Water: Water will be turned on for the 2016 season on April 22, 2016.
Drinking Water: The drinking water spigots throughout the park will be turned on for the 2016 season on April 22, 2016, weather permitting.
Bathroom Facilities: The bathroom facilities will open for the 2016 season on April 22, 2016, weather permitting. During the winter months there are vault toilets located in the campgrounds and picnic areas.
Showers: The bathroom and shower buildings will open for the 2016 season on April 22, 2016, weather permitting.
Dump Station: The dump station will open for the 2016 season on April 22, weather permitting, however RV's can still use the dump station in the off season until snow limits access but no water will be available.
Campgrounds: Our two main campgrounds are open for the season. The park has 4 Camper Cabins that are available year-round, Thursday - Sunday during winter, available daily Apr - Oct. The park has six non-electric sites. Rustic camping is available in the Prairie Campground and a rustic cart-in site at Park Lake. There are 7 cart-in campsites adjacent to Oak Woods Campground.
Electric Sites: There are 32 electric sites in Oak Woods Campground and 32 full hookup sites (sewer/water/electric) in Sunrise Campground. Each electric site has up to 50 amp service.
Special Notes for RV Campers: There are 32 full hookup sites in Sunrise Campground. All electric sites at Lake Shetek State Park have now been upgraded to 50 amp.
Reservations: Reservations are recommended for camping and lodging during the normal camping season, especially for weekends and holidays.
Contact Notes: Spring hours: Open Daily from 8am - 4:30pm. Please use self registration if the office is closed.
Trail Notes: Lake Shetek has 8 miles of summer hiking trails, six miles of surfaced bike trails and 7.5 miles of wheelchair accessible trails. In winter, the park has five miles of groomed snowmobile trails. Snowshoeing is permitted anywhere in the park. Trail shelter with a wood stove is available.
Season Rentals: Visit the park office to check availability for rowboats, canoes, single and tandem kayaks, stand-up paddleboards and a paddleboat. Snowshoes are available to rent during the winter months. Also available for free checkout are volleyballs, horseshoes, kid's discovery kits, birding kits, and GPS units for geocaching. The picnic shelter in the park is available for rent at $45/day. Contact the park for more information.
Naturalist Programs and Park Tours: There are occasional interpretive programs held in the park. Please check with the office or park bulletin boards for more details.