Friends Caring for Cowan Lake State Park

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 2024 Events
(All subject to change and weather permitting)

Jan 18 Full Moon Hike 8pm

Jan 19 Furs and Feet 11am-6pm

Jan 20 Native Heritage Day 12pm-4pm

Jan 26 ​Winter Safety Day 11am-6pm

Jan 27 Winter Hike 10am-2pm

Jan 27 Brief History of the Shawnee 2pm-3pm

Feb 10 Sweetheart Hike 2pm

April 6 Youth Trout Fishing 10am-2pm

April 13 Green Up Day 9am-2pm

April 27 Spring into Wild Flowers 12pm-4pm

May 4 Paddle Sports Races 8am-12pm

May 18 Fishing has no Boundaries (TBD)

June 15 Family Fishing Day 8am-12pm

July 27 Christmas in July Weekend

July 27 Pancake Breakfast with Santa and Mrs. Claus 9am-11am

Aug 3 American Lotus Festival 11am-5pm

Sept 14 Welcome to the PawPaw Patch 2pm-6pm

Sept 21 Safety Day 10am-2pm

Oct 12 Fall Fest Weekend

Oct 12 Pancake Breakfast 9am-11am

​Oct 19 Fall Campout Weekend

More Events to be Announced…

Be sure to visit our Nature Center during open hours.

Looking for something to do anytime at Cowan Lake State Park? 

Take a hike on any of our trails throughout Cowan Lake State Park


Enjoy our 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.

Visit the
Cowan Lake State Nature Center
Nature Center Hours 

Wednesday 12pm-4pm
Thurs-Sat 12pm - 5 pm

Sunday 12pm-5pm

​*​Subject to Change*

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Cowan Lake State Park offers a peaceful setting complete 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.