Silverwood Lake

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Silverwood Lake State Recreation Area Mesa Campground 14651 Cedar Circle • Hesperia, CA 92345 • (760) 389-2303 Silverwood Lake is a 30-mile drive from the city of San Bernardino, The park is located via Highway 138, 11 miles east of I-15; or 20 miles north of San Bernardino via Highways 18 & 138. The lake’s wildlife reflects the diverse habitats found in the park. Ponderosa pine forests give way to high desert chaparral, creating habitat for over 130 species of birds, including wintering bald eagles. Recreational activities include picnicking, camping, hiking, fishing, swimming, bicycling, water-skiing and boating. WINTER BALD EAGLE TOURS are available January through March. SUMMER INTERPRETIVE ACTIVITIES include campfire talks, Junior Rangers and wildflower walks. Check the interpretive bulletins in the park for more information. PARK FEES are due and payable upon entry into the park. The campsite fee covers one vehicle. Extra fees apply for each additional vehicle. OCCUPANCY: Each campsite may have up to eight people (including children). No tents are allowed on the grass area. VEHICLE PARKING: Vehicles may be parked only in assigned campsites. All vehicles must remain on the pavement. Two vehicles maximum are allowed per campsite. No day-use vehicles are allowed in the campground. RVs / TRAILERS: The RV length limit is 30 feet, and the trailer length limit is 24 feet. QUIET HOURS are from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. To ensure an enjoyable experience for everyone, please do not disturb other campers—regardless of the time of day. Radios and other sound-producing devices must not be audible beyond your immediate campsite. Generators may be operated only between the hours of 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. CHECK-OUT TIME is noon. Please vacate your site by that time. Check-in time is 2 p.m. SPEED LIMIT: The maximum speed limit is 15 mph. This speed may be too fast in the camp loops and when children are present; use good judgment. PETS must be kept on a leash six feet or less, caged, or in a vehicle. They must be under immediate control at all times, and may not be left unattended. Noisy or vicious pets will be evicted from the park. Pets must be confined to a vehicle or tent at night. Please clean up after your pet. FIRES AND FIREWOOD: Fires are allowed only in established metal fire rings or camp stoves and must be attended at all times. Do not gather firewood in the park. You may purchase firewood at the entrance station or camp host site. BICYCLES are allowed only on paved roadways. Riders under eighteen years of age must wear a legally approved helmet. FIREARMS (loaded or unloaded) are prohibited. VALUABLES: Protect valuables. Keep them out of sight and keep your vehicle locked when unattended. DAY USE/BOATING • Vessel and watercraft operators must be 16 years of age or older. • Direction of travel is counterclockwise, with a maximum speed of 35 mph. • All persons except water-skiers must be in the passenger compartment while vessel is underway. NO BOW RIDING! No swimming from boats! • An observer (must be at least 12 years old) in the towing vessel must be in a position to watch the skier at all times. An orange flag must be displayed when a skier or equipment is in the water. • Only wake boards, water skis and aquaplanes may be towed with a ski rope. Rubber rafts or other inflatable devices must be specifically designed for towing behind watercraft with a ski rope. • Vessels are not allowed within 50 ft. of posted swim areas. • Mooring to or coming in contact with any buoy or buoy line is prohibited. • Vessels must be off the lake by sunset. • Current boat registration, tags and CF# must be affixed to the vessel. A U.S. Coast Guard (USCG)-approved fire extinguisher must be on board. Each person on board must have a USCG-approved Type 1, 2 or 3 personal flotation device (PFD) available on board the vessel. All children 11 and under must wear PFDs at all times. Federal Inland Navigation Rules apply on the lake. • Boats must have a whistle or other sound-producing device on board. • Jet skis, wave runners and two-stroke engines are allowed. • No fires or barbecues are allowed in the boat-in areas. • If you are unsure of any laws pertaining to watercraft use, ask park staff. SWIMMING • Never swim alone. • All children under 14 must be supervised by an adult. • No diving within the State Park System. • Please swim in designated swim areas only. • Coast Guard-approved lifejackets are required for nonswimmers and children. • No glass, dogs or children in diapers are allowed on the swim beaches. Discover the many states of California.TM CAMPING RESERVATIONS: You may make camping reservations by calling (800) 444-7275 or (800) 444-PARK (TTY 800-274-7275). To make online reservations, visit our website at www.parks.ca.gov. ALTERNATE FORMAT: This publication is available in alternate formats by contacting California State Parks at (800) 777-0369, or 711, TTY relay service. 173 Mesa Campground SAN BERNARDINO N AT I O N A L FOREST Silverwood Lake 138 SAN BERNARDINO NATIONAL FOREST Mesa Campground 126 127 128 125 124 129 123 105 130 122 106 131 121 107 108 120 104 103 119 109 132 102 110 101 133 118 100 134 117 99 135 111 116 98 136 112 115 97 113 114 138 to Da C y leg U ho se r Ar n ea 138 Nature Center 86 Hw Gro y. 138 ,P up Cam ark Office, ps 93 94 Sawpit LEGEND 91 87 88 90 89 92 to Accessible Site Parking Camp Host RV Sanitation Station Campfire Center Restroom Entrance Station Showers Hike & Bike Campsites Paved Trail Nature Trail Bicycle Trail 173 138 at Silverwood Lake State Recreation Area Sewer Hook Up: Sites 97-136 173 173 Canyon 95 75 85 84 81 82 74 73 72 76 77 78 83 71 70 79 62 69 68 Lawn 63 Area 80 67 (no tents) 66 Rd 64 65 60 59 58 57 44 54 45 53 52 46 51 47 48 50 39 36 37 38 33 22 21 23 24 18 17 15 11 16 14 13 25 26 27 9 8 10 12 Lawn Area (no tents) 7 28 31 30 34 19 20 40 35 49 29 4 5 6 3 1 Map not to scale. 41 43 55 32 to S boa awpit t ra Da mp y U & m se A ari rea na , 42 56 61 2 For Emergencies Dial 9-1-1. © 2012 California State Parks

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