Is Silver Lake Washington safe to swim in?

Is Silver Lake Washington safe to swim in?

SWIMMING AT SILVER LAKE While we do not have a beach or designated swimming area, and there is not a lifeguard on duty, people do like to enjoy a swim in the lake. Of course, children under 12 years of age must have an adult with them at all times & wear a life jacket while on the docks or near the water.

Is Silver Lake WA Open?

Located just outside the town of Medical Lake, Silver Lake is a year-round open season spot that has something for everybody.

Can you boat on Silver Lake Washington?

Boat Rentals (seasonal) Silver Lake is a favorite Whatcom County fishing and boating destination. We have several boats available to rent at the Park Office during peak season including rowboats, canoes, 2-seat kayaks, pedal boats, and stand up paddle boards.

Is there public access to Silver Lake?

Silver Lake is a 217 acre lake located in Waukesha County. It has a maximum depth of 40 feet. Visitors have access to the lake from a public boat landing.

Is Silver Lake clean?

Overall, swimming beaches around Puget Sound consistently get a clean bill of health. But Silver Lake is one of a handful of Puget Sound swimming areas that show signs of chronic pollution that could send swimmers home with a bad case of diarrhea.

Does Silver Lake have toxic algae?

Algal blooms and HABS: Silver Lake experiences frequent shoreline and periodic open water blue green algae blooms. These shoreline blooms are comprised of Microcystis, Anabaena and Lyngbya, and at times the shoreline blooms have elevated toxin levels.

Are there fish in Silver Lake?

Fish Species: Largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, walleye, northern pike, bluegill, pumpkinseed, yellow perch, black crappie, rock bass, brown bullhead, yellow bullhead, common carp, white sucker, golden shiner.

Can you kayak in Silver Lake?

Things to Do at Silver Lake. Whether you enjoy this scenic lake from our sandy swimming beach or from one of our canoes, kayaks or motor boats, the lake is a must on your vacation agenda. Silver Lake is a fishing paradise with Rainbow, German Brown, and Mackinaw Lake trout.

What kind of fish are in Silver Lake Washington?

This lake provides good fishing for Black Crappie, Bluegill, Brown Bullhead, Largemouth Bass, Pumpkinseed, Warmouth, White Crappie and Yellow Perch. There are coho and steelhead that use Hemlock and Sucker creeks. Catchable Rainbow Trout are planted in the spring.

Is Silver Lake west campground open?

Silver Lake West Campground has 42 campsites. Many can accommodate small RVs, trailers and tents….Silver Lake West Campground.

Silver Lake West Campground Basics
Elevation: 7,200 feet
Miles/Driving time from gateway city: Sacramento – 95 miles, 1:58
Campground Open: Mid-May through mid-October
Number of Sites: 42

How much does it cost to get into Silver Lake?

Current vehicle permits are required on all vehicles using the area. The permit price is $26.25. All motor vehicles entering the Park must display a Michigan State Park Motor Vehicle Permit.