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.
Benona Township Park, also known as Stony Lake Oval, is an excellent spot for families to swim or fish. This is where the Stony Lake channel joins Lake Michigan.
Cedar Point County Park is located between Silver Lake Sand Dunes and Pentwater off B-15. The highlight of this park is the multi-tiered steps that offer a spectacular view from the high bank. Follow the steps to the beach for great swimming, a picnic area, and restrooms.
Gale's Pond County Park is a must-see for nature lovers. Wildlife and a variety of birds are in abundance as you walk the marked trails among the woods. Picnic tables, bridges, and boardwalks are unique features of this park, located at Fillmore and 112th Avenue, five miles southeast of Hart.
Hart Area Veterans Memorial County Park is right on Hart Lake. In honor of veterans everywhere, three flags fly year-round--the American flag, Michigan flag, and the POW flag. A large, handicap accessible boardwalk, a monument to fallen veterans, and a jet from the Korean War make this an interesting and beautiful park.
Golden Township Park is located off Silver Lake Road, just north of Little Sable Point Lighthouse. Parking here is limited and facilities include portable restrooms.
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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.
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