The storm-damaged Pine Lake State Park near Eldora is reopening much sooner than expected. The camp suffered extensive damage as a result of the wind and hail storm that tore through the camp last Sunday. State Department of Natural Resources regional parks supervisor Greg
Van Fossen said crews have made tremendous in clean up efforts but there will still be signs of the storm and debris scattered throughout the park, beach and trails. Camping is being accepted on a first come, first serve basis. Reservations for the campground will resume this Monday, August 17th. The park cabins are open for all current and future reservations.
The beach and beach parking lot are open but there is still some residual storm debris. The Hogsback Picnic area and upper boat ramp remain closed.