The trails at Raccoon Creek State Park provide a customizable system of loops, fit for either the casual walker for the day, or the serious backpacker/ hiker looking for a real challenge. In any case, the forest land is lush and beautiful, perfect for exploration and contemplation. Try the Palomino trail, and take a stroll down a mile of easily walk-able paths for beginners, or test yourself on the Heritage Trail, with some of the most difficult terrain in the park. Whatever you choose, you're sure to enjoy the peace and calm of the forest, and the engrossing natural scene all around you.
Coldwater and Ice Fishing, Plus Year Round Camping!Raccoon Creek State Park is the perfect place for fishing enthusiasts! With a 101 acre lake that is home to such species as yellow perch, crappie, sauger, large and smallmouth bass, bluegill, and sunfish, this park is sure to please. Ice fishing is allowed on the lake so you can enjoy your favorite past time year round. There is an ADA accessible fishing pier on Raccoon Lake.
Make it a fishing getaway and stay for a few nights at the park's camp grounds. Both rustic and modern campsites are available so whether you want to bring your trailer and have an electric hookup, or you'd rather rough it and use the "Sioux Rustic" campground, there is a place for you, no matter the season.