12 Can't-Miss Stops on the Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive

Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive is a seven-mile route featuring stunning panoramic vistas of the Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore including sand dunes, Glen Lake and Lake Michigan.

You'll find 12 stops along this scenic drive with spots to pull over, take pictures and learn about this magnificent natural area. You'll start at a picturesque,  covered wooden bridge.

A favorite stop is  Glen Lake Overlook. Keep your eye out for Alligator Hill in the background!

The Dune Overlook gives you a view of the Manitou Islands, the historic D.H. Day Farm, and Lake Michigan.

You'll travel through a towering canopy of trees in the Beech Maple forest.

...to the breathtakingly beautiful Lake Michigan overlook

This special spot is just a short walk from the parking lot, and you'll be rewarded...

Travel on to the North Bar Lake Overlook for even more stunning views.