ALWAYS check Alerts and other information on the official website, as conditions and facility availability are subject to change.
New Camping Rules for 2023 (14-night max) – new for 2023 are revised rules about the maximum number of nights you can camp. In this park, if you are camping between July 1 and the Saturday of the Labour Day long weekend, you’ll be restricted to no more than 14-nights at this park. Outside of those dates, it’s still the old 23-night maximum. Ontario Parks promise this will be clear when booking.
Rules for backcountry camping and the roofed accommodation haven’t changed.
Facebook and Website Links
Silver Lake Official website
Silver Lake Official Facebook
Phone #: 613-268-2000
Main entrance co-ordinates: 44.82982, -76.57669
Address: Civic # 22726 Hwy 7, R.R.#2, Maberly, K0H 2B0
Opening seasons: May 19, 2022 to September 18, 2022
Travel, Directions & Distances
Directions: Smiths Falls to Silver Lake Provincial Park via Lanark County Rd 43 and Hwy 7/Trans-Canada Hwy
Camping & Accomodation
The Wesley Campground in Silver Lake has 100 treed campsites that offer electrical service and one accessible site. large trailers can be accommodated with the use of a passing loop, while barrier-free Comfort Stations provide amenities such as showers & drinking water for your convenience!
Hiking, Biking & Paddling
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.
There are no dedicated bicycle trails at Silver Lake however bicycles are permitted on campground roads.
At 9 km long, Silver Lake is large enough to accommodate all types of boats: motorboats, sailboats, paddleboats, 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.
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