State Parks Tagged With: Recreation Area

Aiea Bay State Recreation Area
Aiea, HI
Aiea Bay State Recreation Area provides views of Pearl Harbor and the Arizona Memorial. Enjoy the park by bringing your lunch and using the picnic areas. The Pearl Harbor Bike Path runs through the pa
Alexandria State Recreation Area
Fairbury, NE
Alexandria is a peaceful, scenic recreation area encompassing 55 acres of land with two lakes totalling 46 acres of water. The area is fairly level with mature trees for shade and offers fishing, picn
Anchor River State Recreation Area
Anchor Point, AK
The first written descriptions of the land and people of the Kenai Peninsula are found in the 1778 journals from the British sponsored expedition of Captain James Cook. According to legend, Anchor Poi
Angostura Recreation Area
Hot Springs, SD
Angostura Reservoir is a water-lover's haven with breathtaking, scenic views. Offering crystal clear waters, 36 miles of shoreline, and some of the finest sandy beaches in the state, the area boasts m
Anthony Wayne Recreation Area - Harriman State Park
Woodbury, NY
The Anthony Wayne Recreation Area of Harriman State Park lies in a wooded valley. Facilities include picnic areas with fireplaces, playing fields and cross-country ski and hiking trails. Amplified mu
Badger Creek State Recreation Area
Van Meter, IA
The lake at Badger Creek is by far the most popular natural resource, and thus fishing is the most popular form of recreation. The lake comprises 276 acres. Largemouth bass, crappie, bluegill, and cat
Bald Mountain Recreation Area
Orion Charter Township, MI
Bald Mountain Recreation Area is home to some of the steepest hills and most rugged terrain in southeastern Michigan. Camping is limited to rustic cabins, but the extensive trails, inland lakes, trout
Bass River Recreation Area
Lamont, MI
Bass River Recreation Area, a 1,665-acre site, consists of open meadows, open brush land, mature hardwoods, small ponds and 300-acre Max Lake. It has approximately three miles of frontage on the Grand
Bay City State Recreation Area
Bay City, MI
Bay City State Park has one of the largest remaining freshwater, coastal wetlands on the Great Lakes, the Tobico Marsh. More than a thousand feet of sandy beach and over 2,000 acres of wetland woods,
Benson State Recreation Area
Cascade Locks, OR
Benson State Recreation Area stretches along the southern shore of the Columbia River, a mile west of Multnomah Falls. The park features a disc golf course, a reservable group picnic shelter and a pea
Big Bog State Recreation Area
Waskish, MN
Big Bog State Recreation Area has been called Minnesota's last true wilderness. This two-part recreation area includes a northern unit and a southern unit. The 500-square-mile peat bog, the largest in
Big Sioux Recreation Area
Brandon, SD
Big Sioux Recreation Area lies on the banks of South Dakota's Big Sioux River. Close to the cities of Brandon and Sioux Falls, Big Sioux is popular among campers, canoers, bicyclists, hikers, disc gol
Black Tiger Bay State Recreation Area
Devils Lake, ND
Black Tiger Bay is used exclusively for boat launching and provides access to the eastern reaches of Devils Lake, North Dakota's largest natural body of water. Amenities are limited to a boat ramp, bo
Blue River State Recreation Area
Milford, NE
Blue River State Recreation area is a day-use only area that provides walk-in pedestrian river access for anglers. Common carp, channel catfish and flathead catfish are among the species present in th
Bluestem State Recreation Area
Sprague, NE
This 742-acre area has great spots for picnicking and camping, as well as a lake, making it a perfect place for a close-to-home getaway. Anglers especially enjoy Bluestem, which has a 325-acre lake. P
Bonnie Lure State Recreation Area
Eagle Creek, OR
If you want to get off the beaten path, Bonnie Lure State Park along Eagle Creek provides a refreshing getaway. You may catch a rare glimpse of a pileated woodpecker or hook an elusive steelhead trout
Box Butte Reservoir State Recreation Area
Crawford, NE
Box Butte Reservoir SRA encompasses 2,212 acres on the west edge of the Sandhills, 9 miles north of Hemingford. It includes a 1,600-acre lake. The area is a good spot for fishing, camping and picnicki
Branched Oak State Recreation Area
Raymond, NE
Branched Oak State Recreation Area features the largest lake in eastern Nebraska and has long been a popular spot for fishing, boating and camping. Approximately 1,800 acres of water, along with well-
Bridgeport State Recreation Area
Bridgeport, NE
Those looking for shady campsites and sandy beaches will enjoy a visit to Bridgeport State Recreation Area, a relatively small but popular spot for power-boating and non-motorized water sports, campin
Brighton Recreation Area
Howell, MI
Brighton Recreation Area provides 4,947 acres of recreation for park visitors to use. The area has a combination of high, irregular ranges of hills, interspersed with a number of attractive lakes. Bri
Brushy Creek State Recreation Area
Lehigh, IA
Brushy Creek State Recreation Area is a state park in Webster County, Iowa in the United States. With an area encompassing over 6,000 acres, the facility is one of Iowa's largest public outdoor recrea
Buffalo Bill Ranch State Recreation Area
North Platte, NE
Buffalo Bill Ranch State Recreation Area offers camping and hiking right next door to the Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park, which makes it easy to tour the ranch house and barn that Col. Willi
Bull's Island Recreation Area
Stockton, NJ
Bull’s Island is part of the Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park. It is bounded by the Delaware River to the east and the canal to the west. The main intake for the canal is located at the northern
Burke Lake Recreation Area
Burke, SD
Like an oasis on the prairie, Burke Lake Recreation Area sits next to a 25-acre lake which is surrounded by trees. Whether boating, kayaking or canoeing, visitors enjoy this lake that averages only ei
Buryanek Recreation Area
Burke, SD
