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Silver Lake Sand Dunes

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Address: West Shore Road, Hart, MI 49436
Phone Number: 231-873-3083
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Description: This is a state park along the coast of Lake Michigan located near Mears...
This is a state park along the coast of Lake Michigan located near Mears, Michigan. It includes shoreline along Lake Michigan and Silver Lake, along with many sand dunes.
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so much to do

The dunes are amazing to drive on and at night, there are many activities for people of all ages. Just a fun place for everyone.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

The dunes are amazing to drive on and at night, there are many activities for people of all ages. Just a fun place for everyone.

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Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Initially it's a bit overwhelming when you pull up and see these large dunes but we were with a tour group that explained it very well to us. Once we understood how everything worked we all had a great time. Day 1 we rented jeeps, Day 2 we rented Razors and ATVs. Not only are they fun to ride over... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Rented from Wild Bill's ATV service, which was a very good experience. The staff were curt, but they meant well and did a good job explaining how the vehicles worked. We rented ATVs and made our way to the dunes, which were breathtaking. Recommend checking it out for the pictures and the experience of living a PG-rated version of Mad... More 

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Orlando, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Excellent State Park for ATVs. Nothing like climbing Test Hill and cresting the largest dune in the park. The majority who take a run at the climb make it over. A few have to back up and take another run. Wonderful time for adults to play in the sand.

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Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Incredible seemingly endless dunes in a spectacular setting surrounded by beautiful Silver Lake & Lake Michigan! Most coastal areas with dunes aren't anywhere near this extensive, plus you have to stay off the dunes for preservation purposes. Not here! You can rent dune buggies or do what we did take Mac's Dune Ride which was a BLAST!! Highly recommend!!

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Macatawa, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The most special place to visit and hang out in. There are dune rides, camping, State Parks, Yogi Bear Camping, Hotels, boat rentals, Jeep rentals. Very cool and beautiful place anytime rain or shine. The Au Sable light house is near by to visit.

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Hingham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We loved the Silver Lake State Park sand dunes! We did Mac's Dune Rides out of Mears, MI and we highly recommend! They've been taking folks on the dunes for 85 years so they know what they're doing. My family of 13, 14 and 15 year old boys loved the ride, and so did I! The dunes are gorgeous --... More 

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Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We rented a Jeep and followed the guide, Bill was an amazing guide, and he was talking to us all the time radio. We had a lot of fun. We recommend choosing the Parrot's landing tours. " I''ll be back Bill!"

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Battle Creek, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

The general manager named Dutch went above and beyond to accommodate my family. We rented 2 RZRs, a Jet boat and a Jeep on our last trip to Silver Lake...all the equipment was in top notch condition and they were flexible with our scheduling. The entire staff was helpful and friendly. We will be back for more.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

If you have not been there, you don't know what are you missing. Apply plenty of sunscreen and take water and have fun. Don't get fooled by the size of the dunes, you will have great workout when you are done. Needless to say, the views are out of the world. A must-do activity at this place. People would think... More 

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Address: West Shore Road, Hart, MI 49436
Phone Number: 231-873-3083
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Oceana County  >  Hart

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