Frequently Asked Questions

What are the park hours?

Park Kiosk Hours:
Winter Hours: 7am-7pm (Oct 1st –March 31st)

Summer Hours: 6am-9pm (April 1st – Sept 30th)

Can I make camping reservations online?
Yes.  Camping reservations can be made online at the
ReserveCalifornia Website.

Are there RV hookups?
Yes,  sites 97 - 136 have RV hookups. 

Do I need boating reservations?
Yes.  During the summer months of May thru September Boating reservations are a must and the reservation allottment is usually full each Saturday and Sunday. We have a maximum of 125 reservations.

Campers arriving on Saturday or Sunday during this period should have reservations for their boats as well,  at least for the first day. Until we know you have a boat. You will be in the same boat as everyone else - first come first serve!!
ReserveCalifornia Website.

Can I make boating reservations online?
Yes.  Boating reservations can be made on line at the 
 ReserveCalifornia Website.

Can I pull a tube behind a boat or a wave runner?
Yes, if it is a commercially manufactured inflatable.  Non-commercial devices such as car or truck innertubes are not allowed.  When personnel are onboard it may be towed only in the water-ski area.  It may be towed to and from the area with no persons on board. 

Can I have 2-stroke engines?

What kind of animals are at Silverwood Lake?
There are bears, bobcats, coyotes, squirrels, rabbits, and rattlesnakes.

What kinds of fish are in the lake?
Striped Bass, Largemouth Bass, Crappie, Trout, Catfish, Bluegill, Carp

How many miles around is Silverwood Lake?
There are 13 miles of shoreline and 976 surface acres.

How many miles from the kiosk to the lake?
It is 1 1/4 miles from the kiosk to the lake.

I am interested in renting a boat.  
Boat rental prices vary.  Call the marina for the most current prices or visit them online at

What other aquatic rentals are available?
During the summer season paddleboats, jet skis, and kayaks are available for rental. 

What other services are available?
There is a marina with wet and dry storage, convenience store, gas, and a bait and tackle store.