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Amnicon Falls State Park
see events for Amnicon Falls State ParkAmnicon Falls features a series of delightful waterfalls and rapids along the Amnicon River, viewed from a covered footbridge. Open May 1 through the first week of October. 825 acres. Features 36 campsites, handicap- accessible picnic area and campsites, fishing, 0.8 miles of nature trails, 1 mile of hiking trails, 1 mile of snowmobile trails. 1/2-mile N of US 2, 10 miles SE of Superior.
Call 715-398-3000.
County Highway U, Superior, Douglas County.
Aztalan State Park
see events for Aztalan State ParkAztalan is an important archaeological site, showcasing the location of a 12th century Native American village. Open daily April through October. 172 acres. Features handicap- accessible picnic area, canoeing, fishing, 1.5 miles of hiking trails. On Cty Q, S of of I-94, 10 miles SW of Watertown.
Call 920-648-8774.
County Highway Q, Lake Mills, Jefferson County.
Belmont Mound State Park
The Belmont Lions Club operates and maintains this park. Belmont Mound, an outlier of the famed Niagara dolomite escarpment, reaches nearly 400 feet above the Village of Belmont. From the 64-foot observation tower on top, you can see for many miles in all directions. The wooded mound abounds in berries and wildlife. It has picnic and playground facilities but no camping. Wisconsin's First Capitol historic site is less than a mile to the west.
Call 608-523-4427.
County Highway G, Belmont, Lafayette County.
Big Bay State Park
see events for Big Bay State ParkBig Bay features picturesque sandstone bluffs, lake caves and 1.5 miles of Lake Superior shoreline. 2,418 acres. Features a boardwalk, 60 campsites, winter camping, showers, a dumping station, backpack camping, handicap- accessible picnic area and campsites, seasonal naturalist programs, vistas, shoreline, canoeing nearby, boating, fishing, 1 mile of nature trails, 6.6 miles of hiking trails, 2.5 miles of snowmobile trails 3.5 miles of cross- country ski trails. East of Cty H.
Call 715-747-6425 summer, 715-779-4020 off season.
Hagen Rd, Madeline Island, Bayfield County.
Big Foot Beach State Park
see events for Big Foot Beach State ParkBig Foot Beach, on the shores of Lake Geneva, offers wooded campsites, a sand beach and picnic areas. Open mid-May through October. 271 acres. Features picnic areas, 100 campsites, showers, a dumping station, handicap- accessible picnic area and campsites, shoreline with marked beach area, canoeing, boating, fishing, 1/2 mile of nature trails, 5.3 miles of hiking trails, 1 mile of snowmobile trails, 4.3 miles of cross- country ski trails. On SR 120, E of US 12, 1-1/2 miles S of Lake Geneva.
Call 262-248-2528.
1452 Hwy H, Lake Geneva, Walworth County.
Black River State Forest
Black River State Forest is 66,000 acres of pine and oak forest including two forks of the Black River and high sandstone bluffs. 66,179 acres. Features 88 campsites, 6 electric sites, winter camping, showers, backpack camping (permit required), handicap- accessible picnic area and campsites, outdoor group camping, lookout tower, vistas, shoreline, canoeing, boating, fishing, 3 miles of nature trails, 27 miles of hiking trails, 35 miles of horseback trails (State Trail Pass required), horse-riders' campsites, 43.5 miles of off- road bicycle trails (State Trail Pass required), 51 miles of snowmobile trails, 26 miles of cross- country ski trails (State Trail Pass required). Near the SE corner of SR 27 and W Castle Mound Rd, W of I-94.
Call 715-284-4103 or 715-284-1406.
910 Hwy 54 E, Black River Falls, Jackson County.
Blue Mound State Park
see events for Blue Mound State ParkBlue Mound is perched atop the highest point in southern Wisconsin with spectacular views and unique geological features. It is the only state park with a swimming pool, which is equipped with a lift for persons with disabilities. 1,200 acres. Features 78 campsites, 4 electric sites, winter camping, showers, a dumping station, handicap- accessible picnic area and campsites, concessions, nature center, seasonal naturalist programs, lookout tower, vistas, 1.2 miles of nature trails, 9 miles of hiking trails, 5 miles of off- road bicycle trails (State Trail Pass required) and 9 miles of cross- country ski trails. On Mounds Park Rd, 1 mile N of US 18/151, 5 miles NW of Mount Horeb.
Call 608-437-5711.
