Seasonal Update

Water: Water has been shut off for the season in the campgrounds and picnic areas. Water will be turned on for the season in all areas of the park on April 25, 2014, weather permitting.

Drinking Water: Drinking water is available during the winter months at the park's maintenance shop.

Bathroom Facilities: Bathrooms throughout the park are closed for the season. Bathroom facilities will open for the season on April 25, 2014, weather permitting. During the winter months, there are vault toilets available in the campground and picnic area.

Showers: Shower buildings are closed for the season. Water should be turned on for the season on April 25, 2014, weather permitting.

Dump Station: The dump station water has been closed down for the season. It will be turned on for the upcoming season on April 25, 2014, weather permitting.

 

Campgrounds: The campgrounds are closed for the season and will open as soon as the snow is gone. 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: Winter hours: Daily, 8:30 a.m to 4:30 p.m.

 

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: Row Boats, Canoes, Kayaks, Stand Up Paddleboards, and a Paddleboat are available for rental. During the winter months, snowshoes are available for rent at the park office. 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.