Sleeping Bear Dunes

When it’s a best kept secret, sometimes it’s best to keep it a secret. But no more.

This past week, the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore was designated a federally protected wilderness area. In 2011, ABC’s Good Morning America viewers declared the area Most Beautiful Place in American.

So the secret continues to leak. Here are a few favorite scenes in and around the area according to the lens of Picture Michigan. But don’t tell anyone!