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Fall Pumpkin Festival planned at Lake Shetek State Park

The Fall Pumpkin Festival is sponsored by the Friends of Lake Shetek State Park and the Currie Town and Country Boosters. It is free to the public; however, state park vehicle permits are required to enter the park.

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Halloween pumpkin head jack-o-lantern on wooden background
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SLAYTON — Friends of Lake Shetek State Park will host the 16th annual Fall Pumpkin Festival from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 22, at Lake Shetek State Park’s Zuya Group Center.

Come on out and jump in the biggest leaf pile you’ve ever seen. There will be face painting, hayrides, pumpkin decorating, activities and prizes to be had, along with s’mores by the campfire and refreshments. Don’t forget to take your fall family picture at the park.

The Fall Pumpkin Festival is sponsored by the Friends of Lake Shetek State Park and the Currie Town and Country Boosters. It is free to the public; however, state park vehicle permits are required to enter the park. Daily permits are $7 per vehicle or $35 for an annual permit and can be purchased at the park office.

Lake Shetek State Park is located 14 miles northeast of Slayton or 13 miles south of Tracy.

Access to the park is by County Road 38, north of Currie. For more information or to volunteer at the event, call (507) 763-3256 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily.

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