If you’re looking for a scenic drive, head east on I-15 to San Bernardino. Once you’ve reached the city limits, turn left onto Highway 138 (Silverwood Lake Road).
Traveling on Silverwood Lake Road will take you through beautiful and varied landscapes including forests, lakes and mountain ranges. The visitor center is open year round, Monday through Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm, Saturday 9:00am – 3:00pm; so there’s never a shortage of things to do at Silverwood Lake Park.
There are plenty of ways to get around Silverwood Lake Park without having to leave your car – hiking trails lead from the park entrance in all directions, while biking and fishing are popular activities as well.
Is Camping Allowed At Silverwood Lake??
Drive I-15 east to San Bernardino Turn left onto Highway 138 (Silverwood Lake Road) Continue on Silverwood Lake Road for 11 miles or 20 miles until you reach the park entrance The visitor center is open year round, Monday through Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm, Saturday 9:00am – 3:00pm There are a variety of ways to enjoy Silverwood Lake including hiking, biking, fishing and picnicking.
Can you have campfires at Silverwood Lake?
You can enjoy a campfire in the park’s campground or designated picnic areas. Be sure to use charcoal and dispose of your waste properly when you’re finished cooking.
Campfires are allowed only in designated fire rings – be careful not to leave them unattended. Keep an eye on the weather forecast before heading out; temperatures can drop quickly at night in the park.
The best time to go camping is during the summer, when there’s plenty of daylight for exploring Silverwood Lake without getting too dark early in the evening.
Is Silverwood Lake free?
Silverwood Lake is a State Recreation Area and it does charge an entrance fee. Mesa Campground, the only family campground at the lake, charges $20 during summer weekends and holidays.
The park has 95 sites that are both pull-throughs and tent pads with picnic tables, fire pits and grills available for use by visitors staying overnight in their vehicles or tents. There are also three boat ramps serving all types of watercraft including kayaks, canoes and paddleboards as well as several fishing spots nearby if you’re looking to get your hands on some fresh fish dinner.
You’ll find a variety of activities such as hiking trails, picnicking areas, boating (both on lakeside sections open to motorized boats), bird watching…the list goes on.
Are 2 stroke engines allowed on Silverwood Lake?
Yes, 2-stroke engines are allowed on Silverwood Lake. There are a variety of animals that inhabit the park, including bears, bobcats, coyotes, squirrels, rabbits, and rattlesnakes.
Please take note of the park’s restrictions when coming into contact with these creatures; for example: no feeding or harassing wildlife. Be aware that there can be windy conditions at times which could cause you to lose control of your vehicle if not prepared for it.
Always obey all signage and regulations in place at Silverwood Lake – safety is our number one priority.
How much does it cost to camp at Lake Silverwood?
There are a few ways to camp at Lake Silverwood- by hiking and biking, or group camping. The hike and bike campsites will be $10 per night when they reopen after construction.
Group Campsites (Valle, Barranca, Rio), will cost $350 per night when they reopen after construction- this fee includes access to the full range of amenities including bathrooms and showers Miller Canyon Group Camp fee will remain at $250 per night.
Is there cell service in Silverwood Lake?
If you need to make a call, both Verizon and T-Mobile have good cell service coverage at Silverwood Lake State Recreation Area. Make sure you bring your phone charger if you plan on staying for an extended period of time because the park does not have any electrical outlets.
The lake is a great place to take pictures or video without worrying about your signal dropping; just be aware that there are limited spots available in which to stand due to the tall trees surrounding it. Weather permitting, enjoy views of the mountains and wildlife while taking advantage of cellular service at Silverwood Lake State Recreation Area.
Keep in mind that the area can get quite crowded during peak season so arrive early if you want some peace and quiet.
What is the water temperature at Silverwood Lake?
The water temperature at Silverwood Lake is 77°F as of today. This makes it a great spot to cool off on a hot day. Make sure you bring your swimsuit and towels because the lake is open year-round.
Don’t forget your sunscreen, too—the sun can be brutal at this time of year. If you’re looking for some outdoor entertainment, take a walk or bike ride around the lakeside trails.
Can you paddle board at Silverwood Lake?
Kayaking, paddle boarding (SUP), kayak fishing and canoeing are all popular activities at Silverwood Lake. The lake is a great place to experience California’s scenic beauty while enjoying some outdoor fun.
Rentals are available for most of the activities so you can be sure to find the perfect match for your needs. Be prepared for mild weather in the summertime-it can sometimes get quite breezy on the water. Make sure to visit during peak season-May through September-to avoid long lines or crowds.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I reserve at Silverwood Lake?
Reserve campsites at ReserveCalifornia or call (800) 444-7275.
How much does it cost to camp at Pyramid Lake?
Please visit http://www.recreation.gov to make a reservation or call 877-444-6777. For additional information contact the concessionaire at Pyramid Lake, (661) 295-7155. Fees: Standard sites $20 per night, Premium sites $35, plus $10 reservation fee.
What is the deepest part of Silverwood Lake?
Silverwood Lake is located in Manitoba, Canada.
What lakes in California do not allow 2-stroke motors?
There are certain lakes in California that do not allow 2-stroke motors. These include San Pablo Reservoir, Lake Tahoe, other than sailboats (with additional ban starting Oct. 1, 2001, for EFI, RFI and auxiliary engines for sailboats), Calero Reservoir (quota enacted) and Coyote Lake (quota enacted).
Are 2 strokes banned in California?
There is no specific ban against using two-stroke engines on all waterways in California, but these engines are generally considered high-emission engines.
What’s better 2-stroke or 4 stroke jet ski?
Choose the engine that is best for you. If you are looking to race or just have a fun time, go with a 2-stroke engine. However, if you want an engine that can handle more serious racing or long trips, choose a 4-stroke engine.
Does Silverwood Campground have showers?
Silverwood Campground does have showers. They are clean and also offer firewood for purchase.
Can you use jet skis at Silverwood Lake?
Yes, jet skis and water skiing can be enjoyed on Silverwood Lake.
Can you swim in Silverwood?
Nestled north of San Bernardino in the San Bernardino National Forest, Silverwood Lake Recreation Area is a popular destination for Angelenos who visit the cool waters of Silverwood Lake to hike, fish, swim, and paddle. Swimmers should check with lifeguard about swimming regulations.
What city is Silverwood Lake in?
Silverwood Lake State Recreation Area (Hesperia) – All You Need to Know BEFORE You Go.
Where can I fish in Silverwood Lake?
Fish at the marina dock where you can buy fresh or frozen fish.
What rides are at Silverwood?
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Is Silverwood Lake crowded?
Super crowded and very busy. It’s quite noisy.
Yes, camping is allowed at Silverwood Lake. There are designated campsites with fire pits and picnic tables, as well as a few primitive sites that do not have these amenities. Please follow all the campground rules and be respectful of other visitors.
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