Buryanek Recreation Area is popular with boaters and anglers, as well those looking for scenic beauty along the Missouri River. History buffs will enjoy knowing that the Lewis and Clark expedition tra
Butte Saint Paul State Recreation Area
Dunseith, ND
Butte Saint Paul State Recreation Area is a public recreation area located seven miles (11 km) northwest of Dunseith in Bottineau County, North Dakota. The state park unit encompasses 580-foot (180 m)
Cagles Mill Lake (Lieber SRA)
Cloverdale, IN
In 1952, Cagles Mill Lake was built as Indiana’s first flood control reservoir, protecting the Eel and White river watersheds. Mill Creek feeds the 1,400-acre lake and is home to beautiful Cataract Fa
Caines Head State Recreation Area
Seward, AK
Caines Head State Recreation Area is the scenic site of an abandoned World War II fort, can be reached by boat or foot from Seward. The massive headland rises 650 feet above Resurrection Bay, against
Calamus State Recreation Area
Burwell, NE
Located in Nebraska’s beautiful sandhills, Calamus State Recreation Area is among the most popular places for camping, fishing, boating, picnicking and hiking in the state. Features of the area includ
Capital Springs State Recreation Area
Madison, WI
Just minutes from downtown Madison, Capital Springs State Recreation Area and Dane County's Lake Farm Park, offer many recreation opportunities, including camping, hiking and skiing trails, picnicking
Captain Cook State Recreation Area
Nikiski, AK
Captain Cook State Recreation Area is virtually undiscovered by most visitors to the Kenai Peninsula. It offers a peaceful setting of forests, lakes, streams and saltwater beaches. The recreation area
Cecil M. Harden Lake (Raccoon SRA)
Rockville, IN
Includes the Raccoon State Recreation Area and Historic Mansfield Roller Mill. Native forest and large rock outcrops line the upper part of Big Raccoon Creek. Cecil M. Harden Lake resulted from the d
Chena River State Recreational Area
Fairbanks, AK
Chena River State Recreation Area is a park for all seasons, with 397 square miles of forests, rivers, and alpine tundra. Whether you prefer a day hike or rock climb at Granite Tors, to harness up the
Cheyenne State Recreation Area
Wood River, NE
Cheyenne is a small state recreation area with a 15-acre pond near the community of Wood River. The area offers fishing, camping and picnicking. There are no designated campsites, though tent campers
Chief White Crane Recreation Area
Yankton, SD
With its 146 campsites and ten camping cabins, Chief White Crane is a great place for groups to gather to spend the weekend. Combined with its own facilities and the features of the other two state pa
Clam Gulch State Recreation Area
Clam Gulch, AK
Clam Gulch, as the name implies, is famous for the hundreds of thousands of razor clams that used to be harvested annually from the sandy beaches adjacent to the State Recreation Area. The Department
Clinton Lake State Recreation Area
De Witt, IL
If you're looking for the ideal place to drop your line, enjoy a day on the boat, or a weekend camping, visit Clinton Lake State Recreation Area in east central Illinois. Recreational opportunities a
Conestoga State Recreation Area
Denton, NE
Conestoga is a 230-acre reservoir surrounded by 486 acres of land. The area offers boating, picnicking, hiking and biking trails, camping and fishing. Located just two miles north of Denton in rural L
Cottonwood Lake State Recreation Area
Merriman, NE
Peaceful and secluded, Cottonwood Lake State Recreation Area includes a 60-acre Sandhills lake surrounded by 180 acres of rolling hills. The area is partially forested and offers power boating, fishin
Cow Creek Recreation Area
Pierre, SD
Water-lovers enjoy fishing, boating, or just watching the waves at Cow Creek. Both primitive shoreline camping and campground camping are available. The shoreline sites offer outstanding views of Oahe
Crow Flies High State Recreation Area
New Town, ND
This scenic overlook just west of New Town provides views of Four Bears Bridge and Lake Sakakawea. During periods of low water, glimpses can be seen of the town of Sanish, now covered by Lake Sakakawe
Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area
Ironton, MN
Abandoned by mining companies more than 30 years ago, this area of former mining pits and rock deposit stockpiles now boasts regenerated vegetation and clear lakes that draw a wide range of recreation
Dabney State Recreation Area
Corbett, OR
This shaded park is located on the Sandy River southeast of the Stark Street Bridge on the Historic Columbia River Highway (Hwy 30). A popular destination for fishing, boating and swimming, the park f
Danish Alps State Recreation Area
Hubbard, NE
Danish Alps State Recreation Area comprises a 219-acre lake surrounded by 520 acres of parkland. The area is named for the early Danish settlers in the area. Kramper Reservoir, named for Vince Kramper
Dead Timber State Recreation Area
Scribner, NE
Located north of Scribner on Highway 275, Dead Timber is a 200-acre area with opportunities for camping, fishing and non-powered boating. The area offers offers peaceful seclusion for an afternoon or
Deep Creek State Recreation Area
Swanton, AK
Deep Creek State Recreation Area in Cook Inlet is legendary for its halibut and king salmon runs, making the campsites in the park very much in demand. Bald eagles are visible year-round. In the month
Deschutes River State Recreation Area
Wasco, OR
The Deschutes River State Recreation Area is a tree-shaded, overnight oasis for campers. The Deschutes River converges with the Columbia here at this hub for hiking, mountain biking, camping, rafting
Detroit Lake State Recreation Area
Detroit, OR
Detroit Lake's campground offers nearly 300 sites on the shore of a forest-ringed canyon reservoir in the Cascade Mountains. The nine-mile-long lake is a popular destination for fishing, boating, and
Devil's Lake State Recreation Area
Lincoln City, OR
Devil’s Lake State Recreation Area consists of two parks on opposite sides of Devils Lake. On the west shore is the campground, located just minutes from downtown Lincoln City and a short walk to the
