Beach

at Trail of Tears State Park

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The swimming beach on Lake Boutin features an accessible sidewalk and a restroom/change area. Swim at your own risk.

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a kid playing in the sand on the beach

Hours

2019 Season and Hours

May 20 through Sept. 8

  • sunrise - sunset daily

Coordinates

37.454699, -89.485693

Park Hours

Park Grounds

  • 7 a.m. - 10 p.m. April through October
  • 7 a.m. - 6 p.m. November through March

Overlook hours

7 a.m. to dusk, daily

Beach hours

2019 Season and Hours

May 20 through Sept. 8

  • sunrise - sunset daily

Visitor Center hours

Summer Hours (On-Season)

  • April
    10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturday
    12 p.m. - 4 p.m. Sunday
    Closed Monday through Friday
  • May through September
    9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday
    12 p.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday
    Closed Monday and Tuesday
  • October
    9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday
    12 p.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday
    Closed Monday through Wednesday

Winter Hours (Off-Season)

  • November
    10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturday
    12 p.m. - 4 p.m. Sunday
    Closed Monday through Friday
  • December through February
    Closed
  • March
    10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturday
    12 p.m. - 4 p.m. Sunday
    Closed Monday through Friday

Park Office hours

Summer Hours (on-season)

  • April through September
    9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday
    12 p.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday
  • October
    9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursday through Saturday
    12 p.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday
    Closed Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday

Winter Hours (off-season)

  • November through March
    10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday
    12 p.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday
    Closed Monday through Friday