4350 Mounds Park Rd, Blue Mounds, Iowa County.
Browntown-Cadiz Springs State Recreation Area
Browntown-Cadiz Springs includes two spring-fed lakes and a 600-acre wildlife refuge. Day-use only. 644 acres. Features handicap- accessible picnic area, shoreline with marked beach area, canoeing, boating (electric motor only), fishing, 1 mile of nature trails, 7.6 miles of hiking trails, 7.6 miles of cross- country ski trails. On Pine Tree Rd, 1/2-mile S of SR 11, 7 miles W of Monroe.
Call 608-966-3777 summer, 608-325-4844 winter.
N2241 Cadiz Springs Rd, Browntown, Green County.
Brule River State Forest
The Brule River drops 328 feet as it cascades from its headwaters to the shores of Lake Superior. Enjoy exciting whitewater canoeing and kayaking, as well as wilderness solitude. 40,723 acres. Features primitive camping by permit, 40 campsites, backpack camping, handicap- accessible picnic area and campsites, concessions, nature center, seasonal naturalist programs, lookout tower, vistas, shoreline, canoeing, boating, fishing, 1.7 miles of nature trails, 2 miles of hiking trails, 20.6 miles of off- road bicycle trails, 31 miles of snowmobile trails, 6.7 miles of cross- country ski trails (State Trail Pass required).
Call 715-372-5678.
6250 South Ranger Rd, Brule, Douglas County.
Brunet Island State Park
see events for Brunet Island State ParkFramed by the Chippewa and Fisher Rivers, this island park's bays and lagoons offer a quiet respite. 1,034 acres. Features 69 campsites, 24 electric sites, showers, a dumping station, handicap- accessible picnic area and campsites, seasonal naturalist programs, shoreline with marked beach area, canoeing, boating, fishing, 0.8 miles of nature trails, 5 miles of hiking trails, 4 miles of cross- country ski trails. 2-1/2 miles W of SR 27.
Call 715-239-6888.
23125 255th St, Cornell, Chippewa County.
Buckhorn State Park
see events for Buckhorn State ParkBuckhorn is a 2,500-acre peninsula jutting into the Castle Rock Flowage of the Wisconsin River. Unique cart-in campsites offer a rustic flavor. 2,512 acres. Featues wildlife blind, 24 campsites, winter camping, backpack camping, handicap- accessible picnic area and campsites, seasonal naturalist programs, shoreline with marked beach area, canoeing, boating, fishing, 3 miles of nature trails, 3.5 miles of hiking trails, 4.5 miles of snowmobile trails, 3.5 miles of cross- country ski trails.
Call 608-565-2789.
W8450 Buckhorn Park Ave, Necedah, Juneau County.
Buena Vista Park
Buena Vista Park is open year around. It is 500 feet above Alma. The scenic overlook includes the views of the City of Alma, Miles of the Mississippi River, back waters, islands and Lock and Dam #4. It has restrooms, picnic area, shelter and large parking area. Walking trail from 2nd street up to Buena Vista Park. Free admission.
Call 608-685-3330.
Take county road E off of Hwy 35 No, southend of downtown Alma, Buffalo County.
Capital Springs State Park and Recreation Area
see events for Capital Springs State ParkThe recreation area, Capital City Trail and the Lake Farm Unit are open for use. Hiking/skiing trails, picnic shelters, a boat launch and campground are all available just minutes from downtown Madison. Lake Farm Unit also has an archaeological district, with interpretive signs about early inhabitants of the area. For camping or picnic shelter reservations, contact Dane County Parks at 608-246-3896.
Call 608-224-3606.
3101 Lake Farm Road, Madison, Dane County.
Chippewa Flowage
Highly regarded throughout the Midwest for its spectacular natural scenery and high-quality recreation, especially fishing. Its endless maze of islands, points, bays, floating bogs and channels offers visitors numerous opportunities for exploration, and discovery. Camping at one of the primitive island campsites is an opportunity not common in Wisconsin. Visitors rate the natural scenery, undeveloped wild character, uncrowded atmosphere and the fishing as the Flowage's outstanding attributes.
Call 715-634-2688.
County Highway CC, Hayward, Sawyer County.
Chippewa Moraine State Recreation Area
see events for Chippewa Moraine State Recreation AreaSituated along the Ice Age Trail, visitors enjoy unspoiled beauty with kettle lakes and many glacial features. The interpretive center sits atop a hill that was once a glacial lake bottom. 2,802 acres. Features handicap- accessible picnic area, interpretive center, naturalist programs, vistas, shoreline, canoeing, boating nearby, fishing, 0.7 miles of nature trails, 6 miles of hiking trails.
