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Frequently Asked Questions

What stickers or permits do I need to get onto the dunes?

All Vehicles are required to have an ORV and Trail Sticker placed on the rear of the vehicle and a Recreation Passport or Non Resident Sticker.

These stickers are available at the Silver Lake State Park Welcome Center located at 8505 W Fox Rd, Mears, MI 49436

Stickers are also available at select retailers state wide, click the link below for more information.
License Agents

Stickers are also available online at:
Stickers by mail may take up to 14 days to arrive.

Where Can We Stay?

Hideaway Campground, as a Host of the SLSD Jeep Invasion we encourage you to check there first for openings. Be aware, spots are going fast!

Otherwise, lists all the hotels and campgrounds in the area! These too are filling up fast for Jeep Invasion Weekend!

Where can I find a map of the dunes?

A map of the dunes can be found here.

My Jeep is Trailered What Should I Do?

To partake in the Jeep Parade from the Golden Sands Golf Course to the dunes all vehicles must be street legal. If your Jeep is trailered you will need to obtain a parking lot voucher, You can then join everyone when we make it onto the dunes at the rallying point!

The voucher distribution point on Fox Road will open at 8 a.m. and close at 10 p.m. Parking Lot Vouchers will be handed out Friday starting at 8 a.m. for Saturday and Saturday at 8 a.m. for Sunday.

Click here for more Parking Lot Voucher information

My Jeep is Stock, Can I Drive On The Dunes?


The only modification requirements to your vehicle are lowered tire pressure (12-15psi) and a flag mount.

Don’t forget your stickers!

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Dune Ready Check List

Required to Partake in Parade onto Dunes:
-Street Legal, No Trailers
-Front Mounted Square Orange Safety Flag on 10' Pole
-Recreation Passport or Non Resident Sticker
-ORV Pass
-Trail Pass
-Tires Aired Down (Max 15psi)
-Seatbelts for All Occupants
-Eye Protection (Windshield, Goggles or Face Shield)
-Spark Arrester Type Exhaust
-Helmets for Occupants Not Protected by Roll Bars
-Maximum Noise 94db
-No Alcohol, Coolers Will Be Checked

Read Full Michigan DNR Rules

Download DNR Rules PDF

Event Locations

Silver Lake Sand Dunes

Silver Lake Sand Dunes

Entrance on Fox Road, Must be Dune Ready or Trailered

Golden Sands Golf Course & Bucket Bar

Golden Sands Golf Course & Bucket Bar
2501 N Wilson Rd, Mears, MI 49436

Registration & Check-In
Sponsors & Vendors Area
Jeep Meet & Greet
Saturday Convoy Line Up
Saturday Dinner
Trail Ride Start
Kid's Events

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