Whatcom Parks and Rec

For Immediate Release

Construction Notice - Silver Lake Park

Starting April 9, 2018 Whatcom County Parks & Recreation will begin reconstruction on the main entrance road and auxiliary parking lot. The construction will include road widening and asphalt surfacing. The construction project is anticipated to be completed by June 22, 2018.

What to expect:

  • Temporary Road Closures
  • Heavy Equipment Traffic
  • Construction noise and vibration
  • Flaggers will be on-site when necessary to ensure safety of workers and visitors
  • Restricted boat launch use
  • Limited Parking
  • Intermittent shower facility closures
Work Hours
  • Monday through Friday,
    7:00AM – 7:00PM
Impacts to Boat Launch
  • Boat launch will be closed to the public Monday through Thursday April 9, 2018 through June 22, 2018.
  • The launch will be open to the public Friday through Sunday through that period, but with limited boat trailer parking available
  • Boaters are advised an alternative boat launch is available at the Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife facility at the north end of Silver Lake
Impact to Trails
  • During construction, some park trails my be affected
  • For your safety, please do not enter trail sections that are closed
For more details regarding the project and it's impact on the boat launch and surrounding trails, please view our official Public Notice linked below or contact the Whatcom County Parks and Recreation office, 360-778-5850.


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