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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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Kids had sooo much fun!

The dunes were not crowded, our 3 grandchildren had so much fun running up and down the dunes. great place to take your family

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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neatz
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

The dunes were not crowded, our 3 grandchildren had so much fun running up and down the dunes. great place to take your family

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

I'm a dune girl for life. Riding is what I do. Silver Lake is my absolute place in the entire world. I can never get enough of it! The trips always go way to fast! You can't go wrong renting or doing a tour from any of the places either. They're all great!

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MD
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

My family and I were staying about an hour away. I wanted to drive to Sleeping Bear Dunes-- which was a much longer drive- but one of those 'places to see before you die.' Silver Lake was closer and less touristy. We went on Mac Woods Dune buggy ride-- lots of fun, great driver with corny jokes and wonderful personality.... More 

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Gurnee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Unforgettable experience! We had a blast. 💗💗💗Beautiful Dunes. Clean place. Kids and parents had lots of fun.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

I know its just sand but this is a spectacular view. We climbed the dunes near the orv side and it was so beautiful.

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Peoria, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Someone had mentioned wondering why they haven't visited here before - I felt the same way! The Silver Lake Sand Dunes were the highlight of our short Michigan visit. If you like a physical challenge, climbing the dunes was a great time. I hope to return soon! Helpful tip - we were lucky and arrived in the morning before most... More 

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Lowell, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

This is our 2nd trip here and its a blast to watch all the vehicles and also to partake in the fun. The kids love driving up to the lake and swimming.

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Amsterdam, ny
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

We traveled from NY to ride the dunes! Spectacular views... Fun watching other riders. Pack a lunch! The sunsets are beautiful ... Everyone friendly !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Spent 2 hrs exploring the dunes with 2 children that loved every minute! A little overwhelming at first b/c it's so different from home, but the nice ppl @ silver beach buggy rentals gave us the 101 on all things dunes. Great day!

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Alpena
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This is an must see for anyone that lives or visits Michigan. It's a natural wonder that you will never forget. I first saw this 50+ years ago and still love being here and enjoying them. There is something for everyone but the thrill is the ability to drive your vehicle on these dunes to dip your toes in crystal... More 

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