Swan Lake State Park is managed by the Carroll County Conservation Board. It is a 510 acre multi-use area, including a 110 acre lake. The land was acquired by the Department of Natural Resources in 1933. In 1959, the Carroll County Conservation Board signed a management agreement with the Department of Natural Resources receiving authority to maintain and develop the park. It has the largest and most diverse campground in Carroll County. Water, electric, and full-hookup campsites are available for RV's with over 100 total campsites. Tent camping is also available. Other amenities include shower houses, a concession stand/gift shop, campground shelter house, a new dump station, paddleboat & canoe rentals, and firewood/ice sales.
Swan Lake Offers:
Self-registration camping that includes 120 campsites
Many beautiful picnic sites
An enclosed fish house
Home to the Conservation Education Center where a naturalist is available yer round for environmental education to various groups
The Sauk Rail Trail connects Swan Lake State Park with Black Hawk State Park to the north.