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Mac Wood's Dune Rides

629 N 18th Ave, Silver Lake, Mears, MI 49436-9666
+1 231-873-2817
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Screamed like a little girl! Cruising over the sand dunes in a 1970 Ford Truck w a 396 four... read more

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Grant S
Green Bay, Wisconsin
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A Silver Lake Tradition

No visit to the Silver Lake Sand Dunes is complete without going on a Mac Wood's Dune Ride. Take a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Dearborn Heights, Michigan
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We offer a 40 minute tour of the Silver Lake Sand Dunes. We have a vehicle that holds about 20 people that goes on a seven mile trail in the dunes. We stop at Lake Michigan or Silver Lake for a few minutes for pictures and to enjoy the view.
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  • Very good14%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“fun ride” (23 reviews)
“lake michigan” (76 reviews)
629 N 18th Ave, Silver Lake, Mears, MI 49436-9666
+1 231-873-2817
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Screamed like a little girl! Cruising over the sand dunes in a 1970 Ford Truck w a 396 four barrel. Great fun and oh so beautiful. A must do trip in Michigan. Go climb the light house afterwards. Breathtaking

Thank Grant S
Reviewed 2 days ago

No visit to the Silver Lake Sand Dunes is complete without going on a Mac Wood's Dune Ride. Take a load off and let someone else do the driving while you snap pics and revel in the amazing scenery. (They also make stops along the...More

Thank flowerhead2
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Educational but more fun than anything. We took the last ride of the night so we enjoyed the start of a beautiful sunset. Deer crossed our path. Scenery was beautiful but laughing as we drove up and down the dunes is likely what everyone will...More

Thank ttmik
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was well worth the money. I have kids ages 7, 9, and 11 and they all loved it and so did my husband and I. Our driver was very funny. We got to stop by Lake Michigan for a few minutes to dip our...More

1  Thank mandyjomosier
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you only do one thing at Silver Lake, make it a ride with Mac Woods. Soooo much fun. Ride is informative and very entertaining along with magnificent views of the dunes and Lake Michigan. 40 minutes goes by in a blink so you'll want...More

Thank travelsforfun75
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the grandkids 2nd time riding on the dunes - and they enjoyed it as much if not more! The drivers are fun & friendly & the dunes & views are awesome.

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family recently enjoyed the Mac Wood's Dune Ride in Mears, MI. The driver, Mark was very informative about the dunes and provided fun teasing with the kids. The ride was for 40 minutes. The wait was only 30 minutes to get on the truck....More

Thank dwalkup10
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took a fun trip through the area on a beautiful day. We enjoyed it but were disappointed not to be able to go by Lake Michigan. (Maybe that tidbit could have been posted on the website?) Overall it was a fun trip with nothing...More

Thank irishgal20
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a blast on this dune ride. It is a larger truck that holds maybe 25 people. Guide was funny and informative. Bummed that it rained, but other than that my 5 yr old and 8 yr old loved it. They were laughing the...More

Thank Slferrington
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Silver Lake with our children and grandchildren. We went on the Mac Wood Dunes ride....definitely recommend this for families! Jim was our guide...he was funny and knowledgeable and was a great guide!

Thank Teresa C
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Karen N
14 July 2017|
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Response from Dss444 | Reviewed this property |
There is a state park close by on the lake and there is a cute little park with a picnic pavilion in town. It would be a very good idea to make a reservation for a large group,especially on a weekend
2 June 2017|
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Response from cco95582 | Property representative |
It can be compared to a roller coaster at times. The ride is smoother sitting in the front seat of the vehicle, compared to the back seat. It is a family ride, which we take all ages on. Hope this helps.
9 August 2016|
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Response from Danielle B | Reviewed this property |
I'm not aware of any. We had a group of 14 and I think we paid full price. It's not cheap, but definitely worth the price, especially when compared to other attractions in the area (go-karts, zip-lines, etc.)

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