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Devil's Lake State Park

Property Notice:
Visitors to Devil's Lake should expect long wait times and busy parking lots from May through October on weekends and holidays. Parking lots often fill before 9 a.m., and access to the park may be temporarily restricted until congestion lessens. For more information, please see Travel Tips for Dealing with Crowds at Devil's Lake.


Weather Forecast [exit DNR]

Seasonal Water Systems

Campgrounds: Campground water systems (water faucets, flush restrooms and showers) are turned off for the season. Drinking water will be available at the winter water tap in the Quartzite Campground. 

Picnic Areas: Some water facilities and flush restrooms are open at the north shore picnic area during winter, however, north shore water systems will be unavailable Monday-Tuesday, Dec. 4-5, 2023, due to maintenance. Water is shut down for the season on the south shore. 

All water systems will be turned back on in the spring of 2024.

Visitor Center

The North Shore Visitor Center is open daily during the following hours:

  • Nov. 1, 2023, through Spring 2024, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Please note that the visitor center will be closed on Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2023 and on the holidays; Sunday-Monday, Dec. 24-25, 2023 and Sunday-Monday, Dec. 31, 2023, to Jan. 1, 2024. 

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

See the Devil's Lake Nature Center page for hours and programs.