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Silver Lake Sand Dunes

West Shore Road, Hart, MI 49436
+1 231-873-3083
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Visiting with friends

I had been here as a child, and wanted to show my daughter what I loved about it. We made the trip... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mary B
Crossville, Tennessee, United States
via mobile
Trying out the RZR

Had a blast at the dunes! Loved that it wasn’t busy. And it was fun seeing what people had to drive... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2017
Wausau, Wisconsin
via mobile
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This is a state park along the coast of Lake Michigan located near Mears, Michigan. It includes shoreline along Lake Michigan and Silver Lake, along with many sand dunes.
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  • Terrible1%
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“sand dunes” (53 reviews)
“silver lake” (60 reviews)
“dune buggy” (19 reviews)
West Shore Road, Hart, MI 49436
+1 231-873-3083
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had been here as a child, and wanted to show my daughter what I loved about it. We made the trip from Tennessee and it wasn’t as easy to climb the dunes as I remember, age might have something to do with that. Lol....More

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Had a blast at the dunes! Loved that it wasn’t busy. And it was fun seeing what people had to drive in the sand. Hope to come back next fall!

Thank lemonrind
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

A gift of nature! Ever changing and amazingly clean. Fun just to watch the dune buggies do crazy crazy maneuvers. To walk to the ridge closest to Lake Michigan and watch the sun set...makes the entire world seem beautiful!

Thank Carol C
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

We wanted to go in a dune buggy, but Mac Woods Dune Rides seemed like either for old people who wanted to say they had gone to the dunes or little children who would be too scared for an adventure. The buggy rentals wanted $400...More

Thank William W
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

The orv park is like nothing you can get in the Midwest. You feel as if you are in California or a different planet. It is truly like nothing else. There are so many places you can take your orvs from climbing tall dunes to...More

Thank brettploss
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

always wanted to ride sand dune buggies - what a blast!! we had 6 year old granddaughter with us - all 5 of us enjoyed it very much - the whole area Mears & Hart MI very clean - everyone friendly - would recommend ✔️off...More

Thank tmsmith1960
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

You must visit. Once in a lifetime experience to walk up the dunes and view beautiful Silver Lake! Make sure to buy sand goggles

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

A must see! Such a cool and unique place. The Mac Woods Dune Rides are a great family outing and a lasting memory!

Thank TheTravelFishes
Reviewed 22 August 2017

You can walk, dune buggy, or just go to the beach. We had grand kids and rented a 5 seat buggy and made a ton of memories.

Thank 240edward
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Always a good time. Need to make sure and air down your tires. Very good time to be had with friends. Take a camera or gopro. Fun in the sand and a lot of places to explore.

Thank Mitchell F
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Abhishek J
3 May 2017|
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Response from denazew | Reviewed this property |
That is an excellent question! If it is too windy, the sand can actually hurt. A little breeze is comfortable but wind is not. i cannot tell you exact miles per hour but I would think anything over 5-7 miles per would be... More