Chickasaw State Park



The park has two, beautiful 54-acre lakes for your paddling enjoyment.

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Mixed hardwood and pine forests cover the majority of the park where 100 species of birds have been recorded.

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Interpretive Programming

Chickasaw State Park offers opportunities for teachers to help students of all ages develop a depth of understanding for the world around them.   The park covers roughly 3,000 years of human history, includes 14,000 acres of land, and provides a variety of healthy and fun outdoor recreational opportunities.

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The picturesque sand swimming beach on the shore of Lake Placid is very popular with visitors. It is open seasonally from 8 a.m. until sunset. Swimming is free of charge. There are no lifeguards on duty and swimming is at your own risk.


Chickasaw offers several hiking trails ranging from easy to moderate.

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Bicycles are allowed on park roads, and cyclists may access miles of additional roads in the adjacent Chickasaw State Forest.

Trail Rating: Intermediate


Lake Placid and Lake Lajoie each provide year-round fishing for bass, bream, and catfish. Fishing boats are available for rent. Fish length and creel limits are posted. 

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Horseback Riding

Chickasaw State Park offers five miles of trails on rental horses or bring your own horse and ride hundreds of miles of trails in the Chickasaw State Forest.

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