Silver Lake (Mears, MI) Area

There’s no shortage of fun to be had at the Silver Lake. Whether you like lounging by the pool, walking along Lake Michigan, skiing, hiking or ‘duning’, the Silver Lake, Michigan area is full of family friendly fun and activities.

Of course the Silver Lake Sand Dunes State Park is one of the area’s main attractions. It’s comprised of 2,900 acres park with about 2,000 acres of natural sand dunes separating Silver Lake from Lake Michigan. Silver Lake itself is a 600-acre all sports lake with a maximum depth of 96 feet.

Silver Lake is also centrally located along Lake Michigan’s east shore. It’s about 3.5 hours North East of Detroit, 25 minutes South of Ludington, 50 minutes north of Grand Haven, and a scootch over 4 hours from Chicago (all approximate driving times).

Take check out the following links for fun things to do in the area.

Parrot’s Landing – (waverunners, ski boats, Jeep Wrangler rentals; dune tours)
Silver Lake Buggy Rentals
Waterdog Outfitters – (stand up paddleboards, kayak (single or double), bikes (single or tandem)
Wave Club Water Sport Rentals – (sand-boards, canoes, kayaks, sailboats, stand up paddleboards, pontoon boats, waverunners, ski boats)
Wild Bill’s ATV Rentals

Cedar Point County Park
Charles Mears State Park
Sable Point Lighthouse
Silver Lake Sand Dunes
Silver Lake State Park
William Field Memorial Hart-Montague Trail

BamBoozled – Escape Rooms
Cherry Point Farm and Market
Colonial Golf Course
Craig’s Cruisers – go carts, mini golf, arcade
Fast Trax and Gift Shop – go carts, bumper cars, gift shop
Fox Barn – winery
Golden Sands – golf course
Grand View Golf Course
Happy Mohawk Canoe Livery – canoe, kayak, tube, and raft rentals on White River
Historic White Pine Village
Lewis Farms – petting zoo
Mac Wood’s Dune Rides – dune buggy rides
Michigan’s Adventure – amusement park
North Star Cinemas – movie theater
Oceana Golf Club
Rainbow Ranch Horseback Riding
Rennhack Orchards Market
Sandcastles Children’s Museum