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Conditions

Devil's Lake State Park

Weather

Weather Forecast [exit DNR]

A busy place

Devil’s Lake is very busy during the summer. If you’re coming for a day visit, try to come before 10 a.m. or in the afternoon after 4 p.m. Camping reservations are highly recommended and can be made up to 11 months in advance

Trails

Parfrey’s Glen is open. All other trails are open.  

Campgrounds

All campgrounds are open. The RV dump/fill station, running water restrooms and shower buildings are open. Campers do not need to check in for their reservations; if you have a park sticker and know how to get to your campsite, you can proceed directly to your campsite. Just make sure you have the dates and the campsite number correct.

Visitor Center

The north shore visitor center drive-up window is open daily. The visitor center lobby is open, so you may come inside for information and to purchase vehicle admission stickers and firewood. The south shore entry station is usually open daily, but for limited hours.

Admission Stickers

Self-service credit card kiosks are located at the north shore near the visitor center and at the south shore entrance station to purchase daily and annual vehicle admission stickers.

Nature Center

The nature center is still closed. Public nature programs are happening outside the Nature Center and down near the north shore beach and picnic area. Check at the Nature Center or Visitor Center for further details.

Beach

Devil’s Lake swimming beaches are open. For current beach conditions, visit the Wisconsin Beach Health website [exit DNR].

Concessions

The north shore chateau is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (and a little later on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays), and now has boat rentals, merchandise, prepared food, groceries and ice available.

The Ice Age Store is daily; Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. and also 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. The Camp Store sells merchandise, groceries, ice and firewood.