Seasonal Update

Water: Water is on for the season in all areas of the park.

Drinking Water: Drinking water is available at water spigots throughout the park and RV's can fill their tanks at the dump station located adjacent to the Sunrise campground.

Bathroom Facilities: Bathroom facilities are open for the season in both campgrounds and throughout the park for the season. During the winter months there are vault toilets located in the campgrounds and picnic areas.

Showers: The bathroom and shower buildings are open for season.

Dump Station: The dump station is open for the season. There is drinking water available there for RV's to fill their tanks.


Campgrounds: The campgrounds are open for the season. The park has 4 Camper Cabins that are available year-round. The park has six non-electric sites. Rustic camping is available in the Prairie Campground and 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: 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: Summer hours: Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, 8:00 a.m - 9:00 p.m, Friday,8:00 am - 10:00 pm and Monday-Wednesday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm.


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 $35/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.