Visit Silver Lake
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Enjoy the Sun & Sand in Silver Lake/Mears
Decades of prevailing westerly Lake Michigan winds transformed a ridge of sand dunes over looking Silver Lake into 2,000 acres of spectacular, moving (living) sand dunes along four miles of Lake Michigan shoreline. Do as millions have done for decades, visit Silver Lake once and return for generations. The area offers numerous opportunities for exciting outdoor activities. Dune rides, jeep tours, water sport rentals, golf, horseback riding, miniature golf, bumper boats and a go-kart track are just a few of the attractions that are available at Silver Lake.
Silver Lake State Park
While you’re here, be sure to visit Silver Lake State Park which is unique because of the 450-acre parcel designated for off-road vehicles, and the access to both Silver Lake and Lake Michigan are an added benefit. The 107′ Little Sable Point Lighthouse is located in the Silver Lake State Park, and it is open for tours from late May to late September. Rolling sand dunes, camping, hiking, fishing, and acres of forest make this park a vacation paradise.
ORV – Bring Your Own Dune Ride
You can ride the dunes from April 1 through October 31. Silver Lake Sand Dunes State Park is one of the few areas in the country that users can still enjoy riding freely on sand dunes. For generations the nationally-known Silver Lake Sand Dunes have provided families with exciting memories of driving, riding and walking on these spectacular mountains of desert-like sand!
Jeep tours, water sport rentals, golf, horseback riding, miniature golf, bumper boats and a go-kart track are just a few of the attractions that are available at Silver Lake Sand Dunes.
More Area Parks & Beaches
In addition to the Silver Lake State Park, there are other parks in the area worth visiting. And your vacation is not complete without checking out the various beaches around Lake Michigan and Silver Lake.
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Silver Lake is located approximately halfway up the Lake Michigan coastline nearest to the city of Mears.