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Silver Lake State Park Shoreline Horseback Riding Season

November 1 - November 14

For the past four years, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources has  been working hand and hand with the Equine Trails Subcommittee to explore  opportunities for shoreline horseback riding along Michigan’s Great Lakes. In  the past, pilot rides have been hosted at Muskegon and Silver Lake state parks. 

In 2021, we partnered with the Michigan Horse Council to host a 2-week event  as part of a pilot program to simulate what a riding season would look like at  Silver Lake State Park.  

This mutually beneficial partnership is providing an opportunity for more than  800 equestrians to ride the Lake Michigan shoreline, connect with MHC and  DNR and explore a new region of Michigan on horseback.  

Sign up for text notifications! 

  • Register for the event: Text “BeachRide” to 80888. 
  • Volunteer: Text “Rider” to 80888. 
  • Info on future shoreline rides? Text “Trot” to 80888.

Important Details:

Participants and volunteers must be a 2021 Michigan Horse Council member by October 8, 2021 for a valid registration.

Check out more details at the MHC website:



November 1
November 14
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Silver Lake Sand Dunes State Park
8960 W Fox Rd
Mears, MI 49436 United States
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