Swim, Hike, And Explore An Island At The Little-Known Lake Shetek State Park In Minnesota

If you’re a Minnesota nature lover, you’ve likely explored the state’s most popular parks. North Shore parks such as Gooseberry Falls and Tettegouche draw many visitors. But there are many other regions to discover! One often overlooked part of Minnesota is its southwestern corner. But even this quiet region, far from the state’s largest cities, is home to some beautiful state parks. For example, Lake Shetek State Park is home to hiking trails, a swimming beach, and even a unique island to explore. If that sounds good to you, read on below to learn more about this little-known state park.

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Have you ever been to Lake Shetek State Park? Do you have any other favorite lesser-known state parks in Minnesota? Let us know in the comments! And if you’re looking for more places to explore in southwestern Minnesota, check out our past articles about Blue Mounds State Park and Pipestone National Monument.

Address: Lake Shetek State Park, 163 State Park Rd, Currie, MN 56123, USA