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We offer a 40 minute tour of the Silver Lake Sand Dunes. We have a vehicle that holds about 20 people that goes on a seven mile trail in the dunes. We stop at Lake Michigan or Silver Lake for a few minutes for pictures and to enjoy the view.
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629 N 18th Ave, Silver Lake, Mears, MI 49436-9666
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+1 231-873-2817
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I love Mac dunes. Anyone that visits me I take to Mac dunes. Love the scenery, the cute jokes and the big chair at the beach. It’s worth the trip.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank sonyac387
Reviewed 3 days ago

We love the Mac Woods Dune Rides. It is so beautiful to see the vast landscape and Silver Lake from the top of the dunes. Bring your camera for sure. In the summer months, definitely hit the beach when you're done with the dune ride....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank RAINKIR
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've never done a dune ride before, but my boyfriend and I loved Mac Woods Dune rides. It was a busy place, but the views were well worth it. I wish I could remember the tour guide's name that we had because he was awesome!...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank annashadley
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have never been on a dune ride before, and this was such an amazing experience. My husband and I went in September for our anniversary. We got to sit in the very front seat with our driver Deb, and had an AMAZING time. Great...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mp4lyf333
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

Trip was alot of fun. Very entertaining and knowledgeable driver. The trip is over too quick... you want to do it again as soon as you return

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ronny S
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

Just returned from girlfriend's weekend trip with 6 nurse friends of over 40 years. We did the dune scooter rides & had an awesome time. Our driver/guide was Robert & he was very funny & informative, engaging the children & adults as well & interspersing...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

My kids and Went on this ride in August on our first trip to Silverlake Sand dunes. We were looking for something relatively inexpensive that we could see the dunes on. This ride was totally worth it! Our guide was knowledgeable and funny. The views...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 559adriannek
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

Friendly driver / tour guides provide a little history with a fun ride. One hill was like a mini roller coaster. When not flooded, supposedly they take you down to the edge of Lake Michigan.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank C_N_1_77
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

Since we have 2 small children, a dune buggy was not an option so we took the Mac Wood’s tour. We had such a great time! Our tour guide Lynda was so entertaining with facts and stories and jokes for both kids and adults. She...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

Compared to the 500 acre ORV section, MAC Woods is a totally different experience. The ride was super smooth with some nice hills that made it a lot of fun. Overall, a very relaxing and enjoyable experience. Chuck was our guide and he did a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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katheim2
July 26, 2018|
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Response from happyseptember | Reviewed this property |
There is a long seatbelt that goes across all of the people in the seat and it is very loose. There is a long padded bar in front of you at waist level in case you feel the need to hold on. Only one time in the ride did I... More
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Diane H
June 27, 2018|
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Response from cco95582 | Property representative |
The tallest dune we go on is about 175 feet tall.
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Lis K
June 16, 2018|
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Response from Jennahlee87 | Reviewed this property |
It’s a very smooth ride, no bumps at all. We were surprised. Plenty of hills and beautiful views you can’t get from the dunes everyone gets to ride on. The tour was well worth it.
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Farmington, Missouri
must see in the Grand Haven vicinity (4 Replies)
Would like to hear some ideas of the best things to do in the Grand Haven area from local enthusiasts. We are staying in Muskegon. Arriving on the evening of Sunday, July 2nd and leaving Wednesday, July 5th. It is my wife and I and 2 teen sons (18 & 19). On Monday, we will likely head up to Silver Lake area and do the Mac Woods Dune Rides (really looking forward to that) and rent some personal watercraft and stand up paddle boards on Silver Lake. What are other can't miss things to do in...More
June 19, 2017|