Where to go: Lake Shetek is beautiful now--very serene and quiet. Rent a canoe or kayak to experience the view of the lake shore. Leaves are just starting to turn, but not the Oak trees yet. Grasses are at peak and flowers are past peak. All of the trails afford a beautiful hike. Bike trail is still a pretty ride.
What you'll see: Lots of deer, turkeys, and a variety of birds. Hummingbirds are still in the Park. Wood ducks are starting to gather at Park Lake. Fall fishing: walleyes are starting to come into the rocks. Sumac by the Monument is starting to turn a deep burgundy.
Also of interest: Lots of squirrels and chipmunks in the park gathering acorns.Last updated: September 16, 2014
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163 State Park Road
North of Currie on County Road 38.
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.