A Masterpiece of Ice, Wind and Water Shoreline of Lake Michigan at Esch Road Beach near Otter Creek, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

Benzie County boasts more than 25 miles of Lake Michigan shoreline, much of it protected in various parks and preserves. Paddling the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Water Trail. By Jeff Smith on Ap Tagged Outdoors, Paddle, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Travel Ideas, Vacation, Leelanau.

Several important national, state, and local parks are centered on dunes, including the Sleeping Bear and Indiana Dunes National Lakeshores along Lake Michigan, Sandbanks Provincial Park on Lake Ontario, Inverhuron and Pinery Provincial Parks on Lake Huron, and the Grand Sable dunes in the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore on Lake Superior.

Wedding venues on the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore will help you to make it a reality. Some venues here are very small, others can accommodate much larger parties. Each of them is dedicated to working in harmony with our natural resources to ensure that every couple has a day as magical as the sound of the water meeting the sand.

Sports enthusiasts will find a variety of game in and around the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Whether you hunt for deer, upland game, or waterfowl, you'll find that the region's unparalleled natural beauty and long tradtions of sportsmanship and stewardship lead to some of the most challenging and rewarding hunting anywhere.

With 35 miles of sandy shoreline acres of protected wilderness, the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, located on Lake Michigan’s northeast coast, is big—think three times the Author: Evan Perry.Can I be married in the National Lakeshore?

You can be married at one of a number of locations in the Sleeping Bear Dunes but must first obtain a permit from the National Park Service. For more information, call the National Park Service at or visit the National Park Service. Are hunting and fishing allowed?