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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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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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I had the BEST time!

My husband took me to the dunes for my birthday last year (he's been there before) and I LOVED IT! We rented a side-by-side and he drove (I was a little timid at first, and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Pam J
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Bad Axe, Michigan
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Bad Axe, Michigan
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband took me to the dunes for my birthday last year (he's been there before) and I LOVED IT! We rented a side-by-side and he drove (I was a little timid at first, and worried because of all the safety rules they tell you about and the signs...)but after the first climb I was laughing and smiling the entire... More 

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Thank Pam J
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21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another thrilling and beautiful experience at the Silver Lake Sand Dunes... I just love this place. The scenery here is absolutely breath taking..And going 65mph in those sand buggys had me screaming with excitement.. What a total thrill it is whipping around those dunes, and speeding down the giant hills...If you ever get the chance to rent a buggy at... More 

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Thank caseyleigh143
Chicago, IL
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115 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family stopped here in the Fall. We were disappointed we left our off roading flag at home, so we were unable to take the dunes on in our SUV, but will definitely do it next time. We climbed one of the dunes overlooking the lake, so scenic and fun! What a great view, and beautiful powdery white sand. A... More 

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Thank travelerPatti
Michigan
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

These Dunes are like no other. They seperate Silver Lake from Lake Michigan and are constantly moving.

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Thank huizingathart
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

The sand dunes are a must to visit. You will see the nature at best. The trail leading to the dunes is very beautiful especially during spring or fall season.

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Thank sreekanth s
Medford, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

It's hard to believe such a place exists. It is so beautiful. Bring your lunch and eat on the shores of Lake Michigan. Avoid weekends as it is very crowded. Lots of good clean fun riding the dunes. Can be dangerous.

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Thank Jersey0302
Wheaton, Illinois
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015 via mobile

Cold but not crowded. Fun in the sand. Amazing sunset. Stock vehicles as well as modified. Do a little homework on pass and flag.

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Thank 5Os
London, Canada
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20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

This is one place you have to visit if you're in the area. It's absolutely incredible ! It's like being in the desert but in Michigan. So much fun and amazing to see. So glad we visited this attraction.

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Milford, MI, United States
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66 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

The Silver Lake Sand Dunes are one of the few place where you can still enjoy nature. They are absolutely beautiful. Went there with a friend for three days, right after Labor Day. Hardly anybody at the dunes, and the weather was perfect. The first day we took the Mac Woods dune tour, which was very enjoyable, and worth the... More 

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Dover, Delaware
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31 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

The sand dunes are extraordinary and if you drive to the end of the road, you will see dunes about 75 feet high! Our house backs up to the dunes and it is so interesting to hike through them. There is an eagle nested near Silver Lake and we have been lucky enough to see it fishing!

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