Silver Lake Park

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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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2020 Park Office Schedule
January 1 - April 24Office Closed
April 25 - May 25Office Closed
May 26 - June 7Office Closed
June 8 - September 7Friday - Sunday   5pm - 6pm
September 8 - September 30Friday - Sunday   5pm - 6pm
October 1 - December 31Office Closed

RESERVATION INFO Updated 11/2/20

  • 2021 campsite and cabin reservations at Silver Lake Park open on December 1st at 9:00 am.

  • Silver Lake Park campgrounds are now closed for the season
  • Cabin reservations are open by phone only at 360.778.5850
  • Whatcom County Parks facilities and shelters remain closed to new reservations
  • Lighthouse Marine Park reservations are closed

View complete list of Parks operational changes due to COVID-19

Contact Us

Silver Lake Park
9006 Silver Lake Rd.
Maple Falls, WA 98266

Phone: 360-599-2776


Regional Parks Supervisor
Ted Sellers

Park Info

Day Use Hours
Daily 8am-dusk

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Park Facts
Established 1966
410 acres
5.75 miles of trails

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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