The Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive is certainly a must-do activity when visiting Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. This 7.4 mile self-guided auto tour provides the visitor with insight to the history of the area, a sampling of the vegetative communities found within the park and, best of all, spectacular overlooks of the Glen Lakes, the Sleeping Bear Dunes and Lake Michigan.
World-class vistas will give you a feel for Michigan that you may have never thought possible! The Scenic Drive will definitely reinforce why Congress saw fit to designate this area as a National Lakeshore within our great National Park system.
Visit the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore website for information including a virtual tour of the Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive.
In winter the Scenic Drive forms a part of a cross country skiing trail system.
For birding information visit the Sleeping Bear Birding Trail Website