Lake Shetek State Park
3,600-acre Lake Shetek (Ojibwe for pelican) is southwestern Minnesota’s largest lake and is the headwaters of the Des Moines River. Lake Shetek State Park occupies about 1,152 acres on the southeastern shore of the lake. Loon Island, a bird sanctuary, is connected to this park by a narrow causeway and is home to ducks, owls, woodpeckers and many other birds.The lake is famous among visitors from Iowa, South Dakota and Minnesota who come to catch Walleyes, Northerns, Bullheads and Crappies off Loon Island and along the causeway. Lake Shetek State Park is located north of Currie in Minnesota’s Murray County.