This state park is located near Lake Renwick, North Dakota's earliest settlement.
Icelandic State Park is near Lake Renwick which features restored historical building, including Akra community Hall, Hallson Church, and a Pioneer Historic Center. The center has exhibits and films portraying the North Dakota homestead years.
The state park is most popular for recreational activities such as swimming, boating, hiking, biking, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing. The hiking trails connect and travel through several nature preserves. The Gunslogson Nature preserve contains 200 acres of natural wooded areas and is along with the tongue River, which contains rare species including woodpeckers, watermeals, Bishop Caps, and wooden Pewees. Boardwalks and bridges go over the streams and rivers, but if you want to go hiking, try the hillman trail or blue trail which are perfect for birdwatching. Basswood trail stretches for 6.5 miles one way, making it a great area for avid hikers.
Visitors to the park can find lodging options from 140 campsites with eclectic and water hookups. Campsites and group sites plus primitive camping options are available. Visitors can rent canoes, kayaks, and paddleboards. Other amenities of the state park include an amphitheater, boat ramp, dog park, playgrounds, swim beach, sledding hills, and more. The park has something for everyone and expands across 912-acres of land.