Silver Lake Sand Dune Beaches

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

Crystal Lake, located south of Hart, is a spring-fed lake that's perfect for swimming and fishing. It features a small boat launch and on the east end of the lake, a large public access area.

State Park Pedestrian Beach, on the west side of Silver Lake, allows you to enjoy the Silver Lake Sand Dunes. Park in the pedestrian area parking lot and walk to the beach.

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Silver Lake State Park Campground Beach can be accessed by the general public, but a day pass must be purchased at the campground registration booth. Here you'll find everything for a great day--sandy beach, picnic tables, pavilion, restrooms, boat launch, and a spectacular view of the Silver Lake Sand Dunes.

ORV Area Beach
Welcome to nearly 2,000 acres of rolling sand dunes, bordering Silver Lake and Lake Michigan. Located on Lake Michigan, you can only gain access with an off-road vehicle, and if you don't own one, rentals are available. You'll find the entrance to this beach off 24th Avenue in Silver Lake.

Whiskey Creek Public Access, named for the small creek adjoining its south side. This quiet, intimate Lake Michigan beach is located off B15, south of Stony Lake on Park Road.

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

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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 directory for our largest lists of Things to Do in West Michigan.
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Last Updated: 12-12-2019 04:04 PM ID: 260