Sylvan provides serenity in an alpine park perfect for daydreaming. Non-motorized boating and non-electrical camping offer the opportunity for quiet recreation at this gateway to the White River National Forest and the Holy Cross Wilderness. Overnight visitors can camp, stay in a cabin or lounge in a yurt while gazing at majestic mountains piercing the deep blue sky. At Sylvan Lake State Park, visitors leave the fast pace behind. Year-round, Sylvan is a break from the daily grind. It's home away from home. Spring, summer and fall are all about fishing, hiking, nature study, boating (non-motorized or electric trolling motors, only) and picnicking. Winters blanket of snow provides snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, ice fishing and access to snowmobile trails.

hiking
3 months ago

Beautiful easy hike around the lake. Great for families!

5 months ago

Absolutely beautiful! Great hike around the lake about a 2 mile hike. Loved it! Pretty easy trail for. Family.

great not to hard not to easy great views of the lake and change in scenery.

1 year ago

Great trail. Very scenic lake. Fishing in the lake was fair.

hiking
3 years ago

We took a trail off to the right of the lake along the creek - end of summer and beautiful. Thru the fields and around the area. Easy for the kids and great picture taking.