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Total number of campsites
Total cabins: 2
Cabins and huts

There are two day-use only cabins in Silver Star Park and both are based on winter recreation. The Black Prince cabin is located within the Sovereign Lake Nordic Center and has a wood stove and 4 picnic tables. The second is the Snowmobile Chalet located on Ganzeveld Trail, which is maintained as a warming hut by the Vernon Snowmobile Club and includes wood stoves, tables and untreated water.

The Sovereign Lake Nordic Center has a large day lodge with Nordic ski rentals, ski school and more. This lodge is open during winter months, only.

Accessibility information

Accessibility information is available for the Sovereign Lake area.

Pit or flush toilets
This park only has pit toilets and flush toilets are available at the Soverign Lake Nordic Centre Day Lodge during the winter, only.

For your own safety and the preservation of the park, obey posted signs and keep to designated trails. Shortcutting trails destroys plant life and soil structure.

Silver Star Provincial Park has over 50km of ski trails as well as 50km of snowmobile trails. In summer these trails are open to hiking opportunities but park trails will not lead to the top of the ski hill as it is outside the park boundary.

Pets on leash
Pets/domestic animals must be on a leash at all times and are not allowed in beach areas or park buildings. You are responsible for their behavior and must dispose of their excrement.

Cycling is permitted.

Mountain bike opportunities exist on both the nordic and snowmobile trails, as well as on a network of single track maintained by the North Okanagan Cycling Society (NOCS). Trails are often inaccessible until early summer due to snow, and may be quite wet for some time after snow-melt. Lift access mountain biking and additional cross country trails are located at Silver Star Mountain Resort.

For details on e-biking within Silver Star Provincial Park, see the e-biking section.


Please note that bicycles with electric assist motors (e-bikes) are permitted on signed or designated trails within Silver Star Provincial Park, provided they meet the definitions and criteria for e-bike use as outlined in the BC Parks cycling guidelines.

Horseback riding
Horses and/or horseback riding is permitted within the park. Please stay to designated ski and snowmobile trails.

Hunting is permitted in a portion of Silver Star Park and no vehicle access is permitted. Please refer to the BC Hunting & Trapping Regulations Synopsis for a map of the no hunting areas.

Winter recreation

There are downhill skiing opportunities adjacent to the park. Silver Star Mountain Resort is located near Silver Star Provincial Park and features a full Downhill Ski Resort services and facilities.

World class Nordic ski facilities can be found at the Sovereign Lake Nordic Center. The center has a day lodge, ski school, rentals, 50km of groomed trails and more. For more information, please visit the Sovereign Lake Nordic Centre website.

Developed snowshoe trails exist within the Sovereign Lake Nordic Center. The remainder of Silver Star Park is also open to public that want to snowshoe on their own accord. For your safety please do not travel on ski or snowmobile trails.

The Park has approximately 50km of maintained snowmobile trails. Snowmobiles must remain on designated snowmobile trails, off-trail use is not permitted. The trails are maintained by the Vernon Snowmobile Association and users are required to purchase day-use passes or have a valid club membership to use the trail system. Day-use passes can be purchased at the snowmobile parking lot.