Silver Lake Dune Season: Ready, Set, Adventure!

Dune Season is Here Again!

As the town buzzes with excitement, local businesses welcome visitors, and the beautiful Silver Lake Sand Dunes prepare for a new season of enjoyment. It’s time to relish the sunshine and the scenic charm of this lakeside spot.

The Silver Lake Sand Dunes, known for their impressive sandy expanses, start to see more visitors as the dune season begins. Local restaurants serve up tasty dishes, and shops showcase a variety of interesting items, with business owners happy to see both new faces and familiar ones.

For adventure seekers, the hum of engines can be heard as off-road vehicle (ORV) rental services start up, offering everything from dune buggies to ATVs for an enjoyable ride across the dunes. Don’t worry if it’s your first time; Silver Lake has options for all experience levels, ensuring everyone can find a way to enjoy the dunes.

Learn how to prepare for your dune adventure before your visit.


Area Attractions & Local Businesses

As we embrace the warmer months in Silver Lake, take the opportunity to dive into the area’s abundant attractions and local businesses:


Hotels & Places to Stay



You don’t have to be an expert or own equipment to enjoy outdoor activities in the Silver Lake area. Local businesses offer various rentals like sports gear, off-road vehicles, and watercraft, all with great customer service. Whether it’s jet-skiing for the day or exploring the Dunes on an ATV, see all of Silver Lake’s options!


Celebration and Fun All Summer

From May to September, Silver Lake is a hotspot for festivities and community spirit. Our summer calendar is packed with events that add a celebratory vibe to any visit:

  • May 30 – June 2: Silver Lake Sand Dunes Jeep Invasion
  • June 8 – 9: National Asparagus Festival 51st Anniversary
  • July 4: Thunder Over the Dunes! Fireworks
  • July 19-20: Heroes on the Dunes
  • August 17th: Little Sable Lighthouse 150th Anniversary Celebration
  • August 18 – 24: Oceana County Fair
  • September 6 – 7: Silver Lake Sand Dunes Apple & BBQ Festival

With an array of exciting events and dynamic live music performances, there’s never a dull moment in Silver Lake.


Stay in Silver Lake

With a plethora of sights and activities, securing local accommodations early is advisable as they tend to book up quickly. From quaint inns to luxurious resorts, there’s a comfortable spot for every type of traveler. Situated close to the heart of all major Silver Lake attractions, these lodgings provide the ideal base for your summer exploits.

In Silver Lake, the dune season is a period of excitement, community, and adventure. With a diverse range of activities, from fast paced dune rides to serene lakeside picnics, and a jam-packed summer event lineup, now is the perfect time to explore all that Silver Lake has to offer.

Don’t miss out – book your stay now, and dive into the thrill and beauty of Silver Lake’s dune season!