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Silverwood Lake State Recreation Area

Phone Number

(760) 389-2281

Max. Trailer Lengths

Trailer: 31 Feet
Camper/Motorhome: 31 Feet

Park Hours

Open 7 days a week
Day Use: 7 AM - 7 PM
Boating: 7 AM - Sunset

Driving Directions to Silverwood Lake SRA

The park is located via Highway 138, 11 miles east of I-15; or 20 miles north of San Bernardino via Highways 18 & 138.

Camping and Lodging

Visitors will be able to reserve campsites and lodging six months in advance from the current date. Bookings may extend from the arrival date to the desired departure date – based on availability and the park’s maximum stay rules.

Upcoming Park Events

No events scheduled at this moment.

Park Hours

Silverwood Lake SRA is open daily 7:00am - 7:00pm. All vessels must be off of the lake and trailered before Sunset.

Attention Boaters!

All vessels entering Silverwood Lake SRA will be inspected for standing water and quagga mussels. Vessels that fail inspection will not be allowed to launch and may be turned away from the park. Please ensure your vessel is cleaned of vegetation and organic material, drained of any and all standing water (including the outdrive and live wells), and completely dry. Any amount of water found may constitute a failure. We do not want you to fail this free inspection! (Click here for more information)


Camping at Silverwood Lake

Mesa Campgrounds (Click here for map)

Each campsite in Mesa Camp Groups includes a table, BBQ and fire ring. These sites hold up to 8 persons including children and 3 vehicles. The reservation include 1 per paid vehicle. Each additional vehicle is $10.00 per night. CLICK HERE FOR RESERVECALIFORNIA WEBSITE

Campsite with Hook-ups


Campsite no Hook-ups


Seniors (Discount)


Additional Vehicle


Hike and Bike



Check out is at 12:00 Noon

Maintenance cleans campsites from 12:00 Noon – 2:00 PM 

Check in is at 2:00 PM


Large Group Camps (close proximity to the lake) (Click here for map)

Valle, Barranca and Rio group camp are located ¼ mile west of the park office on Cleghorn Road. Each of these sites accommodates a maximum of 100 persons and 30 vehicles. These sites include tables, BBQ, large fire ring and shade ramada. They also include showers and restrooms on site. CLICK HERE FOR RESERVECALIFORNIA WEBSITE


Valle Group Camp

$325.00 Per Night

Barranca Group Camp

$325.00 Per Night

Rio Group Camp

$325.00 Per Night


Large Group Camps (4 miles from lake) (Click here for map)

Miller Canyon I, II and III are located 4 miles from the park entrance. Each of these sites accommodates a maximum of 40 persons and 20 vehicles. These sites include tables, BBQ and restrooms. Miller Canyon I, II and III do not have showers. Discounts do not apply for group camping. CLICK HERE FOR RESERVE CALIFORNIA WEBSITE


Miller Canyon I

$200.00 Per Night

Miller Canyon II

$200.00 Per Night

Miller Canyon III

$200.00 Per Night


Silverwood Lake SRA Limit of Take


Possession Limit

Size Limit

Striped Bass



Largemouth Bass


15 Inches


25 (combined with any other sunfish)



5 (combined with any other trout species)






25 (combined with any other sunfish)






Complete Fish and Wildlife Regulations are available at California Department of Fish and Wildlife website


Anglers 16 years and older must have a valid California State Fishing License in their possession.

Summer Visitation

Silverwood Lake State Recreation Area experiences high visitation beginning in April and continuing through October. On holidays and all summer weekends, the park may fill to capacity and, if so, will be closed. Please note that if you park on the Highway 138 on or off ramps, or are blocking any part of the roadway outside of the park, your vehicle may be subject to citation or tow. If you arrive and find the park entrance closed, please return at a later time, typically after 4:00pm. Please plan your visit accordingly.


The park is located off of Highway 138 and Cleghorn Road, 11 miles east of I-15 heading east; or 20 miles north of San Bernardino via Highways 18 & 138.
Silverwood Lake, CA  Click here to see a Google Map of Silverwood Lake SRA


Camp Fires / BBQ

Campfires are allowed in designated campfire rings in the campgrounds only. Charcoal BBQ's are allowed in the established BBQ's in the Day Use areas and the campgrounds. No groundfires are permitted in the day use areas or anywhere outside of the provided campfire rings.

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Available Activities and Facilities at Silverwood Lake State Recreation Area

Boat Ramps
Boat Rentals
En route Campsites
Environmental Campsites
Family Campsites
Group Campsites
Hike or Bike Campsites
Primitive Camping
RV Sites w/Hookups
RV Dump Station
RV Access
Bike Trails
Hiking Trails
Horseback Riding
Picnic Areas
Env. Learning/Visitor Center
Exhibits and Programs
Interpretive Exhibits
Beach Area
Vista Point
Nature & Wildlife Viewing
Family Programs
Food Service
Camp Store
Restrooms / Showers
Outdoor Showers
Drinking Water Available
Wheelchair Accessible