Swan Lake State Park is managed by the Carroll County Conservation Board. It is a 510 acre multi-use area, including a 110 acre lake. The land was acquired by the Department of Natural Resources in 1933. In 1959, the Carroll County Conservation Board signed a management agreement with the Department of Natural Resources receiving authority to maintain and develop the park.
Swan Lake is located two miles south and 1/2 mile east of Carroll.
Swan Lake Offers:
- Self-registration camping that includes 120 campsites
- Many beautiful picnic sites
- An enclosed fish house
- Farmstead museum
- Animal exhibits
- Cross-country skiing
- Home to the Conservation Education Center where a naturalist is available yer round for environmental education to various groups
- The Sauk Rail Trail connects Swan Lake State Park with Black Hawk State Park to the north.
Operating Hours & Seasons
Camping is seasonal from mid April through the end of October.
2013 Camping Fees:
Full Hook up $19
Weekly Rate $15 per 7 night consecutive stay
Coupon Rate $105 for 7 coupons