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  Lake Silverwood       3417'15"N  11721'17"W Elevation 3402'  
       
    Silverwood Lake Campground Topographic map of area
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  Access: The park is located via Highway 138, 11 miles east of I-15; or 20 miles north of San Bernardino via Highways 18 & 138.  
  Facilities: 136 sites, plus several group sites. Hiking trails, swimming beaches and designated areas for boating, waterskiing and fishing. There is a marina with a launch ramp, boat and equipment rentals, and a store. The park has picnic areas, including three that can be reached only by boat, no fires or stoves are allowed in boat-in areas. The lake has trout, large-mouth bass, crappie and catfish.  
  Season: Open year round. Summer day use 6am to 9pm, winter hours 7 am to 7 pm.  
  Fees: Family campsites range from $20 to $25. Reservations REQUIRED. See www.reserveamerica.com  
  Nearby Hiking Trails: Numerous trails including the Pacific Crest Trail pass through or nearby this campground.  
  Nearby 4x4 Trails: Too many to mention. Refer to topographic map.  
  Comments: Silverwood Lake was formed by the 249-foot Cedar Springs Dam. At 3,350 feet, it is the highest reservoir in the State Water Project. The park features hiking trails, swimming beaches and designated areas for boating, water-skiing and fishing. The lake has trout, large-mouth bass, catfish and bluegill. There is a marina with a launching ramp, boat and equipment rentals, and a store. The park has picnic areas, including three that can only be reached by boat. The lakes attracts waterfowl, raptors and songbirds. Canada Geese and an occasional bald eagle can be seen in the area.  
  Current Weather: Click here for the current 'pointcast' for this spot. ('Pops up' in a new window)  
  Managing Agency: California State Parks - 760-389-2281 for current conditions.  
       
  This information is generally reliable, but not guaranteed. Use this information at your own risk. Outdoor conditions can change rapidly. Sometimes long periods go by between the time our web pages are updated, so you may find the conditions on any road, trail or campsite are very different from the descriptions given above. Be prepared to make alternate plans. Plan ahead, do some research and make sure you have a map and compass and plenty of backbone. Whenever possible, call the managing agency for a current update before you travel. And carry an extra pair of dry socks, just in case.