Wakonda State Park

Park Information

The clear water of Wakonda State Park's six lakes attract thousands of migratory waterfowl each year, making the park a bird lover’s paradise. The lakes also offer anglers a chance to catch largemouth bass, bluegill, crappie and catfish. Two of the lakes have boat ramps, making it even easier to get into the water. A swimming beach provides a great place to cool off, and campsites make the park a perfect place to stay for awhile.

Park Hours

Park Grounds:

  • 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., daily, year-round
    The park gate opens and closes at these times.
  • Day-use areas close at sunset.

Park Office hours

  • Summer Hours (On-Season)
    April 15 through Oct. 31
    7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., daily
  • Winter Hours (Off-Season)
    Nov. 1 through April 14
    Staff are usually available in the park Monday through Friday.
    The office telephone is monitored for messages during daytime hours.

Beach hours

CLOSED FOR THE SEASON