Silver Lake State Park
138 Silver Lake Rd
Hollis, NH 03049
Please note: Due to various enviromental factors, Silver Lake may have unsafe levels of Cyanobacteria. Please visit www4.des.state.nh.us/WaterShed_BeachMaps/ for up to date information.
Activities and Amenities
Silver Lake State Park spans 80 acres and its sandy 1,000-foot beach curves along 34-acre Silver Lake. Popular activities in the park include swimming, picnicking, and boating. Amenities include picnic tables, canoe and kayak rentals (see fee section below). There is also a short trail loop starting from the beach and miles of hiking trails starting from the main parking lot and entering Spalding Town Forest.
Silver Lake State Park Trail Map
Day Use Reservation now Required at Silver Lake State Park
Notice: Due to the popularity of Silver Lake State Park's beach area on nice weekends and holidays, the beach will most likely sell-out in the morning hours. Once the beach area reaches capacity additional beach goers cannot be admitted due to safety concerns.
Notice: Alcohol is prohibited at Silver Lake State Park.
Please note: The park store is open Friday- Sunday.
Dates and times are weather dependent and subject to change without notice. For up to date hours, please call the park directly. This park is always open for recreation unless otherwise posted. During off hours and the off-season the park is typically not staffed, comfort stations are not available and gates may be closed.
Children (6-11): $2
|Now open fulltime
||8 a.m. to sunset
The off-season poses unique risks inherent when participating in outdoor recreational activities. Please be aware that many State Park areas and trails are not staffed during the off-season, and day-use fees are not collected. Recreationists should possess the necessary knowledge, skill, and equipment to ensure their own safety. Users assume all risk while recreating in State Park lands.
Admission is $4 for adults; $2 for children ages 6-11; children ages 5 and under and NH residents age 65 and over are admitted free. Season passes are available. When park is unstaffed during the season, please use Iron Ranger (self-serve paystation).
|Boat Rentals - Currently not available
Are pets allowed at Silver Lake State Park?
Pets are not permitted in the park. See the NH State Parks Pets Policy for more information.
Keep Your Parks Clean
Through the Carry-In/Carry-Out Program, you can help us keep your parks clean and beautiful by carrying out whatever you carry in. Thank you for your cooperation and remember to recycle.
Please call the park directly for the latest water conditions: 603-465-2342.
For listings of current advisories, please visit the State of New Hampshire, Department of Environmental Services Beach Advisories website page.
Access for Persons with Disabilities
Please contact the park office directly for information regarding disability access needs.