Chickasaw State Park


Public Notice Updated April 19, 2018: Chickasaw State Park campgrounds are scheduled for renovations and will be closed as follows:

RV campground will remain closed until August 31, 2018

Wrangler and Tent September 1, 2018 until February 28, 2019

Due to the campground renovations we will not be taking reservations for these specific campgrounds during these times, however, reservations may be made for the other campgrounds either online or by calling the park office.  We apologize for the inconvenience.

Public Notice Oct. 6: Lake Placid is being lowered for walking bridge replacement. Notes that fishing and boating regulation changes during this time will be posted around the lake and subject to change. Lake Lajoie will still be open to the public when the group camp is not in use. 


The park provides boating and fishing opportunities on two, beautiful 54-acre lakes. Lake Placid is located on the main part of the park, while Lake LaJoie is located 8 miles west of the park within the Lake LaJoie Group Camp. 

Lake Placid is open to the public. The boat dock is open Memorial Day through the first weekend in August and then, weekends only through October 16. 

Personal boats are prohibited, with the exception of canoes and kayaks. Guests may rent jon boats, kayaks, canoes and pedal boats at the boat dock for use on Lake Placid. Jon boats are available year-round and may be rented (full day only) from the park office when the boat dock is closed. Personal canoes and kayaks may be launched from the boat dock, year-round.

Lake LaJoie is open to the public only when the Group Camp is vacant, and the launch of personal boats, including canoes and kayaks, is allowed. Visitors may call the Park Office to check availability.


Paddleboard Hourly $7.00
Canoe Hourly $10.00
Kayak Single Hourly $7.00
Kayak Tandem Hourly $10.00

Row Boat Hourly $3.00
Row Boat Full Day $24.00
Row Boat Weekly $75.00

Pedal Boat Half Hour (per person) $2.50
Pedal Boat Hourly (per person) $2.50