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Silver Lake is located in North Lake County and sits along HWY 31. Silver Lake, Oregon, founded in the late 1800s is steeped in history. Duncan and Thompson Reservoirs are within easy driving distance from Silver Lake, and the town has a gas station, grocery store, restaurants and a motel.

* Cowboy Dinner Tree - Reservations Required - 541-576-2426.
* Silver Lake Cafe & Bar - 541-576-2221.
* Motels/Hotels / B & B / Resorts / Guest Ranches.
* Silver Lake Mercantile & Motel - 541-576-2131.
* Gas and Diesel Fuel - Chevron.
* Grocery Stores.

There is a "Lake" nearby called "Silver Lake". See our Lakes Section.

Silver Creek Marsh Campground is nearby:
* Popular fishing spot along Silver Creek.
* 4800' above sea level.
* Forest setting.
* Campground with a trailhead for the Fremont National Recreation Trail.

* 17 tent and trailer sites.
* Picnic tables and fire grates.
* Drinking water.
(Call them to make sure these amenities are still available).
* Horse corrals and 5 hitching rails.
* Bird watching.
* Wildlife viewing.
* Fishing.
* Wading.
* Trails open to hikers, horseback riders, and mountain bike riders.

Recommended Season:
Maintained from May 1 through November 15.

Firewood available off site.
Please limit your stay to 14 days or fewer.
Garbage-Pack it in-Pack it out.

How to get there:
From Silver Lake District Office:
Go 1/4 mile west on Highway 31, and turn left on County Road 4-11. Take Forest Road 27 for 10 miles, and you should see the campground/trailhead entrance sign.

Silver Lake Ranger District is a good source for maps and road information, as well as camping, geology, and travel information. Call: 541-576-2107

For more area info call Lake County Chamber Of Commerce at: 541-947-6040 or call Ranger District.

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