Silent Lake Provincial Park

July 26, 2022

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Silent Lake Provincial Park:

Silent Lake Provincial Park is a phenomenal place for endless outdoor activities all year round it is located near beautiful Bancroft, Ontario, Northeast of Peterborough, and is a 2 and a half hr. drive from Toronto. With over 19km of hiking, 34 km of groomed trails for cross-country skiing, 17 km of mountain biking. There are opportunities for camping in both the summer and winter months, a yurt can be rented for the most comfortable stay. Most campsites are drive-in, but if you are more adventurous there are also hike-in campsites. Silent Lake Provincial Park occupies an area of 1,450 hectares (3,600 acres). The Park was first opened to the public in the summer of 1975. Silent Lake was a privately owned lake before it became a provincial park.

Silent Lake Provincial Park offers:

  • swimming/relaxing sandy beaches
  • canoeing
  • kayaking
  •  fishing

Just remember there are no motorized boats allowed so fishing from shore, canoe, or kayak are only permitted.

 There are a variety of fish that call Silent Lake home including:

  • Yellow Perch
  • Trout
  • Large and Smallmouth Bass
  • Sunfish

Certain Park waterbodies may be closed to fishing temporarily or permanently for fisheries research or management purposes. Wherever possible, fisheries management within the park will seek to maintain and enhance native, self-sustaining fish populations.

 Silent Lake Provincial Park is home to a variety of wildlife species made up of birds such as:

  • Northern Flicker
  • Barred Owl
  • Loon
  • Black-capped Chickadee

Some Reptiles and amphibians that can be found are:

  • Spring Peeper
  • Green Frog
  • Garter snake

Common mammals that can be observed include:

  • North American Porcupine
  • Beaver
  • American Red Squirrel
  • Northern Short-tailed Shrew
  • White Tail Deer
  • Snowshoe Hare.

In spring, summer and early fall there is also a variety of:

  • moths
  • butterflies
  • insects

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