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Sweet lake, charming campground

We spent the night here with our small trailer right on the bank of the lake. The campground is... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
Suzanne C
Lake Oswego, Oregon
Great place for the kids

A couple of nice short hiking trails, great swimming and kayaking in the Summer. Camp ground is... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Ashley G
Montesano, Washington
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1812 N Lake Sylvia Rd, Montesano, WA 98563-1220
+1 360-249-3621
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

I love this place. I will go back with my kayak. There is safe swimming for little ones, a few big toys, restrooms, picnic tables, trails etc.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bothellbelle
Reviewed 15 October 2018

We spent the night here with our small trailer right on the bank of the lake. The campground is relatively small, very wooded and the sites are spacious and well maintained. We kayaked the lake in about an hour and half. One end is grassy...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Suzanne C
Reviewed 30 September 2018

I go there quit a bit, good place to fish mostly trout. best to use a canoe or small boat, no engines. the trail is a good strectch of the legs. very scenic. good for a family walk. plenty to see from river otters to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank wwharper
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Cozy campground right on the lake! Nice playground and swimming area. A few trails - half of the lake loop is not stroller friendly however. Kayak rentals available. Kids enjoyed fishing from the dock. Only one shower stall (tokens needed) in the ladies room. No...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank travelequalsbliss
Reviewed 7 August 2018

A couple of nice short hiking trails, great swimming and kayaking in the Summer. Camp ground is always full and is kind of complicated to book...

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ashley G
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Well maintained park with camping, fishing, swimming, boating (primarily canoes and kayaks), biking and numerous trails to explore and hike. The camp sites are a bit small and crowded close together, but several are located on the lake and offer some privacy. The lake is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank gdeakins
Reviewed 8 June 2018

Whether you want to fish, camp, or just go for a good stretch of the legs around the lake. This is a nice place to visit

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank wwharper
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

This is a fairly small state park. They have a swimming area with bathrooms and playground for kids on one side. A small campground on the other.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jody F
Reviewed 3 March 2018

You can fish and swim here. If you want to walk and enjoy nature, there is a trail that allows you to go around the lake. Peaceful and quite

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Cynthia C
Reviewed 15 January 2018

This is really a well maintained and designed park around Lake Sylvia. Even for a January day the park was busy with a handful of campers and people fishing. The 1.5 mile trail around part of the lake was an easy walk and has a...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank cctkMiller
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14 November 2018|
Response from wwharper | Reviewed this property |
I have not used the group site but I have seen Them. There is a couple of nice ones. One is right on the lake and there was a nice wedding reception there and a big birthday party there.
19 June 2018|
Response from wwharper | Reviewed this property |
Sorry about the delay in answering, yes they do have a life jacket that you can get as well as some hand powered boats.
14 May 2017|
Response from Jody F | Reviewed this property |
I believe there are 4 sites with power and water. A Google search should give you the specific details