Doyle Memorial State Recreation Area
Wishek, ND
Located on Green Lake, Doyle Memorial is leased by the city of Wishek. The area is popular for camping, fishing and boating. This small prairie recreation area, established in 1925, occupies a penins
Eagle Beach State Recreation Area
Juneau, AK
Eagle Beach is north of Juneau along the Glacier Highway with views of Lynn Canal, the Chilkat Mountains, and the Juneau Mountains. Eagle River flows through the area. This park unit has 16 primitive
Eldon Hazlet State Recreation Area
Carlyle, IL
It seems appropriate for one of the largest campgrounds in the Illinois state park system to be located on the largest manmade lake in Illinois. Eldon Hazlet State Recreation Area is a 3,000-acre site
Emerson Bay State Recreation Area
Milford, IA
The "lakes area" of northwest Iowa offers a tremendous array of outdoor recreation opportunities, year-round. The unique setting of beautiful and clear Lakes East and West Okoboji, Big Spirit Lake and
Enders Reservoir State Recreation Area
Enders, NE
Enders Reservoir State Recreation Area, one of four areas known collectively as the Southwest Reservoirs, is a combination of recreational and wildlife lands, with the additional dedication of a porti
Eureka West Recreation Area
Fort McCoy, FL
Located approximately 4 miles east of Fort McCoy on the north side of County Route 316, the Eureka West Recreation Area has parking, a single-lane boat ramp, picnic pavilion and an accessible fishing
Fairport State Recreation Area
Muscatine, IA
For a different type of camping experience, why not try the Fairport Recreation Area Campground located 6 miles away from Wildcat Den State Park on Highway 22. Fairport is located right on the Mississ
Fall Creek State Recreation Area
Fall Creek, OR
Fall Creek Reservoir is a prime recreation area surrounded by day-use parks and a primitive campground. Together these six parks comprise Fall Creek State Recreation Area. On the south side of the tr
Falls Lake State Recreation Area
Wake Forest, NC
Falls Lake State Recreation Area is a collective of seven access areas scattered around the shoreline of this undeveloped, 12,000-acre reservoir. More than 300 campsites at four of the access areas of
Farewell Bend State Recreation Area
Huntington, OR
Historic Farewell Bend State Recreation Area is located on the Oregon/Idaho border northwest of Ontario. The park features a beautiful desert experience on the banks of the Snake River's Brownlee Rese
Farm Island Recreation Area
Pierre, SD
Located east of Pierre, Farm Island attracts all types of visitors - campers, swimmers, hikers, anglers, bird watchers and bicyclists. With easy access to Lake Sharpe and popular beaches and trails, t
Flight Park State Recreation Area
Draper, UT
Utah State Parks and Recreation and the Utah Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association (UHGPGA) are partnering to preserve this unique recreation area that is an excellent site for teaching and gatheri
Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area
Depoe Bay, OR
Where the creek and ocean meet, you'll find a grassy day-use area and access to a cliff-rimmed beach. Discover this park's perfect wind-sheltered picnic areas. In case of rain, head for the covered pi
Fool Hollow Lake Recreation Area
Show Low, AZ
In 1885, Thomas Jefferson Adair moved into the area with the intention of farming. The locals joked that only a fool would try and farm the place. The name stuck! The tiny town of Adair has long since
Fort Custer Recreation Area
Augusta, MI
Fort Custer State Recreation Area is a 3,033-acre park located between Battle Creek and Kalamazoo. The park features three lakes, the Kalamazoo River, a campground, a swimming beach, boat rentals, mor
Fort Fisher State Recreation Area
Kure Beach, NC
Alternate between nearly six miles of pristine beach and trails through salt marsh brimming with wildlife at Fort Fisher State Recreation Area, a park touching both the Atlantic Ocean and the Cape Fea
Fort Kearny State Recreation Area
Kearney, NE
Fort Kearny State Recreation Area offers 186 acres dotted with sandpit lakes. In the spring, the world’s largest concentration of sandhill cranes and waterfowl gathers in the central Platte River vall
Frank Holten State Recreation Area
Centreville, IL
Within view of the St. Louis Gateway Arch, Frank Holten State Recreation Area is an ideal destination for outdoor recreation in an urban setting in East St. Louis. The 1,080-acre St. Clair County par
Fremont Lakes State Recreation Area
Fremont, NE
One of eastern Nebraska’s most popular recreation areas, Fremont Lakes State Recreation Area has about 40 land acres and nearly 300 water acres in 20 sandpit lakes. Located three miles west of Fremont
Gallagher Canyon State Recreation Area
Eustis, NE
Gallagher Canyon is a 400-acre irrigation impoundment with 24 acres of recreation land adjacent in a secluded and beautiful setting. Although a challenge to get to, Gallagher Canyon offers outstanding
Garden Island State Recreation Area
Williams, MN
Remote and virtually undeveloped, Garden Island State Recreation Area is the northernmost unit of the Minnesota State Park system. Part of its attraction is the challenge of getting there—as you leave
Ginkgo Petrified Forest / Wanapum Recreation Area
Vantage, WA
Did you know that petrified wood is Washington’s official state gem? Considered one of the most diverse fossil forests in North America, Ginkgo Petrified Forest State Park is famous for its rare speci
Goose Lake State Recreation Area
New Pine Creek, OR
Goose Lake State Recreation Area is a cool, shady destination teeming with wildlife on the Oregon-California border. Its grassy expanses make it an inviting place to camp. The campground sits on the
Government Island State Recreation Area
Portland, OR
Government Island State Recreation Area encompasses three islands in the Columbia River north of Portland, and accessible only by boat. The largest and most developed is 1,760-acre Government Island.
