Silverwood Lake State Recreation Area

Silverwood Lake State Recreation Area


Location:20 miles north of San Bernardino via Highways 18 and 138.
Facilities:136 developed campsites with showers and restrooms, group camps, picnic areas (including 3 that are reached by boat), hiking and biking trails, nature trails, swimming beaches, marina with launching ramp, boat and equipment rentals, boat mooring, marina store, visitor center, exhibits, food service (é).
Activities:Camping, fishing, hiking, swimming, boating, water-skiing, windsurfing, bicycling, wildlife viewing, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Silverwood Lake was formed by Cedar Springs Dam and is located in an area between desert and pine-covered mountains. At an elevation of 3,350 feet, Silverwood Lake is the highest reservoir in the state water system. A segment of the 2,650-mile Pacific Crest Trail passes through the park (see entry in national trails section).
Address:c/o Inland Empire District Office
17801 Lake Perris Dr
Perris, CA 92571

Phone:760-389-2281
Web: www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=650
Size: 2,201 acres. Elevation: 3,350 feet.

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For six years she worked as a Ranger at California Citrus State Historic Park, Chino Hills State Park and Silverwood Lake State Recreation Area.
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The southern boundary of the property is protected open space bordered by Silverwood Lake State Recreation Area.
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