Silver Lake

Biking

There no dedicated bicycle trails at Silver Lake however bicycles are permitted on campground roads.

Birding

Look and listen for the Eastern Kingbird, Red-winged Blackbird, mallards, American Bitterns, Common Loons and Great Blue Herons.

Boating

At 9 km long, Silver Lake is large enough to accommodate all types of boats: motorboats, sailboats, paddle boats, canoes and kayaks. A boat ramp is located next to the large beach. Canoe rentals are available at the park.

Canoeing

Silver Lake is a picturesque lake for paddling, providing explorers with the opportunity to enjoy the surroundings. Canoe rentals are available at the park.

Fishing

Anglers of all ages and abilities will find Northern Pike, Smallmouth Bass, Lake Trout, Yellow Perch and sunfish at Silver Lake.

Hiking

Marsh Trail - 0.5 km return, 30 minutes, easy
Along a boardwalk, cross the marsh at the eastern end of Silver Lake to higher ground, where you will see a transition between wetland and upland forest. This zone is rich in flora and fauna.

Swimming

The wide crescent of sandy beach is Silver Lake’s main attraction. A smaller sandy beach is located near the picnic shelter.