Greenleaf Lake State Recreation Area
Darwin, MN
The 385-acre Greenleaf Lake State Recreation Area (SRA) is open to the public for day use only. There are no facilities. Visitors can see portions of Greenleaf and Sioux lakes along with several wetla
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
Waimea, HI
Located on Hawaii’s Big Island, the Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area is a popular destination spot, counted as among the best beaches in the world. Hapuna Beach was named the Best Beach in America b
Harding Lake State Recreational Area
Salcha, AK
Harding Lake State Recreation Area, 45 miles south of Fairbanks on the Richardson Highway, is one of the longest standing park facilities in the Alaska State Park system, having been established in 19
Harriet Hollister Spencer State Recreation Area
Springwater, NY
Harriet Hollister Spencer State Park is operated by Stony Brook State Park: Stony Brook State Park (mailing address) 10820 Route 36 South Dansville, NY 14437 (585) 335 - 8111 *Please direct any inqui
Hart Outdoor Recreation Area
Hartwell, GA
Swimming, boating, water skiing and fishing on Lake Hartwell are prime reasons to visit Hartwell Lakeside Park in northeast Georgia. Large mouth bass, hybrid bass, striper, black crappie, bream, rainb
Hawk Springs State Recreation Area
La Grange, WY
Hawk Springs State Recreation Area is a small recreation site administered by the Wyoming State Parks, Historic Sites & Trails Division. The site consists of 24 primitive campsites, which are walk-up
Highland Recreation Area
Milford, MI
Highland Recreation Area offers 5,900 acres of forest, marshes and lakes in the rolling hills of Southern Michigan. With trails to accommodate equestrian riders, mountain bikers, hikers and skiers, th
Historic Santos Recreation Area
Ocala, FL
Located on the site of a historic African-American community, the recreation area continues to serve descendants of the original settlers. Many of the settlers were displaced in the mid-1930s to make
Holly Recreation Area
Holly, MI
Holly Recreation Area, located within the northern portion of Oakland County between Pontiac and Flint, is less than an hour drive from the Detroit metropolitan area. The park's more than 8,000 acres
Indian Creek Recreation Area
Glenham, SD
The rolling hills and beautiful river views make Indian Creek an excellent place to camp, picnic and explore. Park visitors will find new adventure in this rugged land explored by Lewis and Clark in 1
Indian Hills State Recreation Area
Garrison, ND
Lake Sakakawea’s shoreline meanders more than 1,300 miles and covers two time zones. More than 175 miles long, Lake Sakakawea winds along a distance equaling nearly one-half of the width of the Peace
Inglis Bypass Recreation Area
Inglis, FL
Bank fishing for both fresh and saltwater species is popular at this location. The Bypass Spillway feeds freshwater from Lake Rousseau into the lower Withlacoochee River, which flows downstream throu
Inglis Dam & Island Recreation Area
Crystal River, FL
Lake Rousseau was originally flooded in the early 1900s with a hydro-electric dam. The dam was constructed to provide electricity to power the phosphate mining boom that occurred in the Dunnellon are
Inglis Lock Recreation Area
Inglis, FL
Located near the western end of the Cross Florida Greenway, the Inglis Lock has been non-operational since 1999. The Cross Florida Greenway’s West Zone field office is located here with staff who prim
Ionia State Recreation Area
Ionia, MI
Rolling hills, babbling brooks, open meadows, forested ridges, a lake nestled in the hills and a river winding its way through woods and fields -- that's Ionia Recreation Area. The 4,500 acres of flat
Island Lake Recreation Area
Brighton, MI
Island Lake Recreation Area is a 4,000-acre park in Livingston County that offers an "up north" experience without leaving southeast Michigan. The terrain is a mixture of open brush and mature hardwoo
Johnson Lake State Recreation Area
Elwood, AK
The town of Kasilof is located fifteen miles south of Soldotna along the Sterling Highway on the Kenai Peninsula. It is a popular summer recreational destination. Camping, wildlife viewing, scenic vie
Johnson Lake State Recreation Area
Elwood, NE
Excellent camping, fishing and water sports are hallmarks of this popular area, just 10 miles south of Lexington. This recreation area packs a lot of outdoor fun in 68 acres and provides three access
Johnson-Sauk Trail State Recreation Area
Kewanee, IL
From cross-country skiing in the winter to a lazy picnic in the summer, from a fishing trip in the spring to exploring fields of wildflowers amidst the fall colors of the giant oaks, Johnson-Sauk Trai
Jordan Lake State Recreation Area
Apex, NC
Jordan Lake State Recreation Area is a collective of nine access areas scattered around the shoreline of this undeveloped, 14,000-acre reservoir. More than 1,000 campsites among five of the access are
Jordan River OHV State Recreation Area
Salt Lake City, UT
Jordan River Off-Highway Vehicle State Recreation Area is a Utah State Park located in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. The park is dedicated to recreation with off highway vehicles. It consists of four sep
Joseph H. Stewart State Recreation Area
Trail, OR
Joseph H. Stewart State Recreation Area overlooks the Rogue River’s scenic Lost Creek Reservoir, a popular destination for hikers, bikers, anglers and boaters. The park is about 40 miles from Crater
Kalopa State Recreation Area
Honokaa, HI
The Kalopa State Recreation Area, located approximately 40 miles northwest of Hilo, is a state park featuring an arboretum of native trees. The park is 2,000 feet high and a number of rare plants can
Keaiwa Heiau State Recreation Area
Aiea, HI
The main attraction of Keaiwa Heiau State Recreation Area is Keaiwa Heiau, a temple that native Hawaiians would visit to be healed. Through prayers and herbs, the kahuna would help sick and injured pe
Keller Park State Recreation Area
Ainsworth, NE
Keller Park State Recreation Area, northeast of Ainsworth on Bone Creek, is one of the few spots where anglers can pursue both rainbow trout and warm water species. Nestled amid rugged tree-covered bl
Kenwood Recreation Area
Interlachen, FL
Fishing tournaments are held almost every weekend at this location. Tournaments range from small boat events (10 to 30 boats) and up to 150+ boats, therefore making Kenwood the most popular fishing e
