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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

General News|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

3-Days at Silver Lake

General News|June 2nd, 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

Now’s the Time to See Silver Lake’s Peak Fall...

ThinkDunes|October 12th, 2020
Peak fall foliage season is upon us, and the Silver Lake area is aglow with shades of gold, red, orange, and yellow. Start planning your autumn getaway today!  ... Read More

Still More to Do in Silver Lake this September!

General News|September 11th, 2020
Like many businesses around the state of Michigan, establishments in Silver Lake got a late start this summer due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Now in order to make up... 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

Four-Season Fun on the Hart-Montague Bike Trail

ThinkDunes|November 7th, 2019
We all know that spending time in nature can have amazing benefits. Even a few minutes of fresh air, sunshine, and physical activity can increase your happiness and reduce... Read More

A Bittersweet End to Summer in Silver Lake

ThinkDunes|October 2nd, 2019
While the splendor of fall is always welcome in Silver Lake, we also can’t help but reflect on what a great summer season it’s been. The Annual Jeep Invasion,... Read More

Silver Lake Summer Food Tour

ThinkDunes|August 22nd, 2019
No matter what your taste buds are after, Silver Lake offers a wide range of dining options to please every palate. Choose from delicious local flavors, fresh-off-the-grill burgers and... Read More

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