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Silver Lake is an upscale neighborhood in northwest Oklahoma City. The homes are large and Lake Hefner is a part of the view of many of them. Lake Hefner is a lake with a 17 mile shoreline. One of the fascinating features of the lake is that it is a resting place for many species of water birds during their annual migration. The lake is also a great place for sailing and picnicking. Sailboat races are held on the lake from April to October.
Stinchcomb Wildlife Refuge is also located in the vicinity of Silver Lake. The refuge is a habitat for wildlife, song birds and water fowl with its swamps and marshes, its extensive bottomland and its hardwood forest of hack berry, sycamore, redbud, cottonwood and oak trees.
Located within zip code 73162, Silver Lake is contained by W Britton Road / NW 93rd Street on the south, W Hefner Road on the north, N MacArthur Boulevard on the east and N Rockwell Avenue on the west. Many of the back yards of the homes in Silver Lake face water. Wiley Post Airport is south of Silver Lake and is one of three airports operated by the Oklahoma City Department of airports. It is an airport for business, corporate and general aviation air travelers. Will Rogers World Airport is farther south of Silver Lake.
Southeast of Silver Lake is State Fair Park, which is one of the largest state fair parks in the nation. Auto racing, horse shows, rodeos, concerts, conventions and much more can be experienced at State Fair Park. Downtown Oklahoma has many museums, exhibit halls and other expressions of the rich history of Oklahoma.