Kerr Lake State Recreation Area
Henderson, NC
Kerr Lake State Recreation Area is a collective of seven access areas scattered around the shoreline of this 50,000-acre reservoir that reaches into Virginia. Hundreds of campsites among five of the a
Kickapoo State Recreation Area
Oakwood, IL
Where in Illinois can you go running or hiking, canoeing, fishing for trout, camping, hunting or scuba diving -- all against a backdrop of breathtaking natural beauty? Kickapoo State Recreation Area n
La Salle Lake State Recreation Area
Solway, MN
La Salle Lake State Recreation Area is Minnesota's newest state recreation area. It offers a great wilderness experience and peaceful getaway amid red and jack pine forests and woodlands. Take advant
Lake Alvin Recreation Area
Harrisburg, SD
Although small in size, Lake Alvin has become a very popular area. This 59 acre park is best known for its beach facilities and excellent fishing. Its proximity to Sioux Falls and Newton Hills State P
Lake Cochrane Recreation Area
Gary, SD
Nestled between Lake Cochrane and Lake Oliver is an 88-acre playground for campers, anglers, boaters and those who simply enjoy the outdoors. Both the quality of the park and the clear, spring-fed lak
Lake Hiddenwood Recreation Area
Java, SD
NOTICE:: Park currently closed Heavy rains washed out the bridge and dam on the road to the park, which is the only way to access the area. The park is closed indefinitely as officials assess the situ
Lake Hudson Recreation Area
Clayton, MI
Lake Hudson Recreation Area is located in southern Michigan near the Ohio border. The park is home to a Designated Dark Sky Preserve and offers a rustic campground, a no-wake lake, a large swimming ar
Lake Le-Aqua-Na State Recreation Area
Lena, IL
Lake Le-Aqua-Na Improvement Projects: Lake Le-Aqua-Na State Recreation Area is closed for site improvement projects effective January 1, 2020. The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) and
Lake Louise Recreation Area
Miller, SD
Lake Louise was made in 1932, when the south fork of Wolf Creek was dammed. Water depth in this 164-acre impoundment averages nine feet, with a maximum depth of 25 feet. Anglers and hunters come to th
Lake Louise State Recreation Area
Le Roy, AK
Lake Louise State Recreational Area is located near Glennallen in the Copper Valley. Lake Louise is a favorite playground for Alaskans year-round. Area activities include camping, fishing, boating, bi
Lake Maloney State Recreation Area
North Platte, NE
Lake Maloney is just six miles south of North Platte is a great getaway spot for outdoor-lovers. Lake Maloney is popular for boating, fishing, water sports, camping and family fun. The 1,000 acre lake
Lake McConaughy State Recreation Area
Ogallala, NE
Nearly everything about Lake McConaughy is big. At 30,000 surface acres it is Nebraska’s largest reservoir, its dam is among the largest of its type in the world and its fish grow to trophy proportion
Lake Minatare State Recreation Area
Minatare, NE
At 2,158 acres, Lake Minatare SRA is the Panhandle’s largest body of water, attracting thousands of anglers, campers, water skiers and swimmers each year. Lake Minatare boasts excellent outdoor recrea
Lake Ogallala State Recreation Area
Ogallala, NE
Located on the east side of Kingsley Dam and massive Lake McConaughy, Lake Ogallala is known as “the little lake.” Chilled by the massive surface of Lake McConaughy, Lake Ogallala is a well-known fish
Lake Poinsett Recreation Area
Arlington, SD
One of the largest lakes in the state, Lake Poinsett was named after Joel Poinsett who served as U.S. Secretary of War. He was instrumental in promoting the expedition of Joseph Nicollet and John Frem
Lake Thompson Recreation Area
Lake Preston, SD
Originally called Dry Woods Lake by American Indians, the lake was renamed for Jacob Thompson, Secretary of the Interior under President James Buchanan. In the 1930s, the lake was completely dry and u
Lake Vermillion Recreation Area
Canistota, SD
Known for its clear waters and abundant fish, Lake Vermillion Recreation Area is a popular area among fishermen, boaters and swimmers. During the fall, sportsmen can find waterfowl and upland game wit
Lake Wanahoo State Recreation Area
Wahoo, NE
Lake Wanahoo is a flood control reservoir two miles north of Wahoo. It offers excellent fishing, no-wake boating and camping.
Lewis & Clark Recreation Area
Yankton, SD
Lewis and Clark Lake, near Yankton, is one of the state park system's most popular resort parks. Three separate campgrounds comprise this modern recreation area, attracting visitors from throughout th
Lewis and Clark State Recreation Area
Yankton, NE
Nebraska’s second largest reservoir, Lewis and Clark straddles the state’s northeast border with South Dakota. The lake draws its name from the Lewis and Clark expedition, which camped nearby during t
Lime Island State Recreation Area
Raber Township, MI
The park encompasses the 932-acre island – in the St. Marys River about two miles from the eastern tip of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula – plus just about six and one-half acres on the mainland in the com
Little Metigoshe State Recreation Area
Bottineau, ND
Located only a half mile from Lake Metigoshe State Park, Little Metigoshe State Recreation Area is a free use area. Visitors can enjoy the sand volleyball court, picnic and grilling area, and fishing
Little Moreau Recreation Area
Shadehill, SD
Originally Big Owl and Little Owl rivers, the sheltered watersheds of the Moreau and Little Moreau Rivers provided traditional winter campgrounds for the Cheyenne, and later the Minneconjou and Two Ke
Llewellyn Johns Recreation Area
Lemmon, SD
A small, get-away park, Llewellyn Johns' ten campsites offer a quiet camping experience. Nearby Shadehill Recreation Area offers recreational opportunities as well as points of historical interest to
Long Lake State Recreation Area
Ainsworth, NE
Long Lake State Recreation Area is made up of 30 acres of rolling sandhills and a 50-acre natural sandhill lake. The area offers fishing, camping, and limited hunting access.
Long Pine State Recreation Area
Long Pine, NE
Long Pine is a 153-acre tract of Pine Ridge land straddling Long Pine Creek. The area offers Basic camping, fishing, hiking and an archery range.
