Due to Covid-19, we are uncertain of our opening date for the year. We will keep you updated when we receive information from the State of Michigan.

Closed for the season

Check back soon for updated hours.

Mac Wood’s Dune Rides might open June 3rd - October 4th for the 2020 season.

Season Dates

June 3rd – June 5th

9:30 am - 4:00 pm

June 6th – June 19th

9:30 am - 5:00 pm

June 20th – June 26th

9:30 am - 6:00 pm

June 27th – August 15th

9:30 am - 8:00 pm

August 16th – August 21th

9:30 am - 6:00 pm

August 22nd

9:30 am - 7:00 pm

August 23rd – August 28th

9:30 am - 6:00 pm

August 29th

9:30 am - 7:00 pm

August 30th & September 4th

9:30 am - 5:00 pm

September 5th & 6th (Labor Day Weekend)

9:30 am - 7:30 pm

September 7th (Labor Day)

9:30 am - 5:00 pm

September 8th – September 11th

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

September 12th

9:30 am - 6:00 pm

September 13th – October 4th

10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Our hours of operation are somewhat dependent upon the weather conditions, so please call us at (231) 873-2817, to ensure that we are open.
Our Rates*
Age 12+
Age 3-11
Age 2 & Under

*Rates subject to change.

About the Ride

Since 1930, Mac Wood’s has provided you with a safe, fun-filled 7 mile dune tour ride lasting about 40 minutes. You are hosted by knowledgeable drivers who understand the history and environment of the constantly changing sand mountains. A Mac Wood’s Dune Ride is a thrilling experience! To climb to the summit and see spread in all directions such a vast panorama is breathtaking! Glide down the sweeps into the valleys, drive past sparkling Silver Lake, and see Lake Michigan’s lovely beach! Visitors of all ages enjoy the exciting, scenic rides. We are accessible to the mobility impaired. Come anytime! No reservations are needed except for groups of 20 or more. Bring your camera or video and sunglasses!

You’ll want to visit and photograph this magnificent natural wonder again and again! You will also want to visit the Dune Mountain Gift Shop at Mac Wood’s, the largest gift shop in Silver Lake, featuring souvenirs, gifts, shirts, toys, light snacks and much more!