Call 715-967-2800.
13394 County Highway M, New Auburn, Chippewa County.
Copper Culture State Park
Copper Culture Park encompasses a 2,000- year- old Native American burial ground. 42 acres. Features an independently- owned park museum with details of the Copper Culture, handicap- accessible picnic area.
Call 920-834-8206.
Highway 22 & Highway 41, Oconto, Oconto County.
Copper Falls State Park
see events for Copper Falls State ParkAncient lava flows, deep gorges and spectacular waterfalls make Copper Falls one of Wisconsin's most scenic parks. Stone buildings from the 1930s Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) add a special charm. 2,676 acres. Features 55 campsites, 13 electric sites, winter camping, showers, a dumping station, backpack camping, handicap- accessible picnic area and campsites, concessions, seasonal naturalist programs, lookout tower, vistas, shoreline with marked beach area, canoeing, boating, fishing, 1.7 miles of nature trails, 7 miles of hiking trails, 7 miles of off-road bicycle trails, 13.7 miles of cross- country ski trails.
Call 715-274-5123.
36764 Copper Falls Road, Mellen, Ashland County.
Council Grounds State Park
see events for Council Grounds State ParkLocated along the Wisconsin River near the site of an ancient Native American village, Council Groups is a favorite of water enthusiasts. 503 acres. Features a physical fitness trail, 55 campsites, 19 electric sites, showers, a dumping station, handicap- accessible picnic area and campsites, concessions, nature center, seasonal naturalist programs, shoreline with marked beach area, canoeing, boating (electric motore only), fishing, 0.8 miles of nature trails, 3.1 miles of hiking trails, 2.5 miles of off- road bicycle trails, 5.3 miles of cross- country ski trails. 1 mile S of SR 107.
Call 715-536-8773.
N1895 Council Grounds Dr, Merrill, Lincoln County.
Devil's Lake State Park
see events for Devil's Lake State ParkSituated along the Ice Age Trail with 500-foot bluffs towering above a 360-acre lake. The spectacular scenery and a full range of recreational activities make Devil's Lake a very popular park. 8,864 acres. Features 406 campsites, 121 electric sites, winter camping, showers, a dumping station, handicap- accessible picnic area dna campsites, concessions, nature center, seasonal naturalist programs, vistas, shorel;ine with marked beach area, canoeing, boating (electric motor only), fishing, 1.5 miles of nature trails, 22.9 miles of hiking trails, 6 miles of off-road bicycle trails (State Trail Pass required), 16.9 miles of cross- country ski trails. On Cty DL, 2 miles E of US 12, 3 miles S of Baraboo.
Call 608-356-8301.
S5975 Park Rd, Baraboo, Sauk County.
Fischer Creek State Recreation Area
This 123-acre area has nearly a mile of Lake Michigan shoreline, scenic wooded bluffs, grasslands and wetlands - managed by Manitowoc County. Camping not available. Much of the Lake Michigan shoreline consists of scenic bluffs that rise 40 to 8 feet above the water level. The recreation area also includes more than 600 feet of river frontage on Fischer Creek, including the mouth of the creek. Eight miles south of Manitowoc.
Call 920-683-4185.
County Highway LS, Cleveland, Manitowoc County.
Flambeau River State Forest
see events for Flambeau River State ForestTwo forks of the Flambeau River provide 75 miles of uninterrupted natural beauty and whitewater excitement. 90,172 acres. Features rustic camping by permit, 60 campsites, a dumping station, backpack camping, handicap- accessible picnic area and campsites, shoreline with marked beach area, canoeing, boating, fishing, 1.6 miles of nature trails, 32.9 miles of hiking trails, 114 miles of off-road bicycle trails, 55 miles of snowmobile trails, 22 miles of cross- country ski trails. On Cty W, 18 miles N of US 8, 11 miles E of Winter.
Call 715-332-5271.
W1613 Co Rd W, Winter, Sawyer County.
