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Silverwood Lake State Recreation Area

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Closes in 23 min: 6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Open today: 6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Great place but...leeches in lake!!!!!!

Came here to camp w our friends. First time here. Staff very polite! Full hook up sites and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Beware of swimmers itch

It was our first time visiting the lake and would advise to arrive early for a good spot. Nice view... read more

Reviewed July 31, 2018
Rosamond, California
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14651 Cedar Cir, Hesperia, CA 92345-9480
+1 760-389-2303
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Came here to camp w our friends. First time here. Staff very polite! Full hook up sites and bathrooms/showers were very clean. Bring quarters for the shower. $3.50 for 7 minutes. Love the fire pit and all the shaded areas from the tall trees on...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was our first time last weekend - about 2 hour drive from LA. We were in our RV - the campsite we reserved based upon the picture on reserve California was not the same. It was sloping quite a bit. We request to change...More

1  Thank yzf600la
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

It was our first time visiting the lake and would advise to arrive early for a good spot. Nice view of mountains and surrounding areas. All of our kids got a bad case of swimmers itch after swimming in this lake. CDC.gov explanation of swimmers...More

1  Thank M G
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

Was the most horrible experance for myself and the rest of the family we where all harassed we where treated unfair we where accused of doing amd saying somthing that was so untrue iam disabled and i was treated unfair i cant go into more...More

1  Thank Brenda A
Reviewed July 12, 2018

I had fun with my boy scout troop i caught a bait fish and 2 rainbows my friend caught one rainbow trout and the rest where given rainbow trout by some fly fishers and we all just had a good time and hung out

Thank Dustin F
Reviewed March 30, 2018

Silverwood is a shallow lake in the desert foothills of the San Bernardino Mountains. Even on weekdays, there are very long waits to pay the $10 day use fee to gain entry. Sadly, the facilities are not well maintained, and the well-intentioned staff are not...More

7  Thank RThyme
Reviewed March 29, 2018

My visit was in Spring so not much going on there. The ride there and view was very nice. Very peaceful place.

2  Thank rimiller00
Reviewed October 18, 2017 via mobile

My husband made plans with friends so we could enjoy a day of calm and quiet place. We found it because the day we arrived to Silverwood Lake at 8:00am there few people. We enjoyed fishing, swimming, and taking a walk through the woods. We...More

3  Thank chela9992503
Reviewed September 24, 2017

super crowded and very busy . quite noisy. If you are looking for a relaxing camping /boating spot, this is not it.

1  Thank David J
Reviewed August 10, 2017

We toured every public camp ground around the lake - don't know about the private areas. The spots are arranged in circles, close together. The picnic areas are crowded and generally used by large family parties. Swim beaches are in the picnic/day areas so you...More

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Candice B
June 16, 2018|
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Response from yzf600la | Reviewed this property |
I believe so - I would not swim there.