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Silent Lake Provincial Park

1589 Silent Lake Park Road, Bancroft, Ontario K0L 1C0, Canada
+1 613-339-2807
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Lovely Provincial Park

Renovated entrance area, stayed in very nice electrically serviced site in the Granite Ridge... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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May 24

Great place, large sites. Seems to be getting more and more busy every year we go. They took away... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Brantford, Canada
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1589 Silent Lake Park Road, Bancroft, Ontario K0L 1C0, Canada
+1 613-339-2807
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Renovated entrance area, stayed in very nice electrically serviced site in the Granite Ridge Campground, clean comfort station, cabins and yurts available, hiking trails through mature mixed forest and around Silent Lake.

Thank andy_geology
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place, large sites. Seems to be getting more and more busy every year we go. They took away floating dock and are doing some major construction everywhere in park.

1  Thank plaidshirts
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Small but beauuuutiful park The lake and the nature surrounding the lake are magnificent you should go here !

1  Thank Charlotte H
Reviewed 31 March 2017

I went snowshoeing here for the first time this winter and ended up returning just a couple of weeks later. I was part of a group of people who broke trail and shoed out from the beach parking lot and heading clockwise on the trail,...More

Thank Erin M
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We came on a Monday and the cross country trails were empty. The trails were groomed and easy to manage. We were blessed to see an owl and a woodpecker. The scenery was magnificent.

Thank CSCTravelAgentKim
Reviewed 26 January 2017

We went in the fall of 2016, it was the final operating weekend. It was pretty quite there on the campsites as the kids were already back in school It was quite crisp. There are racoons around the site, and they are quite brave. They...More

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 8 January 2017

If I were asked what part of my camping trip to Silent Lake did I like best, I would come up with quite a few items. For one, the lake itself is beautiful and it is quiet, as no motor boats are allowed up here....More

Thank KathleenR_28
Reviewed 2 January 2017

There is a $14.50 (CAN) fee for a permit per vehicle. There is 1 snowshoeing trail (3.5KM Beaver Pond loop) and 4 Cross-country skiing trails (these are color-coded and vary in length). Beaver Pond trail leads you to a look out over Silent Lake. Leashed...More

1  Thank velo14222
Reviewed 21 October 2016

My friend and I went to the Silent Lake Provincial Park on October 15, 2016, located about 20-25 mn west of Bancroft, Ontario. What a beautiful experience! We hiked along the lake but did not do the full trail as it is 15km long and...More

Thank Florence R
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Silent Lake is found where the Haliburton Highlands meet the Kawartha Highlands and is beautiful - accessible but still natural and rugged. The small-midsize lake is silent because it is surrounded by protected park lands and prohibits any motorized use. The water is clear, there...More

1  Thank 2-4-T
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Hi I was wondering if there was anywhere to swim with our dogs, does not have to be a beach area. We are looking to stop off here to break up our drive home to Montreal from Killarney but don't want to have to stay at the campsite the whole time.
21 February 2017|
Response from Robin D | Reviewed this property |
One of the designated beaches (if memory serves, it is the one that is furthest from the entrance) has some gently sloping rocks off to one side. It's outside the beach area and I am sure you could swim there with dogs.
Hi, I just read that the floating raft in Silent Lake has been removed. I am hoping that this not true or at least has been replaced. It is one of our favourite things about Silent Lake.
27 August 2016|
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Response from bananabrianna | Reviewed this property |
It was still there when we visited!