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Silverwood Lake State Recreation Area

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Address: 14651 Cedar Cir, Hesperia, CA 92345-9480
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06:00 - 21:00
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Nice area to try and fish

Was a really nice lake to sit on shore and watch sunrise. We tried fishing from shore with no luck. Boaters leaving the area travel along one of the few spots we could get to by... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Desert Hot Springs, California, United States
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Southern California
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25 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you are they type of camper who wants to sit around a roaring fire, listen to the birds and unwind, then avoid this place like the plague. The rules do not apply here, and everyone keeps turning up their music louder than their neighbors. We constanty had people walking through our campsite without a clue. The partying went on... More 

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Desert Hot Springs, California, United States
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20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was a really nice lake to sit on shore and watch sunrise. We tried fishing from shore with no luck. Boaters leaving the area travel along one of the few spots we could get to by walking. If you truly want to have a great time I think you would want to get a boat and find the fish. Drive... More 

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Thank Kevin H
Pasadena
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94 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

This is definitely worth visiting... When I'm in town, I like to take my aunt here. The views are amazing and it's a nice place to relax.

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Thank Lisa P
Apple Valley, United States
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35 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

I have never experienced such a bad group of people in a camping area. The lake is good and fishing poor but overall it is a nice place. Unfortunately they don't handle the bad people camping there.

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Thank Brad T
Victorville, California
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

we drove into the lake area and enjoed the view and walked around and looked at all the camp site's and beach area.

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Corona, California
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20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016

I've been fishing this lake for several years and go at least once a month year round. Fishing has always been good for Stripers, Largemouth Bass, Catfish and Rainbow Trout. The Lake is stocked regularly by the DFG during winter/spring. Many times I rent a boat at their dock and the prices are very reasonable. The lake also has a... More 

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Thank Jason M
Riverside, California
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2,148 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 491 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We just came here for the scenery and it was ok. I'm slowly adjusting my CA expectations compared to Midwest lakes. This is the highest altitude reservoir in CA so the temperature is quite nice. The beach area is bigger than other lakes within a short drive.

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Thank Kauai-Biz-Traveler
Wiscasset, Maine
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95 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

My husband took our family here after a small vacation from Las Vegas to Laguna Beach. This place looks like a great place to spend the day, or even camp. Clean water and facilities. The beach is great for smaller children, my daughter loved it. I recommend if your in the area and if you have younger kids.

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Thank GraceIshak
Hesperia, California
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Silverwood is a great day trip. you can camp there also. Going for the day is very relaxing. Not much lawns but a lot of trees and trails. there is a camp store and snack bar for convenience.take a couple lawn chairs and enjoy the day....after they clear up the lake!(08/2016 has some bacteria problem)

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Thank mceaster2
APPLEVALLEY CA
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34 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Algae bloom right now nasty water... way to much trash around the lake as people think they can trash this lake like it is their home...low life pigs should not camp here ... or spend the day either...take it in take it out....

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