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Fenton Lake State Park


The Lake has completely frozen over and The lake is NOW OPEN FOR ICE FISHING. River fishing is open. All Day use on Fenton Lake Rd main area is currently open and will remain open all year round. Lake Fork is closed until May. All electric campsites will remain open year round and two of the electric sites are reservable (3E and 4E). All other developed sites are currently closed. We accept cash or check only throughout the winter. We do not accept cards. 1/11/2019 - ongoing
FENTON LAKE IS OPEN FOR ICE FISHING. ice was measured all through the lake area on 2/21/19 we have 13"-17" of ice on average throughout the lake. Ice is very slippery on top use caution when walking onto the lake. The ice is snow packed, clear, and in good condition. 2/21/2019 - ongoing


Water has been turned off to RV sites for the winter. The back camping loop has been closed for the winter. 11/23/2018 - 4/30/2019
The lake is now OPEN for ICE FISHING 1/11/2019 - ongoing


Fenton Lake is now OPEN for Ice Fishing. please stay off the Northern part of the lake where the river feeds into the lake due to slushy ice conditions. 1/11/2019 - ongoing

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(575) 829-3630
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