Hours & Fees

2020 Park Hours (all times are EST)

  • Jan-March 7: 10a-5:30p
  • March 8-April 5:  10a-7p
  • April 6 -May 24: 10a-8:30p
  • May 25-July 26: 10a-9p
  • July 27-Sept 13: 10a-8:30p
  • Sept 14-October 31:  10a-7p
  • Nov 1-Dec 31: 10a-5:30p

Spicer Lake Nature Preserve opens one hour later and closes one hour earlier.

2020 Park Closed Dates

All County Parks are closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
Spicer Lake Nature Preserve is also closed: January 1, January 20, February 17.

2020 Offices Closed Dates

Park Offices are closed in observance of these County-designated holidays:

  • January 1- New Year’s Day
  • January 20 – Martin Luther King Day
  • February 17 – President’s Day
  • April 10 -- Good Friday
  • May 5 – Primary Election Day
  • May 25-- Memorial Day
  • July 3 – Independence Day
  • September7 -- Labor Day
  • November 3 – Election Day
  • November 11 – Veteran’s Day
  • November 26—Thanksgiving Day
  • November 27-- Day After Thanksgiving
  • December 24—Christmas Eve (parks close at 3:30 pm)
  • December 25—Christmas Day

Reservation Fees


Reservation fees do not include park entrance fees. Gate fee is in effect on weekends, holidays and during special events/programs. Sites reserved for times other than regular park hours require a $40 / hour park ranger fee. A security deposit is also required for all reservations ($200 for enclosed buildings and $150 for open air pavilions. This deposit will be refunded if park rules and shelter policies are complied with and there is no damage or clean-up required at the site.

Gate Fees


  • $4 / In-County Vehicles
  • $5 / Out-of County
  • Vehicles All Special Event Parking: $8
  • Busload: $.50 per person
  • Annual Pass In-County: $27
  • Annual Pass Out-of-County: $35

Fee Details


  • Entry Fee Applies - April 1 - October 31 (weekends and holidays)
  • Entry Fee charged on Fridays at Ferrettie / Baugo Creek County Park, Memorial Day though Labor Day.
  • Entry Fee charged on Fridays at St. Patrick's County Park, Memorial Day though Labor Day.
  • The Entry Fee also is in affect during winter programs and special events.