Visitors may select from a varied list of recreational opportunities during every season of the year. There is a campground that offers 50 tent and RV sites and is opened spring, summer and fall. A primitive camping area is available for use by organized adult or youth groups accommodating up to 80 people. Anglers love to trout and warm water game fish in the stocked lake either from shore or from non-powered boats or electric powered boats using the launching ramp just off Bristoria Road, near the park office. A limited number of mooring sites can be rented on a seasonal basis. A sandy beach is offered Memorial Day weekend until Labor Day, unless posted otherwise. The park does not charge a fee for swimming. Ryerson Station offers over 300 picnic tables and five picnic pavilions.
In addition, hunting is permitted on 900 acres. Folks may hunt, trap and train their dogs from the fall archery deer season through March 31st of the following year.
A variety of environmental education programs are offered at the amphitheater during the summer season on Fridays, Saturdays and holidays. The park's environmental educator conducts campfire programs. An environmental interpretive center is located near the park office and guided hikes are conducted several days each week.
A 10-mile trail network invites the visitor to explore the park on foot during spring, summer, fall and on cross-country skis in winter. A total of 6 miles of snowmobile trails are available for use by registered snowmobiles after the end of antlerless deer season in late December.
Wheelchair accessible picnic tables, parking spaces and drinking fountains are available throughout the park. Comfort stations at the pool, launch ramp and camping area can accommodate wheelchairs. A barrier free area, with fishing access and a trail, is located near the park office.