Silver Lake Park

Effective Immediately 7/7/21

A Stage 2 Burn Ban prohibits all outdoor burning, including recreational fires.
Propane and charcoal BBQ's are allowed with caution.

Press Release - Whatcom County Fire Marshal's Office

Updated 7/23/21

Silver Lake Park Campgrounds are Open

  • Campsite and Cabin reservations can be made online or by calling 360-778-5850
  • Group Camp reservations are open by phone only at 360.778.5850
  • Picnic Shelter and Indoor Facility reservations are open. Please fill out a Reservation Request Form or call 360.778.5850.
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A Classic Camping Experience in the Cascade Foothills

Silver Lake Park provides a wide variety of recreation opportunities just 40 minutes east of Bellingham. With boating, fishing, boat rentals, and camping in three campgrounds this foothills park is a popular family destination.

Campgrounds are open mid April - October 31.

Lakeside Lodge and Cabins are available to reserve year-round.

* There is no cell service or Wi-Fi at Silver Lake Park

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Boat Rental Schedule
May 30 - June 12
Friday - Monday;  10am to 4pm
June 13 - September 6Daily;  10am to 4pm
Rent boats directly from the dock
*Last boat out at 4pm is due back by 5pm
Park Office Schedule
May 30 - June 12
Friday - Monday;  9-11am and 3-5pm
June 13 - September 6Daily;  9-11am and 3-5pm
September 7 - October 31TBA
November 1 - April 10, 2022Closed
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  2. Lakeside Lodge & Cabin Rentals
  3. Facility Rentals
  4. Trails
  5. Boating/Fishing
  6. Fees
  7. Rules

SLP Tab Camping

Camping season at Silver Lake runs from mid April through the end of October. Silver Lake Park has two RV campgrounds with water and electric hookups, one tent campground with no hookups, and a group camp suitable for RVs. Each campground offers a different experience.

Reservations are recommended, but we do have a limited number of first come/first serve sites.

Reservations open the first business day of December at 9:00am for the following calendar year.

Silver Lake Park Campground Details

Campground Renovations

Red Mountain Campground Shower & Restroom Facility

Maple Creek Campground Shower & Restroom Facility - Coming Soon!