About The Silver Lake Sand Dunes
Recreation at Silver Lake Sand Dunes
Perched between the shores of Lake Michigan and beautiful Silver Lake, the dunes offer a variety of activities for those seeking adventure or just a relaxing day in the sun. Rev up your own 4-wheel drive vehicle and test your off-road driving skills on the dunes, or rent a jeep for a guided tour of the Silver Lake area. Bring a picnic lunch and spend the day hiking and sand-surfing, or take in the all the sights of the dunes on a scenic dune buggy tour. If you prefer the water, boats and wave runners are available for you to cruise around Silver Lake against the backdrop of the dunes. Cool off with a swim in Lake Michigan, relax on the beach, or visit Little Point Sable’s historic lighthouse. The kids will have a blast exploring at Silver Lake State Park, climbing the playground equipment or splashing around in the swimming area of Silver Lake.
Relaxation at Silver Lake Sand Dunes
After an active day on the dunes, spend a relaxing evening in Silver Lake village. Dine at one of the many restaurants in the Silver Lake area, then leisurely browse the variety of specialty shops offering everything from candy to clothing. Miniature golf, go-karts, paddle boats, bumper cars, and many other activities will keep kids of all ages entertained for hours. Options for accommodations abound, including Silver Creek RV Resort (just one mile from the sand dunes) and Sierra Sands Motel; and with a number of convenience stores, gas stations, and other facilities nearby, everything you need for a relaxing vacation is all within walking distance. This year, don’t worry about where to go on vacation. At Silver Lake and the Silver Lake Sand Dunes, the only thing to worry about is having enough time to experience all the fun and excitement of West Michigan’s Sand Playground.