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.
Stickers are also available online at:
Stickers by mail may take up to 14 days to arrive.
Where Can We Stay?
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.
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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
-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