A great place to spend a vacation or a lifetime!
A Thousand Acres of Fun
The community of Lake Park has grown around the south and east sides of Silver Lake. The lake is 1,041 acres in size with over nine miles of shoreline and has an average depth of 6.5 feet with a maximum depth of 9.8 feet. There are three hard-surfaced ramps located around the lake. People enjoy boating, swimming, and fishing on Silver Lake.
A beautiful display of fireworks takes place every July 4th weekend over Silver Lake.
There are two campgrounds adjacent to Silver Lake for people to pitch a tent or park a RV. The camping season runs between April 15 and October 15 and offers daily, weekly, monthly or seasonal rates.
Farmers Appreciation Days takes place the first weekend of every August and provides fun for all ages. A highlight is the parade in the morning, as well as activities for kids and adults all day.
Lake Park is home of a beautiful “Freedom Rock” and a part of the Freedom Rock Tour. Along with this honor, the community chose to honor all Veterans through different monuments. The Freedom Rock is located near the community center and Harris-Lake Park High School and Lake Park Little League Fields.
Silver Lake Country Club is a 9-hole public golf course located along the scenic shores of the west side of Silver Lake.
Silver Lake City Park is a delightful place for family picnics, reunions, or just a place for kids to play while big siblings are in a game of softball.
Located at the City Park is the Knox Cabin, which was the first home built in Lake Park by C.B. Knox in 1869. The home is furnished with many of the items common for that time period.
Other popular amenities of the City Park include a shelter, picnic tables, camping area, showers, restrooms, tennis courts, basketball court, sand volleyball court, fishing dock, disc golf, and playground equipment.
The Lake Park City Pool is a popular place for families and kids to gather on a warm, summer day. It also offers swimming lessons throughout the summer.
Trappers Bay State Park is located on the north side of Silver Lake, which has a shelter house and several areas for fishing from shore or from a dock.
For more information on Lake Park, visit www.lakeparkia.com.