Louisville State Recreation Area
Louisville, NE
Encompassing 192 acres, Louisville State Recreation Area boasts five sandpit lakes with approximately 50 surface acres of water. Surrounded by towering cottonwood trees, this inviting area offers picn
Lower Chatanika River State Recreational Area
Fairbanks, AK
The Lower Chatanika State Recreation Area encompasses approximately 400 acres at mile 10.5 of the Elliot Highway. Developed sites within the recreation area include Olnes Pond and Whitefish campground
Lower Gar State Recreation Area
Arnolds Park, IA
Lower Gar State Recreation Area is a great place for a family picnic. There are several picnic tables located throughout this nicely shaded area with a great view of Lower Gar Lake. Trails Lower Gar
MacKenzie State Recreation Area
Pāhoa, HI
MacKenzie State Recreation Area offers a wild volcanic coastline in an ironwood grove. Spend the day at MacKenzie State Recreation Area fishing, picnicking, or hiking the Old Hawaiian coastal trail.
Malaekahana State Recreation Area
Laie, HI
Malaekahana State Recreation Area is a great place for families to enjoy the beach and water activities. Most of the time, the currents are calm (outside of winter) enough to swim and bodyboard in the
Marble Beach State Recreation Area
Spirit Lake, IA
The "lakes area" of northwest Iowa offers a tremendous array of outdoor recreation opportunities year-round. The unique setting of beautiful and clear lakes East and West Okoboji, Big Spirit Lake and
Martini Shell and Moynihan Recreation Area
Boston, MA
There's plenty of grass on which to sit and relax during concert or performance at the Martini Memorial Shell Head. Across the street at the Moynihan Recreation Area, you'll find athletic fields, a pl
Matanuska Lakes State Recreation Area
Palmer, AK
Matanuska Lakes State Recreation Area (formerly Kepler-Bradley) is a popular fishing, hiking and biking park. This popular state park comprises several trout and grayling filled stocked lakes by the A
Medicine Creek State Recreation Area
Cambridge, NE
Located in a peaceful and scenic spot, Medicine Creek is a great hidden outdoor getaway. Four two-bedroom fully furnished lakeside modern cabins are available for outdoor lovers. Camping, fishing, swi
Memphis State Recreation Area
Memphis, NE
Memphis State Recreation Area consists of 163 peaceful acres of land with a 48-acre lake. The area offers tent and RV camping, fishing, hiking and non-powered boating.
Menominee River State Recreation Area
Wausaukee, MI
The Menominee River State Recreation Area encompasses nearly 10,000 acres of public land along a 17-mile stretch of undeveloped river. The park is home to 17 miles of undeveloped river corridor with b
Merritt Reservoir State Recreation Area
Valentine, NE
Located in a picturesque valley of the Snake River 26 miles southwest of Valentine, Merritt Reservoir offers some of Nebraska’s best fishing, along with boating and camping. It is a deep lake with exc
Metamora-Hadley Recreation Area
Metamora, MI
Metamora-Hadley Recreation Area consists of 723 acres with 80-acre Lake Minnewanna in the center Campers, hikers, boaters, anglers, hunters, cross-country skiers and others enjoy a wide variety recrea
Mina Lake Recreation Area
Aberdeen, SD
Nestled along the wooded shores of Mina Lake, Mina Recreation Area is a water-lover's haven with plenty of room for boating, fishing and swimming. When you leave the water, a spacious campground, hiki
Minam State Recreation Area
Elgin, OR
Minam State Recreation Area makes the most of the picturesque Wallowa River, attracting anglers, boaters, rafters and those seeking solitude and simplicity. The river links two park areas: the Minam
Mines of Spain State Recreation Area and E. B. Lyons Interpretive Center
Dubuque, IA
The earliest known inhabitants of the Mines of Spain State Recreation Area during historical times were the Mesquakie Indians. Their village was located just south of where the Julien Dubuque Monument
Minnesota Valley State Recreation Area
Jordan, MN
Just minutes from the Twin Cities, this state recreation area preserves part of the Minnesota River Valley. The multi-use Minnesota Valley State Trail parallels the Minnesota River. The section of tra
Moraine View State Recreation Area
Le Roy, IL
The beach is now closed for the season. The main and primitive campgrounds are open (Gander Bay and Catfish Bay) except for Tall Timber and the Group Camp. The dump station and showers are closed. T
Morgan's Landing State Recreation Area
Sterling, AK
The Kenai River boasts major runs of four Pacific salmon species: king, red, silver and pink; in addition to trophy sized rainbow trout and Dolly Varden. Kenai River kings, or Chinook salmon, are amon
Mormon Island State Recreation Area
Doniphan, NE
Just off Interstate 80 by Grand Island, Mormon Island State Recreation Area is a convenient place for outdoor fun. Mormon Island has handicap-accessible fishing piers, modern camping, great fishing, g
Nancy Lake State Recreational Area
Willow, AK
Nancy Lake State Recreation Area is different from most Alaskan park areas. It is one of the few flat, lake-studded landscapes in Alaska preserved for recreation purposes. The recreation area's clear
Ninilchik State Recreation Area
Ninilchik, AK
Ninilchik, whose name means "peaceful settlement by a river", is located on the west side of the Kenai Peninsula, about 40 miles south of Soldotna. It was settled in the early 1800's by Russian coloni
North Loup State Recreation Area
Doniphan, NE
North Loup State Recreation Area is a 13-acre area adjacent to the Loup River. It has two ponds with a total of seven water acres. The area offers fishing, picnicking, and primitive campsites.
