Silverwood Lake State Recreation Area

UPDATE (March 31, 2020): This park is temporarily closed to vehicular access. The park remains open for locals who wish to walk, hike and bike (in parks with bike trails) in the park, provided they practice social/physical distancing of 6 feet or more. This is not the time for a road trip to a destination park or beach.

In an effort to prevent visitation surges and help stop the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), State Parks has implemented the following safety measures to date:
  • Closed some parks, meaning all trails and restrooms within these parks are closed.
  • Closed vehicular access at remaining parks, including for off-highway vehicle riding.
  • Closed all campgrounds, museums and visitor centers.
  • Cancelled all events.

A list of closures is available online at parks.ca.gov/FlattenTheCurve. The list is dynamic and updated on a regular basis.

Phone Number

(760) 389-2281

Max. Trailer Lengths

Trailer: 31 Feet
Camper/Motorhome: 31 Feet

Park Hours

Temporarily closed to vehicle traffic and parking
Open for walk-in only daily 7 AM - 7 PM
Temporarily closed to boating

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.

BOATING
Boating
Boat Ramps
Boat Rentals
OVERNIGHT FACILITIES
En route Campsites
Environmental Campsites
Family Campsites
Group Campsites
Hike or Bike Campsites
Primitive Camping
RV Sites w/Hookups
RV Dump Station
RV Access
TRAIL USE
Bike Trails
Hiking Trails
Horseback Riding
DAY-USE ACTIVITIES & FACILITIES
Picnic Areas
Env. Learning/Visitor Center
Exhibits and Programs
Fishing
Interpretive Exhibits
Beach Area
Swimming
Vista Point
Nature & Wildlife Viewing
Windsurfing/Surfing
Family Programs
Geocaching
OTHER FACILITIES & VISITOR INFORMATION
Food Service
Camp Store
Parking
Restrooms / Showers
Restrooms
Outdoor Showers
Drinking Water Available
Wheelchair Accessible

ATTENTION VISITORS

SILVERWOOD LAKE STATE RECREATION AREA IS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO THE COVID-19 SHELTER IN PLACE DIRECTIVE FROM THE GOVERNOR'S OFFICE.

In an effort to protect public health and the safety of our visitors, volunteers and staff as the state responds to the continued threat of COVID-19, Silverwood Lake SRA will be closed until further notice to all vehicle traffic per the Governor's latest directive.  The entrance gates will be locked at the main entrance (Sawpit Rd.) and Miller Canyon.  Visitors may walk or bicycle in to the park.  Many other State Parks are impacted by this order.  Please visit https://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=30355 to see the list of park closures.

We thank you for your patience, trust and continued support.  We'd also like to thank our volunteers and staff for their commitment and dedication as public servants through these challenging circumstances.  For the most up-to-date information, please follow our park webpage or follow our feed on our Facebook page.

Park Hours

Silverwood Lake SRA is currently closed to vehicle traffic and parking.  Walk-ins and bike-ins are allowed daily 7:00am - 7:00pm. 

Camping at Silverwood Lake

The Campground is Temporarily Closed due to the COVID-19 response

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

$50.00

Campsite no Hook-ups

$45.00

Seniors (Discount)

-$2.00

Additional Vehicle

$10.00

Hike and Bike

$5.00

                                                                       

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

Closed for season

Rio Group Camp

Closed for season

 

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

Closed for season

Miller Canyon II

Closed for season

Miller Canyon III

Closed for season

Fishing

Silverwood Lake SRA Limit of Take

Type

Possession Limit

Size Limit

Striped Bass

10

None

Largemouth Bass

2

15 Inches

Crappie

25 (combined with any other sunfish)

None

Trout

5 (combined with any other trout species)

None

Catfish

10

None

Bluegill

25 (combined with any other sunfish)

None

Carp

None

None

 

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.

Location-Directions

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

 

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