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Nelson Park

Boating Boating at Nelson Park
Nelson Park has an 11 acre man made lake where you can try your luck at angling for channel catfish, bass, bluegill, or crappie.
Only trolling motors may be used on all county owned waters.
Camping Camping at Nelson Park
Nelson Park campground has 85 sites including one large modern campground with hot water, showers, flush toilets, dump station, and electric hookups.
Ther are also two smaller campgrounds and one for tents only.
Canoeing & Kayaking Canoeing & Kayaking at Nelson Park
Canoeing and kayaking
Facility Rentals Facility Rentals at Nelson Park
Four shelter houses are available on a first-come, first-served basis, if not reserved.
Fishing Fishing at Nelson Park
Try your luck angling for channel catfish, bass, bluegill, or crappie on 11 acre Stern Lake.
Picnicking Picnicking at Nelson Park
Many ridges and knolls overlooking Stern Lake provide picnicking and camping areas as well as a scenic view.
Swimming Swimming at Nelson Park
Sand beach, dressing rooms and showers are also available in the swimming area.
Trails & Hiking Trails & Hiking at Nelson Park
One and a half miles of hiking trails wind their way through the densely timbered hillsides allowing hidden views of deep ravines and cautious wildlife.
Winter Activities Winter Activities at Nelson Park
Ice fishing, hiking, and snowmobiling