This park is currently closed due to fire hazard.
Visitor InformationNo dogs are allowed on the beach, and no ATVs or unlicensed motorbikes allowed.
Silver Lake Provincial Park
Attention Visitors – Important Notice!
- New for 2018: As of December 14, 2017, the Silver Lake Provincial Park campground will offer campsite reservations via our Discover Camping Reservation Service.
- November 2, 2017: Campground is now closed for the season
This campground is now closed for the season and reopens in May 2018. If you would still like to enjoy the lake you may walk the 1 km in from the main gate if conditions such as weather permit. The boat launch is not vehicle accessible at this time.
About This Park
Situated in the scenic Skagit Valley, Silver Lake Provincial Park is a small, largely undeveloped lakefront area. Visitors can enjoy fishing, picnicking and boating (10Hp motor limit) against a spectacular mountain backdrop or take pleasure in a rustic camping experience.
Park Size: 77 hectares
- Wood ticks are most prevalent between March and June. These parasites live in tall grass and low shrubs, and seek out warm-blooded hosts. As potential carriers of disease, they should be avoided. See more information on wood ticks and removal, see HealthLinkBC.
Campground Dates of Operation
All dates are subject to change without notice
Opening and Closing Campground Dates:
(campground is accessible but may not offer full services such as water, security, etc.)
May 1 – October 14
Gate is closed during the off-season.
|Campground Dates with Full Services and Fees:||May 1 – October 14|
|Campground Reservable Dates:||Not applicable|
|Total Number of Vehicle Accessible Campsites:||25|
Number of Reservable Campsites, if applicable:
(all remaining sites are first-come, first-served)
|Note: The above information is for the campground only. Park users can still walk into the park if conditions such as weather permit. Check the "Attention Visitor Notice" above for park alerts.|
Know Before You Go
Bear Safety Advisory
Bears are very active in this park. Please read the bear safety information.
Location and MapsPlease note: Any maps listed are for information only – they may not represent legal boundaries and should not be used for navigation.
Maps and BrochuresAny maps listed are for information only – they may not represent legal boundaries and should not be used for navigation.
Nature and Culture
- History: The park was designated to Provincial Park status in February 1964.
- Cultural Heritage: Silver Lake was a traditional First Nations fishing area.
- Conservation: The park lies within the Coastal Western hemlock, Douglas fir and western red cedar. The understory is characterized by ferns and mosses. Flowers, trees and shrubs are part of the park’s natural heritage. Please do not damage or remove them.
- Wildlife: The park provides habitat to small resident mammals such as squirrels, chipmunks and raccoons. Transient species include blacktail deer, black bear and a variety of birds. Steelhead, Dolly Varden and trainbow trout can be found in Silver Lake. Park users should always be aware of bears and other wildlife in our park environment. Never feed or approach bears and other wildlife.
Activities Available at this Park
Pets on Leash
Facilities Available at this Park
Pit or Flush Toilets
Vehicle Accessible Camping
Firewood is available through the Park Operator when they drive through collecting camping fees, cash is the only form of payment accepted. The nearest pay phone is located in Hope, approximately 10 km away. Limited cell phone service may be available.