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Lake Shetek State Park

163 State Park Road, Currie, MN 56123
507-763-3256
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Saint Louis Park, Minnesota
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301 reviews 301 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

This is really a gem of a state park located in Southwest Minnesota. The entire areas scenery is picture perfect. The park itself is located on the edge of Lake Shetek also encompassing Loon Island. Let me tell you Loon Island is worth the trip and it's easy to get to thanks to the causeway connecting it to the land.... More

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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14 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Another great Minnesota state park. We stayed at one of the walk-in campgrounds, and they were awesome. They were right on the lake which provided for a scenic spot. We also brought our bikes and used the 6-mile bike loop to ride into the nearby town of Currie. It was a nice trail that takes you right pass the dam... More

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Mankato, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

The walk-in camping sites are some of the best in MN state parks. The sites are right above the lake it an oak forest. Between swimming, boating, biking, hiking, and fishing there is a lot to do at this beautiful spot along Lake Shetek.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

As far as the hiking went the path was pretty short and I was done quickly. It was a nice well maintained path and the surrounding area had plenty of wildlife. I saw a TON of birds (no pelicans though) (Shetek means "pelican"), and a lot of chipmunks. On the way to and from the hiking trail I saw something... More

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Huron, South Dakota, United States
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14 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We have stayed there 3 times and loved them all. Great walking trails and historic sites. The beach area is very nice and pretty. The old campground is better than the new one. The new one is lacking shade, which will be solved in a few years when the trees grow, but it also does not have a restroom because... More

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