The word "Shetek" stands for "pelican" in the Ojibwe language, keeping past historical times in this park's name. When you come to this park, you will find many different amenities for enjoyment. This park has picnic tables, shelter areas, volleyball courts, horseshoe pits, playground areas, a swimming beach, a fishing pier, boat access, and canoe access.
Along with these amenities, you will also find the park office, visitor center, naturalist programs, a gift shop, rentals, historical sites, available firewood, ice sales, telephones, and areas for geocaching. Dogs are also allowed at this park, but they must remain on a six-foot-long leash during their time here, and they must also stay by their owner's side.
During your stay, you must follow the rules and regulations that are enforced by Lake Shetek State Park. Dogs must first be licensed, tagged, and vaccinated before they can enter the park, and female pooches in heat and young pups under four months old must remain at home. Dogs must be well-mannered before they come to this park as Lake Shetek State Park does not tolerate any aggressive behavior.
Humans must clean up and watch over their pups during their time here, and humans should bring dog bags and water for all of their park adventures. If you want to camp at this park, you must request a reservation. Reservations can be made on the park's main website. If you come and visit Lake Shetek State Park, you will have a fabulous time with your friends and family.