Silver Lake State Park, Hart

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Silver Lake State Park is a 2936acre state park in Michigan, located on Lake Michigan near Mears.
It is composed of mature forest land and over 2000acre of sand dunes. The park is 1.5mi wide and 3mi long and is divided into three segments: The northern area is an all-terrain vehicle park, and is the only dunes area east of Utah where a private motorized vehicle may be driven from April 1 through October 31. The middle of the park is a non-vehicle area (The Walking Dunes), and the southernmost section is leased to a private operator.
The Little Sable Point Light is located just south of the park.
Off-road Vehicle TrailsSwimmingHiking. Fishing: Anglers can try Silver Lake for walleye, northern pike, crappie and bass.Boating PicnickingCamping: The campground offers 200 modern campsites.HuntingMetal Detecting: Metal detecting is permitted in designated areas of the park. Found items are subject to review by park staff and may be retained pending further investigation.

image:Testhill.JPG|The second largest of the dunes, Test Hill, as Mount Baldy is the highest. image:Silver Lake Dunes Michigan 1.jpg|Silver Lake dunes from Lake Michigan
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  • Great off reading experience. Plenty of places to rent from if you don't have your own. Beach is nice and clean.  more »
  • Really nice dunes between Silver Lake and Lake Michigan. Enjoy sunset from Silver Lake Campgrounds. Nice during last warm days in fall as the area isn’t crowded.  more »
  • We had a blast! On the dunes and our campsite, we had a beautiful campsite.... we took 2 dogs and my mother and father-in-law and they had their dogs! We enjoyed ourselves and will definitely be back!
  • Great day trip for quads. Always changing dunes makes it fun every time we go. 2019 yearly sticker is $11

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