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Silver Lake State Park

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4229 W Lake Road
Castile, NY 14427
Latitude 42.683571
Longitude -78.052498

Silver Lake State Park provides a boat launch facility for boating and fishing on the lake. The area also has picnic facilities and a comfort station which is open year round.  The upland section of the park is available for hunting in season by permit.

Silver Lake State Park Hunting Applications and Map 

Household pets only; caged or on a leash not more than 6 feet. Proof of rabies inoculation.

Mailing Address
c/o Letchworth State ParkCastile, NY 14427

Hours of Operation

  • Park is open daily from 6am to 11pm for day use.
  • Boat Launch: Open Year Round, Docks available 4/21 - 10/15
  • Comfort Station: Open year round.
  • Hunting for Big and Small game is permitted in season by permit.

Fees & Rates

Most New York State Parks charge a vehicle use fee to enter the facility. Fees vary by location and season. A list of entry fees and other park use fees is available below. For fees not listed or to verify information, please contact the park directly.

The easy-to-use Empire Pass card is $80- and your key to all-season enjoyment with unlimited day-use entry at most facilities operated by State Parks and the State Dept. of Environmental Conservation including forests, beaches, trails and more. Purchase online or contact your favorite park for more information. Learn more about our Admission Programs including the Empire Pass.

  • Vehicle Entrance Fee
  • Cars $6    *Automated Parking Kiosk

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Amenities, Activities & Information

  • Amenities
  • Boat Launches
  • Grills
  • Picnic Tables
  • Powerboats
  • Scenic Views
  • Activities
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Fishing
  • Snowmobiling
  • X-Country Skiing