Palisade State Park


Park Rules and Regulations

Please observe the following to help make your stay more enjoyable at Palisade State Park

  • Quiet Hours are 10 p.m. to  7 a.m.  Music and generators must be turned off during this time.  Please be considerate of your neighbors and keep noise to a minimum.
  • Showers are closed between 10 am and 5 pm.  This is to help conserve water.
  • Dogs must be leashed and under control at all time.  Do not leave dogs unattended.  Dogs are not allowed on the beach or in the lake.  Please clean up after your pet!
  • OHV use in campground is limited to in and out traffic.  No joy riding in campground area. Helmets required for those riding under 18.  Education course required for those 8-16  or anyone else without a valid drivers license.  Keep all OHVs on pavement.
  • Fires are permitted only in the designated grills or fire pits or your personal fire pits that are at least 16 inches off the ground.  Do not leave fires unattended.  Firewood gathering is Not Permitted!
  • Parking is permitted only in the designated areas.  Day Use vehicles and Overnight vehicles must fit in site to stay in park.  Keep tires on pavement.
  • Jumping Off Rocks can be dangerous.  Jump at own risk.
  • Air Mattress or Tubes:  more than 50 feet from shore requires a life jacket for each person.
  • Beach: No Fishing, fires or dogs on the beach area.
  • Trees: Do not tie anything to the trees.  They are soft trees and damage easily.
  • Boating:  Restricted to boats with electric trolling motors and non motorized boats.  Vessels with motors must be registered.  All boat operators must have one life jacket for each person on board.  All boaters 12 or younger must wear a life jacket at all times.  This rule includes stand up paddle boards also.
  • Fireworks: Unless authorized by the park manager, explosives and fireworks, including sparklers, are prohibited.

Campground Reservations

  • Individual campsite reservations can be made a minimum of two days in advance of arrival date and up to 4 months in advance from park check-out date.
  • Groupsite reservations may be made up to 11 months in advance.  The reservation pays for a minimum number of people.  If you go beyond that number of people, you will be charged a fee for each person above the minimum number of people.
  • Length of stay is limited to 5 days per reservation.
  • When making a reservation you will not be charged for any extra vehicles that you are bringing to the park.  You will have to pay for those when you get to the campground.
  • Reservations are always recommended (especially for weekend stays), and may be made by calling (800) 322-3770 or visiting