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More than sand dunes in Silver Lake: 7 ways to enjoy the water

Posted on July 3rd, 2018

In the middle of a hot summer, nothing’s more refreshing than heading to the lake. Some people enjoy a quiet paddle, some seek out a full-throttle adventure and some just like to soak in the beauty during a relaxing day …

Celebrate July 4 with 3 nights of fireworks

Posted on June 15th, 2018

With the Fourth of July falling on a Wednesday in 2018, many people are celebrating our county’s freedom with a 5-day weekend. Boom!

And, of course, fireworks are a huge part of our Independence Day. They remind us that “bombs …

The Jeeps Are Coming! The Jeeps Are Coming!

Posted on May 14th, 2018

The word “invasion” seems scary, but here at the Silver Lake Sand Dunes we have one that is definitely friendly: The Jeep Invasion.

Yes, this is an invasion you’ll want to stick around for. Entering its third year, the Jeep …

You No Longer Solely Have To Think Dunes…

Posted on March 26th, 2018

As winter fades away, we find our sweet reward for surviving another frigid season: the opening of Silver Lake Sand Dunes. While you may recognize four seasons, around here we only know two: Silver Lake Sand Dunes Season and its …

Winding The Silver Lake Sand Dunes Season Down

Posted on September 20th, 2017

The kids are back in school and the temperature has begun its cruel, chilly descent. While our time for playing on the dunes dwindles, let’s not forget that this period is still an opportune time for some fun in the …

Agro-Tourism in the Silver Lake Sand Dunes Area

Posted on August 21st, 2017

The dunes draw countless thrill-seeking visitors each year. A summer without a zip around the Silver Lake Sand Dunes isn’t much of a summer. While this playground can endlessly entertain, the fact that the area is agriculturally rich only further …

From Atop The Dunes: A Baby Boomer’s Experience

Posted on August 10th, 2017

It’s an escape. It’s a place that covers the spectrum, from relaxation to high-octane action. You can’t find it on your couch; you can’t find it in your backyard. A place filled with so much possibilities it becomes a tradition. …

Jeep Invasion Recap

Posted on June 23rd, 2017

If you build it, they will come – and boy did they come!

Earlier this month the 2nd Annual Silver Lake Sand Dunes Jeep Invasion occurred and it was a tremendous success.

“What an exciting weekend full of Jeeps,” …

From Atop the Dunes: Jeep Invasion II Getting Crazy Huge

Posted on May 16th, 2017

Jeep InvasionIf you missed it last year, don’t worry. Silver Lake Sand Dunes Jeep Invasion II will be even bigger.

Organizers of the second annual Jeep Invasion along the shore of Lake Michigan hope to attract 1,000 jeeps to Silver Lake …

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The Wait Is Over: Now We Dune!

Posted on April 18th, 2017

Our long nightmare is over. April has swooped in and saved the day. No longer do we solely think dunes – we can actually dune!

A Michigan winter can be infuriating for a multitude of reasons, but for the dedicated …

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