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Silver Lake State Park

20 State Park Beach Road, Barnard, VT
+1 802-234-9451
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A must!

What a beautiful lake! Perfect for a morning walk or for a short visit. We made a walk around the... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
Tel Aviv, Israel
via mobile
Wonderful weekend

Clean and lovely park. Ranger Tyler D. was great with kids and adults, intelligently teaching and... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Steve B
Bennington, Vermont
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20 State Park Beach Road, Barnard, VT
+1 802-234-9451
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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful lake! Perfect for a morning walk or for a short visit. We made a walk around the lake in the morning fog and it was amazing. Warmly recommended!!

Thank Shanij60
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Clean and lovely park. Ranger Tyler D. was great with kids and adults, intelligently teaching and talking about various nature found in the park. A beautiful weekend on all levels.Dog friendly!

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

We were there the weekend.There is a skull guessing which I tried guessing them all lol.This area is good for family with kids.They have a swimming area for kids.There is a dock where you can jump off but it's deep.I didn't dare jumping to the...More

Thank bluecard21
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 Bea 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 13 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

7  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
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Questions & Answers
Laura H
23 August 2017|
Response from Steve B | Reviewed this property |
I believe so but I used my own kayak so paddle boards weren't an interest of mine. I think they also rent kayaks. And may paddle boats, also.
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!