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Visitor InformationNo dogs are allowed on the beach, and no ATVs or unlicensed motorbikes allowed.
Silver Lake Provincial Park
Attention Visitors – Important Notice!
October 15, 2018: Silver Lake Campground is now closed for the season and will reopen in May 2019
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
Know Before You Go
Bear Safety Advisory
Bears are very active in this park. Please read the bear safety information.
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. Visit HealthLinkBC for more information on wood ticks and removal.
Location and Maps
Maps and Brochures
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.