North Point Marina State Recreation Area
Winthrop Harbor, IL
Welcome to North Point Marina - the largest marina on the Great Lakes - a world-class facility offering public access to Lake Michigan from a quiet, serene and safe setting on the breathtakingly beaut
North Point Recreation Area
Lake Andes, SD
Located on the shores of the Missouri River just above Fort Randall Dam, North Point Recreation Area provides a spectacular river view. Lewis and Clark came up the river in late-August, early-Septembe
North Santiam State Recreation Area
Lyons, OR
North Santiam State Park plays host to some of the most beautiful riverfront in the area. It is one of the finest steelhead fishing spots on the North Santiam River. The park features primitive campgr
North Wheeler Recreation Area
Geddes, SD
This small, quiet park is a great get-away for those seeking to relax. And, if your idea of relaxation involves a fishing pole, North Wheeler aims to please. With lake access between Pease Creek and P
Oahe Downstream Recreation Area
Fort Pierre, SD
The park's three campgrounds give visitors a variety of recreational opportunities, from boating to hiking to disc golf. The Corps of Engineers began building the Oahe Dam in 1948 and in 1962 started
Ocean Shore State Recreation Area
Newport, OR
Oregon's shoreline is a geologic mix of sandy beaches, rocky shores and towering capes rising from the sea. All of it — stretching from the Columbia River south to the Oregon/California border and bet
Okobojo Point Recreation Area
Pierre, SD
Scenic rolling hills, wide expanses of prairie, and one of the most outstanding vistas along the Missouri River await those who love the outdoors. The miles of sandy beach invite park visitors to pla
Olive Creek State Recreation Area
Olive Branch,, NE
Olive Creek State Recreation Area has 612 acres of land and water available to outdoor recreation enthusiasts. Although small, the 175-acre lake supports a variety of fish species. Other activities in
Ortonville Recreation Area
Ortonville, MI
Ortonville Recreation Area is located in north Oakland and southern Lapeer counties. This approximately 5,400 acre recreation area contains high wooded hills and a wide range of recreational activitie
Pawnee State Recreation Area
Lincoln, NE
Pawnee State Recreation Area features 2,544 acres, 740 of which are water acres. Diverse recreation opportunities on this area draw anglers, boaters, hikers, hunters, shutterbugs and anyone else who e
Pease Creek Recreation Area
Geddes, SD
With almost 600 acres to explore and easy access to the Missouri River's Lake Francis Case for great fishing, Pease Creek is a popular day use and camping park. The wooded terrain provides shaded camp
Pelican Lake Recreation Area
Watertown, SD
Naturalists enjoy the migrating birds and vast numbers of prairie grasses and wildflowers at Pelican Lake Recreation Area. Winter enthusiasts appreciate the park's cross-country ski trails, snowshoein
Pelican Point State Recreation Area
Bottineau, NE
Pelican Point State Recreation Area is a small, scenic area made up of 36 acres adjacent to the Missouri River. It offers fishing, river access, picnicking and camping.
Pelican Point State Recreation Area
Bottineau, ND
Pelican Point is managed as a non-developed recreation area. Day use public access is allowed by foot however, no formal trail system, water or toilet facilities are available in Pelican Point.
Pembina Gorge State Recreation Area
Walhalla, ND
The Pembina Gorge State Recreation Area has become a top destination for adventure seekers throughout North Dakota and the surrounding states. The Pembina Gorge State Recreation Area encompasses over
Pickerel Lake Recreation Area
Grenville, SD
Noted for its cool, spring-fed waters, Pickerel Lake is one of the deepest natural lakes in the state. The 955-acre lake bears an American Indian name meaning "where you spear long fish." Excursion bo
Pierson Ranch Recreation Area
Yankton, SD
Pierson Ranch opened in 1959 and is the oldest campground in the area. It was the first campground to be constructed after Gavins Point Dam was completed. Located between Chief White Crane and Lewis a
Pinckney Recreation Area
Pinckney, MI
Pinckney Recreation Area is a paradise for backpackers, mountain bikers, anglers and other recreation enthusiasts. Pinckney is known for its extensive trail system and chain of excellent fishing lakes
Platte Creek Recreation Area
Platte, SD
Fishing and water recreation draws a quieter crowd to Platte Creek Recreation Area to enjoy Lake Francis Case on the Missouri River. Visitors to Platte Creek enjoy natural features similar to those at
Pleasant Creek State Recreation Area
Palo, IA
Pleasant Creek is a great place for a family picnic. Picnic areas are located on the northeast and southeast shores. Several open shelters and the day-use lodge may reserved online through the park re
Polipoli Spring State Recreation Area
Kula, HI
Once a dense forest of Koa, mamane, and ʻohiʻa lehua the Polipoli Spring State Recreation Area is composed of 10 acres of the Kula Forest Reserve. When the park was established many of the native tree
Pontiac Lake Recreation Area
Waterford Twp, MI
Pontiac Lake Recreation Area features a mixture of marshes, ponds, forests, old farm fields and lakes that support a variety of wildlife and excellent hunting opportunities. The 3,745-acre park provi
Proud Lake Recreation Area
Commerce Charter Twp, MI
Proud Lake Recreation Area is located on the scenic Huron River and offers diverse and plentiful recreational opportunities. More than 20 miles of trails cover several diverse habitats. It also offers
Providence Canyon Outdoor Recreation Area
Lumpkin, GA
Georgia’s “Little Grand Canyon” is a testament to the power of man’s influence on the land. Massive gullies as deep as 150 feet were caused simply by poor farming practices during the 1800s, yet today
Pyramid State Recreation Area
Pinckneyville, IL
Pyramid State Recreation Area consists of forested hills, lakes and ponds. Southern Illinois University owned and used 924 acres of the site for research, transferring the land to the state in 1968 fo
Quartz Lake State Recreation Area
Delta Junction, AK
For travelers and locals alike, Quartz Lake State Recreation Area is a great place to visit. Recreational opportunities abound. Whether you enjoy the feel of a 20 inch rainbow trout on the line, the b
Ramsey Lake State Recreation Area
Ramsey, IL
Rolling hills, timbered shoreline, and beautiful Ramsey Lake make the Ramsey Lake State Recreation Area a unique and popular recreation spot. Visitors will enjoy the picturesque woods, secluded picnic
Randall Creek Recreation Area
Pickstown, SD
Randall Creek Recreation Area is located on the banks of the Missouri River, downstream from Fort Randall Dam. Spend hours peacefully watching the water flow, observing the animals and birds that freq
Randolph County State Recreation Area
Chester, IL
Randolph County State Recreation Area is a mecca for outdoor recreational activities. Fishing, hiking, picnicking, boating, hunting and camping are just a few of the choices on the 1,101 acres at the
Red River State Recreation Area
East Grand Forks, MN
The creation of the Red River State Recreation Area was a grass roots effort that came about as a result of the flood of 1997 that devastated the communities of East Grand Forks, MN and Grand Forks, N
Red Willow State Recreation Area
McCook, NE
Some of the finest fishing and hunting in the state are found at Red Willow SRA, and the area has excellent facilities for camping and water-oriented recreation. Red Willow SRA offers 4,320 acres of l
Revheim Bay Recreation Area
Mobridge, SD
Revheim Bay Recreation Area is a day-use park with an archery range, four picnic shelters, a playground, an off-highway vehicle area, two sets of horseshoe pits, and a sand volleyball court. The picni
Richmond Lake Recreation Area
Aberdeen, SD
Three separate areas in this park cater to the needs of campers, swimmers, naturalists, boaters and anglers. Campers stay in the South Unit, while the 200-acre Forest Drive Unit is a great place for w
Rifle River Recreation Area
Lupton, MI
Rifle River Recreation Area, a wilderness located within the AuSable State Forest, provides a variety of recreational opportunities. Formerly a private hunting and fishing retreat owned by the late H.