Governor Dodge State Park
see events for Governor Dodge State ParkGovernor Dodge includes steep hills, bluffs and deep valleys with two lakes and a waterfall. 5,029 acres. Features 267 campsites, 77 electric sites, winter camping, showers, a dumping station, backpack camping, handicap- accessible picnic area and campsites, concessions, nature center, seasonal naturalist programs, vistas, shoreline with marked beach area, canoeing, boating (electric motor only), fishing, 2 miles of nature trails, 26.6 miles of hiking trails, 24.7 miles of horseback trails (State Trail Pass required), horse- riders' campsites, 10.3 miles of off- road bicycle trails (State Trail Pass required), 15 miles of snowmobile trails, 18.1 miles of cross- country ski trails. On SR 23, 3 miles N of US 18, 3 miles N of Dodgeville.
Call 608-935-2315.
4175 Hwy 23, Dodgeville, Iowa County.
Governor Knowles State Forest
see events for Governor Knowles State ForestGovernor Knowles is a wilderness area along the St Croix River. 19,602 acres. Features group camping, rustic river and backpack camping by permit, handicap accessible picnic area, shoreline, canoeing, boating, fishing 44 miles of hiking trails, 15 miles of horseback trails, horse- riders' campsites, 39 miles of off- road bicycle trails, 32.5 miles of snowmobile trails, 8.5 miles of cross- country ski trails. Four miles from the intersection of SR 70 and SR 48, 4 miles W of Grantsburg.
Call 715-463-2898.
SR 70, Grantsburg, Burnett County.
Governor Nelson State Park
see events for Governor Nelson State ParkLocated on Lake Mendota, in Governor Nelson nature and recreation mingle within sight of the State Capitol. 433 acres. Features effigy mounds in the wooded upland, a dumping station, handicap- accessible campsites, seasonal naturalist programs, vistas, shoreline with marked beach area, canoeing, boating, fishing, 0.1 miles of nature trails, 4.2 miles of hiking trails, 4.2 miles of cross- country ski trails. Two miles SW of SR 113.
Call 608-831-3005.
5140 Cty Hwy M, Madison, Dane County.
Governor Thompson State Park
see events for Governor Thompson State ParkPart of Wisconsin's Northeast Sands ecolocigal landscape, the 2,800-acre park protects 5,300 feet of shoreline on Wood and Huber Lakes and protects Handsaw Creek and Woods Lake Outlet. The main parcel creating the park is the former 1,987-acre Paust Woods Lake Resort and about 200 acres of wild-looking lakefront bought from Wisconsin Public Service Corporation on Caldron Falls Reservoir. Fifteen miles northwest of Crivitz.
Call 715-757-3979 or 715-757-3779.
N10008 Paust Lane, Crivitz, Marinette County.
Harrington Beach State Park
see events for Harrington Beach State ParkPeacefulness and serenity draw people to this mile-long stretch of Lake Michigan shoreline. 636 acres. Features handicap- accessible campsites, concessions, seasonal naturalist programs, shoreline, fishing, 0.8 miles of nature trails, 1.5 miles of hiking trails, 2 miles of surface bicycle trails, 1/2-mile of off- road bicycle trails, 2 miles of snowmobile trails, 2.5 miles of cross- country ski trails. One mile E of I-43, 7 miles N of Port Washington.
Call 262-285-3015.
531 Hwy D, Belgium, Ozaukee County.
Hartman Creek State Park
see events for Hartman Creek State ParkLocated on the beautiful Chain O'Lakes, Hartman Creek is a quiet and friendly natural gem. 1,500 acres. Features 101 campsites, winter camping, showers, a dumping station, handicap- accessible picnic area and campsites, seasonal naturalist programs, vistas, shoreline with marked beach area, canoeing, fishing, hiking trails, horseback trails, surface bicycle trails, off- road bicycle trails, snowmobile trails, cross- country ski trails. On Badger Rd.
Call 715-258-2372.
N2480 Hartman Creek Rd, Waupaca, Waupaca County.
Havenwoods State Forest
see events for Havenwoods State ForestEnjoy more than 200 acres of nature within Milwaukee's urban environment. 237 acres. Features environmental center, naturalist programs, 1 mile of nature trails, 7 miles of hiking trails, 2.5 miles of cross- country ski trails. One block west of Sherman Blvd.
Call 414-527-0232.
6141 N Hopkins St, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County.
Heritage Hill State Park
see events for Heritage Hill State ParkExperience living history at this 49-acre outdoor museum. Twenty-five historic buildings dating from 1672 through 1905, with costumed interpreters. Open Memorial Day to Labor Day Monday through Saturday 10 am to 4:30 pm and Sundays from Noon to 4:30 pm. Admission $8.00 adults, $7.00 seniors, $6.00 Children 5-17, free for children age 4 and under. On SR 172, 2-1/2 miles E of US 41.
