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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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Beautiful!

Very nice. Nice clean water in both lakes! We enjoyed the lighthouse and swimming. We tried to hike up the sand dunes, but it was so windy we felt like we were going to blow away... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Sarah A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very nice. Nice clean water in both lakes! We enjoyed the lighthouse and swimming. We tried to hike up the sand dunes, but it was so windy we felt like we were going to blow away! We weren't able to fully enjoy the dunes bc we couldn't even see with all the sand blowing. My only advice is to check... More 

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Thank Sarah A
Valparaiso, Indiana, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We've been enjoying the dunes since we were kids as our family would vacation there often and we've taken our own kids there over the years. Now our kids are grown and we continue to enjoy the dunes with our own vehicles and theirs too! On the hunt and can't wait to find the perfect Jeep to take up next... More 

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Thank Darla P
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The dunes are really awesome and you should take a couple days to truly enjoy it. We rented a dune buggy and had a great time, until we waited an hour to be picked up. Won't rent from there again! Very busy out on the dunes too but it's spectacular.

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Thank Michelle C
Fremont, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Never saw the sand dunes before, simply amazing! Walked up from the park to the dunes and rented a jeep locally and rode the dunes. Awesome! What a beautiful creation of nature!!

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Thank Jill S
Flat Rock, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The sand dunes at Silver Lake were absolutely beautiful! You could walk all around them, check out the lake, rent an ATV and drive it around, and even do the Mac Woods Dune Tour. I can't wait to go back!

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Thank dino7736
Tallahassee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a big time (3 generations) on Mac Woods Dune Buggy ride and then on a party boat (with tube) for a lovely afternoon on the lake. We beached the boat by the dunes and had some fun climbing the vertical slopes.

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Thank Frank W
Holland, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful area perfect for a family getaway! Can walk for hours, cool off in the lake, or bring your jeep and get dirty!

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Titusville, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This road is relatively short and ends in a wall of sand that is the back side of a dune. Look at the very end house - it is being buried by the dunes moving in the wind. the guy works hard to move tons of sand every year!! Beautiful views across Silver Lake.

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Thank sunandwater22
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've visited here twice. It's big, beautiful, so much fun, and there's so much to do! I could spend a month at the dunes I love it so much =)

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Thank Juliana C
Toledo, Ohio
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44 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very beautiful spot on the west coast of Michigan with plenty of activities for the whole family. The dunes are ever changing so every time you go the sights are different. Get a 4 wheeler and go have some fun!

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