Most of the numerous campsites have picnic tables and fire rings, some with electrical and water hookups. Toilets are located throughout the park. A dump station is available.

A new shower and restroom facility was added in 1999 for greater camper convenience. No longer do you have to go home bathed only in lake water. The addition makes camping more comfortable.

Two shelter houses with picnic tables and fireplaces/grills may be reserved. The lake hall, an air-conditioned metal building with toilets and kitchen, is available to groups from April through October. Aswimming beach is located near the lake hall, as is a playground.

All hunting (except bow fishing) is prohibited. Hiking is allowed throughout the park. A wide variety of birds and waterfowl may be seen in and around the park & lake, including geese, herons and ducks, and many others.


Camping permits may be obtained from the Superintendent at the lake office.

Campers, vehicles and tents should not be left unattended at a permanent picnic table site.

The use of a portable generator shall not be used within 300 feet of another camper or camp site and shall be turned off during quiet hours of 11:00 p.m. to 6:30 a.m.

Overnight camping in the electricity area and around the lake shall be limited to fourteen (14) consecutive days.  Thereafter, the camping unit, or person must leave the lake premises for seven (7) days before returning to the lake.

The Superintendent shall have authority to require campers to remove their camp if in his opinion, said removal is in the best interest of the park.

No person shall park an automobile, trailer house or pitch a tent in any place not designated for such purpose.

No person or persons shall camp at the North or East Shelter House where posted "No camping within 100 feet", however, groups that have reserved and paid for a shelter house are allowed to camp there as long as they have camping permits.

No camping in beach area.

No person under the age of 17 years, unaccompanied by an adult or chaperone, shall be allowed to camp within the boundaries of the park.

Special arrangements will be made for Boy Scout and Girl Scout groups.


All camping and picnic facilities are open and free to the public except the East Shelter House and the North Shelter House, which may be reserved at the Lake Office.