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Bike paths in Devils Lake

PARK HOURS: 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

SPEED LIMIT: 15 MPH unless otherwise posted.

PARKING: Vehicles must be parked in designated parking areas only. Parking on grass and off roads is not permitted.

CAMP FIRES: Open fires are not allowed in parks. All cooking fires are restricted to grills.

METAL DETECTION: Individuals wishing to treasure hunt with metal detection devices in the parks must first stop at the Recreation Office located in the Burdick Arena to receive guidelines and sign a permission form.

ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES: Persons must comply with city ordinances regarding consumption of alcoholic beverages. 


PLAYGROUND AREAS: The Devils Lake Park Board maintains playgrounds in Ruger, Roosevelt, Southside and Roundhouse Parks. These playgrounds are sand-based to reduce injury from the most common playground accidents-falls. The Park Board takes pride in these playgrounds and we ask your assistance in keeping them clear of all debris, especially glass.

PICNIC SHELTER RESERVATION POLICY: The enclosed picnic shelters at Roosevelt and Ruger Parks may be reserved through the Recreation Office in the Burdick Arena. Reservations must be made 24 hours in advance:

Rental Fee: 
$35.00/Ruger Picnic Shelter
$50.00/Pascal Pavilion-Roosevelt
$75.00/Ruger Activity Building

A $25.00 refundable deposit is required for picnic shelter rentals. The deposit will be refunded if the shelter is left clean.

Concessions will be available during tournaments and any other major events at Roosevelt and Ruger Parks. The Devils Lake Park Board provides concessions.

ROOSEVELT PARK - (21.2 acres) 4th Street Southwest
This park provides an indoor shelter and three outdoor shelters, picnic tables, grills, five softball diamonds (one lighted), concession stand, restroom facilities, playground equipment, three horseshoe courts, baseball field (lighted), two sand volleyball courts, flower beds, Bill Jerome Indoor Sports Arena, skate park and band shelter.

RUGER PARK - (114.9 acres) 5th Avenue & 12th Street North
This park provides playground equipment, four softball fields, swimming pool with slide, outdoor fitness area, restroom facilities, concession stand, flower beds, wildlife habitat, sand volleyball courts, activities building, two outdoor shelters, picnic tables, skating rink with boards, two outdoor basketball courts, walking path, dog park, disc golf course and soccer complex. A new activity building opened in May 2012. This building can seat up to 120 people and can be used for several different social events.
A Cal Rikpen Field will be completed the summer of 2018.

ROUNDHOUSE PARK-(4 acres) 11th Street Northwest
This community park located in the Roundhouse Subdivision is equipped with new playground equipment, a soccer field, basketball court and picnic shelter.

The Mike Dosch Memorial swimming pool and water slide will tentatively open on Wednesday, June 2nd. The pool complex includes a heated main pool, water slide and intermediate pool for young children. The bathhouse is completely enclosed and heated. The pool is located next to the playground at Ruger Park and close to the softball/baseball complex. We will be providing a full range of swimming lessons and other activities throughout the summer. There is also time set aside for family swimming, lap swimming, aerobic/adult swimming and other activities. Other activities will be announced through the local media.
The pool deck has been expanded to allow for a larger viewing area.

The pool is also available for rental and special activities. Please contact the Pool for further information 701-662-8976. The schedule of pool activities and swimming lessons is found under Aquatics. We encourage everyone young and old to come out and use the pool for your enjoyment.

ODD FELLOWS PARK - (0.1 acres) 14th Avenue & 6th Street
This park provides wildlife habitat, open space and a sledding hill during the winter months.

LAKEWOOD PARK - (18.03 acres) Lakewood
This park provides playground, restroom facilities, one ball field, lighted outdoor hockey rink, basketball courts, picnic tables, picnic shelters and grills. A boat ramp, fishing pier and dock are also located close by. A bike path connects Lakewood Park to the City of Devils Lake.

SOUTHSIDE PARK - (3.4 acres) 8th Ave Southeast
This neighborhood park located south of Macs Hardware is equipped with new playground equipment, picnic shelter and outdoor basketball court.

ROTARY CLUB TENNIS COMPLEX - 14th Ave & 3rd Street
This complex includes two lighted tennis courts and a basketball court.

The Quentin N. Burdick Sports Arena is a multi-purpose facility located on the north end of the City of Devils Lake. This facility has a regulation size ice sheet, six locker rooms, refrigeration room, a resurfacing machine room, lobby area, meeting room, storage room and coach's room; seating for 1,800 and the Devils Lake Park Board offices is located in this building. For concerts, graduations, etc., it can seat 2,000 people. This facility is used by the people of the Lake Region for many activities and the possibilities for the Quentin Burdick Sports Arena are unlimited. For rental information, call 662-8243.

The Burdick Outdoor Rink was completed in 2008.  It is a 200' X 85' concrete lighted rink with dasher boards and plexi-glass.  It is used in the winter for a hockey/ice skating rink and a roller hockey rink in the spring, summer and fall.

BILL JEROME ARENA - Roosevelt Park
This building was one the first hockey arenas in North Dakota. The arena was renovated in 1997 by a local group raising over $75,000 and much donated labor. The arena received a new face-lift and the lobby and locker rooms were all renovated. The arena is named after the late Bill Jerome, a well-known Devils Lake businessman who made countless contributions to Devils Lake and North Dakota Hockey Programs. The arena is heavily used in the winter for hockey practices and games and may be rented for $200/day or $40/hour throughout the year.


The Devils Lake Park Board became owners of the Creel Bay Golf Course on January 1, 2016.  This is an 18 hole, par 72 course.  This course also comes with a newly built clubhouse which includes a Pro-shop, Bar and Snack area.  The Clubhouse is available for rental for various events such as wedding receptions, grooms suppers, graduation receptions, holiday parties, class reunions, business meetings, golf tournaments, etc.  Max occupancy is 150. For rental availability and rates please call 662-2408. For rental availability and rates please call 662-2408.  A floating dock system & boat slips were added in the Spring of 2021.  Kayak rentals are also available.  New cart paths were completed in the fall of 2021.





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