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Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore celebrating 50th anniversary next year

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Posted at 10:37 AM, Dec 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-17 18:25:29-05

(WXYZ) — Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is celebrating its first 50 years in 2020.

The activities start with a kick-off celebration on Jan. 18 at the Dune Climb featuring winter activities, including building a snow sculpture, sledding down the dunes, snowball target practice and more. The event is free with a park pass.

Additionally, the National Lakeshore released its first app, which is available on the Apple Store.

Starting Dec. 20, guests can purchase a commemorative anniversary park pas for $45. These are valid for 12 months.

To check out more events for the year-long celebration, click here.