Autumn trees in distance of lake

Meet our Friends Group Partner

Parks & Trails Council of Minnesota is proud to act as the fiscal sponsor for
Friends of Lake Shetek State Park.

As fiscal sponsor, we partner to advance their cause and provide the tools and building blocks to run a nonprofit, including receiving, holding and administering funds on behalf of the friends group.

Friends of Lake Shetek State Park


To provide support for reasonable improvement, maintenance, protection and expansion of Lake Shetek State Park for the benefit of present and future generations.

Friends Since


Fall decorations with pumpkins, flowers, and bales
Causeway connecting to the island within the lake
Photo by Ashley Pethan
Historic tower monument with bare trees in the background
Historic log cabin
River flowing over the dam, under a pedestrian bridge

Friends of Lake Shetek State Park


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2021 Scavenger Hunts

Tue, Jun 1 – Sun, Sep 12 @ All Day

June 1 – September 12, 2021

Historic stone stairway by the beach house

[CANCELED] Spring Egg Hunt

Sat, Apr 11 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

April 11, 2020

painted pumpkins

14th Annual Fall Pumpkin Festival

Sat, Oct 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

October 19, 2019

Friends of Lake Shetek State Park


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