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Silver Lake Park

Silver Lake Park, Rochester’s Playground

Explore beautiful Silver Lake Park and Minnesota's great outdoors. Located in downtown Rochester, this 6-acre park is a scenic destination for outdoor adventure with a lake, a swimming beach, and a pool. Walk, bike and jog the hiking trail around the lake. Rent a canoe, kayak, or paddleboat down the Zumbro River.

Before You Go

  • Prices

    Free admission. There are rental fees for boating & party venues.

  • Hours

    Open daily from 5 am to 11 pm.

  • Events
    • Silver Lake Splash
    • 4th of July Celebration
    • BookBike & Art Cart
  • Activities
    • Swimming Beach & Pool
    • Boat Rentals
    • Tennis Courts
    • Picnic Tables
    • Walking Trails
    • Volleyball Courts
    • Skating Rink
    • Events
    • Playground


  • What is there to do at Silver Lake Park?
    With the great outdoors as your playground, Silver Lake Park offer fun things to do. Bike, rollerblade, jog, or walk the scenic trails. Paddleboat, canoe, and kayak down the Zumbro River.
    Observe the Giant Canada geese. Play tennis, hot the skate park, enjoy a picnic or take the kids to the Children's Adventure Playground.
  • When does Silver Lake Park pool and beach open for the summer?
    Silver Lake Park’s pool opens mid-June and remains open until mid-August. The pool closes if the air temperature is below 70 degrees. Pool hours are 12 pm to 5 pm, except on Tuesdays & Thursdays, which stay open until 8 pm. The beach area is open from Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day. There is no lifeguard on duty.

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