Kelly Lake supports many Red-eared Sliders and Painted Turtles, Great Blue Herons, and migrating waterfowl. Barred Owls area regularly heard around the cabin area. The gravel road below the dam goes past fields managed as meadows, attracting American Goldfinch and Common Yellowthroat.
Boating on Kelly Lake is permitted during daylight hours only.
Canoes, kayaks and aluminum fishing (row boats) may be rented year-round. Patrons may bring their own electric trolling motor and battery for the fishing boats. Pedal boats are rented seasonally. The only private boats allowed on Kelly Lake are canoes and kayaks.
Kelly Lake (69 acre) provides excellent fishing for bass, bluegill, catfish and trout. Black Bass must be a minimum of 15 inches. Trout are stocked during the winter. There is a three pole limit per angler from boat and six pole limit per angler from the bank.
Dale Hollow Lake is ten minutes from the park and provides fishing and other water recreation activities.
Standing Stone State Park has more than eight miles of day-use hiking trails, providing access to some of the park’s loveliest areas. Trails range from easy to strenuous and pass into virgin woods through vivid wildflowers and over-flowing streams and around beautiful Standing Stone Lake.
Standing Stone opens Memorial Day and closes no later than Labor Day. The pool is open seven days a week, except during August and early September. The park has an Olympic-sized pool with one low dive and a wading pool for children. The pool admission price is $4.