Riverview Marina State Recreation Area
Nebraska City, NE
Riverview Marina State Recreation Area is a 47-acre site adjacent to the Missouri River that offers electrical and primitive campsites with a shower house. The area offers camping, fishing and picnick
Rock Creek Lake State Recreation Area
Parks, NE
Rock Creek Lake State Recreation Area is a 50-acre lake on Rock Creek with 54 acres of land. This area offers camping, hiking, boating, fishing and picnicking, as well as primitive camping.
Rock Creek Station State Recreation Area
Fairbury, NE
Rock Creek Station State Recreation Area is a 40-acre campground adjacent to Rock Creek Station State Historical Park. Campers can enjoy the beautiful campground and the adjacent historical park visit
Rockford State Recreation Area
Beatrice, NE
Rockford State Recreation Area consists of approximately 300 land acres around a 150-acre lake. The area offers boating, fishing, picnicking, swimming and camping.
Rockport Recreation Area
Alpena, MI
Located on the shores of Lake Huron, north of Alpena, the property includes a deep-water protected harbor, an old limestone quarry of approximately 300 acres, a unique series of sinkholes, a dedicated
Rocky Point Recreation Area
Belle Fourche, SD
Rocky Point Recreation Area is located on the 8,000-acre Belle Fourche Reservoir. The reservior was created in 1911, when Orman Dam was constructed to store water for agricultural use. At the time of
Rodman Recreation Area
Palatka, FL
The upstream reservoir side of the earthen dam, adjacent to the spillway, provides excellent bank fishing opportunities. The reservoir side is known for its bass, bream, catfish and mullet. The Rodm
Round Valley Recreation Area
Lebanon, NJ
The brisk blue waters of Round Valley Reservoir attract swimmers, boaters, fishermen, picnickers and campers to its scenic shore. The Round Valley Reservoir swimming area was created by the constructi
Sand Island State Recreation Area
Honolulu, HI
Located in Honolulu, Sand Island State Recreation Area offers an urban park where you can camp, stroll on a walking path, fish or bodyboard. While shoreline camping is allowed (weekends only), some ma
Sandy Channel State Recreation Area
Kearney, NE
This recreation area provides great opportunities for fishing, floating, kayaking, and primitive camping. Sandy Channel is a popular fishery for largemouth bass, bluegill, channel catfish and yellow p
Sandy Shore Recreation Area
Watertown, SD
On the banks of Lake Kampeska, Sandy Shore Recreation Area offers just that; a long, sandy beach. The beach is a great place to enjoy Lake Kampeska, which is a glacial lake named for its clear water.
Schramm Park State Recreation Area
Gretna, NE
Visitors refer to Schramm Park State Recreation Area as a hidden gem nestled among the rolling hills of the Platte River valley. The historic site of the state’s first fish hatchery boasts well-mainta
Shabbona Lake State Recreation Area
Shabbona, IL
Just miles west of Chicago, off U.S. 30, urban landscape gives way to 1,550 acres of rolling prairie and a 318.8-acre man-made fishing lake. Shabbona Lake State Recreation Area provides a convenient,
Shadehill Recreation Area
Shadehill, SD
Nestled on the shores of Shadehill Reservoir, Shadehill Recreation Area offers opportunities to enjoy land and water based activities. The reservoir is one of western SD's few large lakes. The three-
Sheps Canyon Recreation Area
Hot Springs, SD
Nestled along Sheps Canyon Bay, Sheps Canyon Campground is the newest campground on Angostura Reservoir. It offers great access to the boat ramp and excellent shore fishing opportunities. This lodge
Sherman Reservoir State Recreation Area
Loup City, NE
Known for its great fishing opportunities, Sherman Reservoir State Recreation Area boasts a 2,845-acre lake and 4,721 land acres. Primitive camping includes 360 non-pad sites. Other facilities include
Snake Creek Recreation Area
Platte, SD
Lake Francis Case draws visitors to Snake Creek Recreation Area. The park is popular with boaters and anglers, as well those looking for scenic beauty along the Missouri River. History buffs will enjo
Spring Creek Recreation Area
Pierre, SD
Sitting on the shores of beautiful Lake Oahe, Spring Creek is a water-lover's paradise. The lake has more than 2,000 miles of shoreline and its clear waters are ideal for boating, sailing, fishing, wa
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