Dining

Dining at Deer Creek

Spending the day on the trails in Deer Creek State Park or splashing around in Deer Creek Lake, you can build up quite an appetite. And with a menu filled with many savory options, from upscale cuisine to traditional dishes, the Deer Creek Restaurant – Rafter’s – really knows how to calm a rumbling stomach. Before going home, stop by the Deer Creek Gift Shop for mementos of your visit and great gift items.


Rafter's Restaurant

When you dine at Rafter’s, you will enjoy a bistro-style menu that offers a distinct and delicious approach to state park dining. Our guests return to Rafter’s again and again for the rustic atmosphere, sophisticated dishes, reasonable prices, and the glorious lake view that accompanies each meal. At Rafter’s Restaurant, we offer both creative cuisine and traditional dishes to meet our guests’ specific tastes. There’s also a kid-pleasing menu with burgers, pizza and mac-and-cheese to meet the needs of visiting families.

  • Breakfast: 7:00am-10:30am 
  • Lunch: 11:00am-2:00pm 
  • Dinner: 5:00pm-8:00pm (9:00pm Friday/Saturday)
Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Harding's Lounge

Find the time to really kick back at Deer Creek. Harding’s Lounge provides a relaxing environment while you enjoy your favorite drink. The lounge is open year-round.

Open daily at 5:00 p.m.

Lounge and Pizza Menu

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