Gull Point State Park

Gull Point State Park is a focal point for camping and enjoying the outdoors in the popular Iowa Great Lakes Region. Gull Point overlooks West Okoboji Lake and offers a variety of lake activities such as swimming, paddling, water-skiing or sail boating.


Hike the 1.5 mile self-guided interpretive trail where visitors can learn about the natural and cultural history of the area. A variety of songbirds and wildlife are often spotted near the trails, and cross-country skiing is available in the winter.

 Fish at some of the best fishing spots in Iowa at West Okoboji and Spirit Lake. Anglers travel from all over to fish abundant walleye, northern pike, yellow bass and more.

 Camp at the Gull Point campground, offering shaded sites, paved roads, a playground, modern restrooms and showers, and a dump station. Half of the campsites are available on a first-come, first-served basis and advance campsite reservations can be made through the online reservation system for Gull Point State Park.

Reserve a shelter or the lodge for an outdoor gathering during your visit. The Gull Point Lodge was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps and is available for large events such as wedding receptions and family reunions. The lodge contains a kitchen, fireplace, outdoor patio and restroom. Along with one reservable shelter, two additional shelters are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Reservations can be made through the online reservation system for Gull Point State Park.

Gull Point State Park
1500 Harpen Street
Milford, IA 51351
Ph. 712-337-3211

  • Interpretive trail
  • Hiking trails
  • Playground
  • Day-use lodge (1); ADA accessible
  • Shelters (3); ADA accessible
  • Modern restroom
  • Showers
  • Electric campsites (52)
  • Non-electric campsites (52)
  • Dump station