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Silver Lake

Silver Lake Provincial Park


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


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


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.


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

Discovery Program

Join Discovery staff at an Exploration Station during the months of July and August. Bring along your Discovery Activity Book (or pick one up at the Exploration Station), and use the equipment and materials provided to explore the park, observe plants and animals, and discover the wonders of nature. Be sure to share your observations with park staff! For more information keep an eye out for weekly calendar of events posted throughout the park.


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


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.


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