The Underrated Vermont Lake That's Perfect For A Summer Day
When people think about lakes in Vermont, the first thing that often pops into most people’s heads is the magnificent Lake Champlain. Another popular one is the iconic mountains on either side of Lake Willoughby. Perhaps you think of the stunning colors of Emerald Lake. Well, there is an underrated lake in VT that should pop into your mind quickly that you may not have explored yet. Silver Lake in Barnard has so much to see and do that it’s one of our favorite places in Vermont all year long.
The Silver Lake State Park is located at 20 State Park Beach Road in Barnard.
You'll love spending the day on the sandy beach.
There's nothing quite like checking out Silver Lake while on the water.
Luckily, boat and canoe rentals are available on site.
Why spend just the day when you can spend the night too?!
There are 39 tent/RV sites and 7 lean-to sites right in the Silver Lake State Park!
Sitting on the dock of the bay is definitely NOT wasting time here...
You'll love every minute spent at this beautiful location.
The lake is often smooth as glass in the mornings, and is a great place to watch for geese, ducks or an occasional otter.
It's perfect for a paddle and other relaxing activities.
The Silver Lake State Park is one of the 18 state parks that participate in the REEL FUN program. This provides fishing equipment kits to visitors on a loaner basis.
The park also has a park interpreter who provides and guides popular activities including night hikes, nature crafts and games, campfire programs, amphibian explorations and more.
All this and more can be found at Silver Lake.
What are you waiting for? Start planning your trip today!
For another stunning lake in Vermont, check this out! If you’ve never been to Lake Willoughby,
here’s what you’re missing. It’s impossible not to fall in love with it at first sight.
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