Enjoy the Silver Lake Sand Dunes Great Outdoors & Area Adventures

Silver Lake Sand Dunes Beaches

A multitude of beautiful beaches await you in the Silver Lake Sand Dunes area. Whether you're looking for wild excitement, or quiet serenity, there's a spot reserved just for you!

Silver Lake Sand Dunes Parks

Silver Lake State Park is a 3,000-acre park along four miles of Lake Michigan shoreline. Unique to this park is 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.

What is a Fulgurite?

Give up? Learn where to find these amazing items of nature and how they are formed in our fulgurite story.

ORV - Bring Your Own Dune Ride

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. These shifting dunes promise a different terrain every time you visit them.

Parrot's Landing

Travis Parrot and his family invite you to Parrot's Landing, located in the beautiful Silver Lake Sand Dunes Area. Nestled between the shores of Lake Michigan and Silver Lake in Oceana County, this is the place for fun in the sun.

Hart-Montague Bike Trail/Rail Trail State Park

This paved rail-trail stretches for 22.5 miles over 225 acres between Hart and Montague. Opening in 1991, a local citizen had bought the old railroad corridor for trail use and donated most of it to the State.

Historic Downtown Hart

Remove yourself from today's hectic world as you tour the Hart Historic District. Visit a 19th century church, where the basement houses the extensive "Seymour Rider Indian Artifacts Collection."

Snowmobile Trails

When the snow flies in the Silver Lake area, winter enthusiasts have plenty of activities to keep them busy during the cold months. Skaters and bicyclists abandon the Hart-Montague Bike Trail, in favor of snowmobiles and cross country skiers.

For more activities & attractions, check out these additional links for Things to Do in West Michigan:

West Michigan Map
Ludington Activities & Things to Do -- Play on a beautiful beach, take a tour at Historic White Pine Village, or explore the barn quilt trail, murals or sculptures in the county--Ludington offers many fun things to do for the entire family!
Have Fun in Manistee, Michigan -- Explore Manistee's historic downtown district and riverwalk, hike the Manistee National Forest, canoe on the Manistee River, and more.
Hamlin Lake -- Just 4 miles north of Ludington, Hamlin Lake is a great destination for boating, fishing and climbing dunes! The Hamlin Lake shoreline is also part of the Ludington State Park.
Silver Lake Sand Dunes -- Visiting the Silver Lake Sand Dunes makes for a terrific vacation because you can take your off-road vehicle for a spin on the scenic sand dunes overlooking Lake Michigan and Silver Lake.
Things to Do in Pentwater, Michigan -- Nothing is quite like the quaint, artsy, harbortown village of Pentwater. Don't miss the popular Charles Mears State Park beach on Pentwater's Lake Michigan shoreline.
Lots of Activities in Scottville, Michigan -- Explore the Riverside Park along the National Scenic Pere Marquette River.
Canoeing or Fishing on the Pere Marquette River -- Many boat liveries offer canoe rentals.
Also, check out West Michigan Guides and our locally produced WestMichigan.MichBiz.com directory for our largest lists of Things to Do in West Michigan.

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