Friends Caring for Cowan Lake State Park is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit

2023 Events

Apr 1 Youth Trout Fishing 10am-2pm

Apr 8 Antlers and Eggs 10am-3pm

Apr 15 Green Up Day 9am-12pm

Apr 28 CMHS Community Service Day 9am

Apr 29 Spring Into Wildflowers 12pm

May 6 Paddle Sports Race 8am-12pm

May 20 Fishing Has No Boundaries (Time TBD)

June 10 Jake's Event (Time TBD)

June 17 Family Fishing Day 8am-12pm

July 5-30 Christmas in July at Cowan Lake Campgrounds 

July 29 Breakfast with Santa 9am-11am

Aug 5 American Lotus Festival 11am-2pm

Sept 16 Safety Day 10am-2pm

Oct 13-15 Rock'n Into Fall Campout

Oct 14 Pancake Breakfast 9am-11am

Oct 20-22 Fall Campout 

(More Events and Details to be Announced)

Open Days Nature Center Activities Available

Anytime Activities at Cowan Lake

Hiking on any Cowan Lake Trails

 ** South Side- Storybook Trail, Emerald Woods

 ** Main Office on Osborn Road- Old Field, Dogwood Trails

 **Inside Campgrounds- Lake View, Beechnut Trail.

 **Also Enjoy Educational Trails- Tree Top and Animal Tracks Trails

18-Hole Disc Golf Course on South Side of the Lake and a 9-tee/3 Basket Practice Course Inside of the Campgrounds are now Open Year Around.

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Cowan Lake State Nature Center

Nature Center Hours Jan & Feb

Thursday 12pm - 6pm

Friday 12pm - 6pm

Friday Raptor and Reptile Fedding at 4pm

​Saturday 10am - 6pm

Cowan Lake State Park offers a peaceful setting replete with scenic inlets laden with the American Lotus water lily. Swimming, fishing, sailing, kayaking and canoeing are popular on the lake.

Meandering trails through mature woodlands complement the natural features of this scenic 1,775-acre park.

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