Silver Lake Trails

MODERATE 4 reviews

Silver Lake Trails is a 5 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Salem, Wisconsin that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
5.0 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
278 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

birding

fishing

hiking

mountain biking

snowshoeing

cross country skiing

beach

forest

lake

river

views

wild flowers

wildlife

muddy

snow

2.5 miles of nature trails traverse the rolling landscape and reward hikers with a sweeping overview of Silver Lake and the surrounding countryside. New and well marked mountain trails are now established. Entry fee charged from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day $5res/$10non-res. This 260-acre park features one of the best sandy beaches in southeastern Wisconsin. Excellent hiking, swimming areas, picnic areas, bathhouse, concession stand, picnic shelters, lakeside playground equipment, soccer fields, grills, windsurfing area, sledding, snow shoeing, cross country skiing, fishing and convenient parking all combine to create a popular getaway.

hiking
1 month ago

Loved the area and the trail, however, I felt it was very poorly marked as when I'd come out to a clearing or a parking lot, I had trouble finding the path again.

2 months ago

hiking
6 months ago

hiking
Saturday, May 28, 2016