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Fat Tire Biking the Dunes

General News|October 27th, 2022
Beginning on December 15th the MDNR welcomes fat bikers for a dune takeover that will extend to March 15th. This new recreational season provides fat bikers an opportunity for... Read More

Experience the Dunes on Horseback

From Atop the Dunes|October 19th, 2022
As the season comes to an end for the ORV users, November brings unique opportunity for a completely different experience riding the Silver Lake Sand Dunes. Michigan Shoreline Horse... Read More

Two-Day Fall Getaway

General News|August 29th, 2022
Two-Day Fall Getaway to Silver Lake When we think of Silver Lake, we often think of summer days full of sun and sand. As we reach the end of... Read More

3-Days at Silver Lake

General News|June 28th, 2022
Silver Lake is more than a destination for duners. In fact, it might just be one of the best destinations for days on end, full of family adventure. To... Read More

A Little Bit of Dune History

General News|June 6th, 2022
Dune History The history of Silver Lake Sand Dunes began in 1920, when Carrie E. Mears, the daughter of lumber baron Charles Mears, donated 25 acres on the east... Read More

Plan Your Fun Family Adventure

ThinkDunes|June 2nd, 2022
So, what is there to do in with the kids in the Silver Lake area? Glad you asked. Although we are known as a popular spot for the big... Read More

The Low Down on Drag Racing

ThinkDunes|June 2nd, 2022
In 2021 there was plenty of buzz about drag racing at Silver lake Sand Dunes. We wanted to get a veteran duner’s take on what we need to know... Read More

Mac Wood’s Dune Rides Celebrates 90 Years!

ThinkDunes|April 23rd, 2020
We are thrilled to wish a happy 90th anniversary to Silver Lake’s very own Mac Wood’s Dune Rides! A family tradition since 1930, you simply can’t visit the dunes... Read More

Experience Winter in Northern Michigan

Attractions|March 2nd, 2020
The Silver Lake and Hart Areas both offer a breadth of scenic places to ski, hike, and snowshoe during the winter. Our parks and trails wind through wooded areas,... Read More

Welcome Summer! 8 Super Ideas for Summer Fun in...

General News|June 12th, 2019
With Memorial Day now behind us, the start of the summer season has officially begun. And whether you’ve been planning your trip to Silver Lake for months or have... Read More

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