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Silver Lake State Park

20 State Park Beach Road, Barnard, VT
+1 802-234-9451
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Great family time

Great for a day at the lake (they offer a sandy beach, boat rentals, dock, concessions, restrooms... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2017
Ben W
Hanover, New Hampshire
Camping, swimming and plenty of s'mores

We went with 3 families and kids ages 2-14. Silver Lake is our favorite state park. The lake is... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
Amy P
New Hampshire
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“snack bar” (5 reviews)
“pedal boats” (5 reviews)
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20 State Park Beach Road, Barnard, VT
+1 802-234-9451
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

Great for a day at the lake (they offer a sandy beach, boat rentals, dock, concessions, restrooms and playground) or a night of camping. Beautiful area as well, close to attractions in Bethel, Woodstock and beyond.

Thank Ben W
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We went with 3 families and kids ages 2-14. Silver Lake is our favorite state park. The lake is clean and safe. You can rent a bunch of different types of boats. The facilities are clean and adequate for the number of campers. The sites...More

1  Thank Amy P
Reviewed 14 September 2016

I pass by the Lake every day. Every day there's a beautiful sight you didn't see the day before…because of the weather and the wild life….it's simply one of Vermont's most wonderful places. Today, sitting on the Porch of the Barnard General Store, I saw...More

Thank 724Lee
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

We camped here for a weekend and although we still enjoyed the company we kept the campground was disappointing. There is absolutely no privacy because you're packed in with the other campers like sardines. The campground was small and our spot was pinned against a...More

Thank vanilinh
Reviewed 20 August 2016

My daughter (under 10 years old) and I got there right at the opening bell at 10am! It was a beautiful Saturday with blue skies and it was maybe 75 degrees all day. We rented a 2 person kayak for 2 hours and literally went...More

6  Thank vtgmsc
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Lovely spot on Silver Lake-beach, picnic areas, ample parking, changing facilities, snack bar, water craft rentals...what more could you want?

Thank MWitz
Reviewed 5 August 2016

We went to the state park for a kayak paddle. So cute with lots of families. Well maintained. Boats, kayaks, canoes, to rent. A nature center. Grass and a jungle gym Clean swimming area Perfect for the little town

Thank marthal166
Reviewed 29 July 2016

This was our first visit to Silver Lake. The area was very clean. There was ample parking, and shady areas to sit, and have a picnic. There were picnic tables, outdoor grills in a nice shady area. The beach itself was very clean. The changing...More

1  Thank mimipazsak
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Silver Lake State park is a great little park tucked away on Silver Lake in Barnard Vermont. The park has a campground and a beautiful beach as well as a snack bar. Next to the snack bar there is canoe, kayak, and pedal boats available...More

2  Thank vermont01922
Reviewed 23 July 2016

After a day of driving in the area, we bought sandwiches at the Barnard General Store and drove into the park - paid the nominal fee. We ate a picnic table and then sat in the grass to watch folks on boats and in the...More

1  Thank AZ_Margie
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Tammy M
24 June 2017|
Response from Amy P | Reviewed this property |
Yes to water but no to electricity.
29 September 2015|
Response from MsSoxtoyou | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, but I don't know. It's a state park so maybe they will have a website. It should be gorgeous there at this time of year. Good luck!