Great area for camping especially if you want to go play on the dunes!
There are two sides to the state park. One is the water side on Silver Lake and the other is across the street. Definitely want to stay on the water side if you can get a campsite. Must book well in advance. Most amazing piece of real estate on the coast. The lake is shallow for quite a ways and the kids can wade out into the swimming area at the beach. Sandy bottom and clean water. Clean bathrooms and updated play ground. Beautiful view of the dunes. Lots to do in the area as well. MacWoods Dune rides, Pontoon boat/Jet Ski rental, little Sable Lighthouse (also a state park), Craig’s Cruisers Family fun center (go carts, mini golf, bumper boats etc..)
If you are an adult with other adult friends… this is the place to be. However, if you have young children, this place can get a bit rowdy and loud due to the type of campers it attracts. Fantastic views of the dunes, easy access to everything, nice beach on Silver Lake. This is a total party place!
Nice busy park but on the water on the one side. Great location to the dunes. Fun area to camp when there for the dunes.
We had a blast on the dunes at Silver Lake. You can get an off road vehicle tag there. We took the Jeep but there were people there in all sorts of off-road capable vehicles. It is a nice way to get an adrenaline rush and beautiful views of the lake all at once.
A variety of campsites, plenty of trees. Boat launch available. Great area for hiking, biking, boating, fishing. Pontoon, kayak, Jeep, sand rail and dune buggy rentals nearby. Amazing sunsets! Popular location for off-road vehicles. Busy on weekends. Reservations fill fast. Great clean restrooms and shower facilities
This campground is split and on both sides of the road. One side is up by the water and the other side is more wooded. The campground itself is beautiful and the accommodations were clean and well maintained.
The campground is on Silver Lake and offers a beach and playground for the kids. Full of tall trees for shade and perfect for a hammock beside Silver Lake. There are pavillons for a group to gather, a boat ramp and volleyball court. The camping spaces are close…some are paved. Beautiful view of the dunes. Tight for large campers…better for pop-ups, hybrids and tents.
Dunes and beaches to explore with some wooded areas and a pond. Really nice layout: you camp along a small lake that’s separated from Lake Michigan by a sandy beach. And on top of that it faces west for amazing sunsets. Cute lighthouse. Jeeps on dunes are pretty annoying :( Campsite views are exceptional. Everything’s quiet, clean, well cared for, nice and simple. Sites are mostly pretty open so not much privacy. But the views make it stand way way out.
Silver lake is one of the most beautiful areas you can go in all of Michigan. With dunes of it's own, & a perfect, calm crystal lake - it's great for swimming, kayaking and photography. Holiday Park campground was on the south shore of the lake, had a swim area, boat launch, and was immaculate. Pets were allowed and sites were very level for trailers. All sites had electric hook ups and they are sectioned out by environment, like woods, lakeside, up on the ridge line, and there's even island sites. I prefer the lake and island sites if you can get them. There's something about waking up to that lake that is dreamy!