Call 920-448-5150 or toll-free 800-721-5150.
2640 S Webster Ave, Green Bay, Brown County.
High Cliff State Park
see events for High Cliff State ParkOverloooks the largest inland lake in WI, is situated on limestone cliffs once sacred to Native Americans. 1,145 acres. Features effigy mounds, lime kiln and quarry, 112 campsites, 32 electric sites, showers, a dumping station, handicap- accessible picnic area and campsites, concessions, nature center, seasonal naturalist programs, lookout tower, vistas, shoreline with marked beach area, canoeing, boating, fishing, nature trails, hiking trails, horseback trails, off- road bicycle trails, snowmobile trails, cross- country ski trails.
Call 920-989-1106.
N7630 State Park Rd, Sherwood, Calumet County.
Hoffman Hills State Recreation Area
A 60-foot observation tower offers sweeping views of this rugged hill country. 707 acres. Features backpack camping, observation tower, 2 miles of nature trails, 8 miles of hiking trails, 8 miles of cross- country ski trails. Two miles N of I-94, 9 miles NE of Menomonie.
Call 715-232-1242.
720th Avenue & 740th St, Menomonie, Dunn County.
Interstate State Park
A deep gorge called "Dalles of the St Croix" is the scenic focus of Wisconsin's Oldest state park. The Ice Age Interpretive Center includes photographs, murals and other information about the great glaciers. Features 85 campsites, showers, a dumping station, handicap- accessible picnic area and campsites, interpretive center, naturalist programs, vistas, shoreline with marked beach area, canoeing, boating, fishing, nature trails, hiking trails, cross-country ski trails. Just S of US 8.
Call 715-483-3747.
1100 State Rd 35, St Croix Falls, Polk County.
Kettle Moraine State Forest - Northern Unit
see events for Amnicon Falls State ParkThe Northern Kettle is a glacial landscape of rolling, wooded hills dotted with serene lakes and hidden ponds. Features 358 campsites, 49 electric sites, winter camping, showers, a dumping station, backpack camping, handicap- accessible picnic area and campsites, concessions, visitor center, shoreline with marked beach area, canoeing, boating, fishing, nature trails, hiking trails, horseback trails, horse- riders' campsites, off- road bicycle trails, snowmobile trails, cross- country ski trails.
Call 262-626-2116.
N1765 Hwy G, Campbellsport, Fond du Lac County.
Kettle Moraine State Forest - Pike Lake Unit
see events for Kettle Moraine State Forest - Pike Lake UnitPowder Hill, 1 1,350-foot glacial kame, offers panoramic views of the park's unique glacial topography. Part of the Ice Age Trail. 678 acres. Features 32 campsites, showers, a dumping station, handicap- accessible picnic area and campsites, seasonal naturalist programs, shoreline with marked beach area, fishing, 0.8 miles of nature trails, 7.1 miles of hiking trails, 1.5 miles of snowmobile trails, 6.4 miles of cross- country ski trails.
Call 262-670-3400.
3544 Kettle Moraine Road, Hartford, Washington County.
Kettle Moraine State Forest - Southern Unit
see events for Kettle Moraine State Forest - Southern UnitThe Southern Kettle's glacial hills and lakes make this a popular recreation for Milwaukee. Features 328 campsites, 49 electric sites, winter camping, showers, a dumping station, backpack camping, handicap- accessible picnic area and campsites, nature center, naturalist programs, vistas, shoreline with marked beach area, canoeing, boating, fishing, nature trails, hiking trails, horseback trails, horseriders' campsites, off- road bicycle trails, snowmobile trails, cross- country ski trails.
Call 262-594-6200.
S91 W39091 Highway 59, Eagle, Waukesha County.
Kinnickinnic State Park
The "KK" encompasses a large, sandy delta where the Kinnickinnic meets the St Croix River. 1,242 acres. Features handicap- accessible picnic area, vista, shoreline with beach, large swimming area, canoeing, boating, fishing, boat-in camping, 7 miles of hiking trails, 7 miles of snowmobile trails. On Cty F, 8-1/2 miles S of I-94, 7 miles W of River Falls.
Call 715-425-1129.
W11983 820th Avenue, River Falls, Pierce County.
Kohler-Andrae State Park
see events for Kohler-Andrae State ParkThis scenic gem on the shore of Lake Michigan offers a peaceful getaway with wooded campsites and 2 miles of sandy beach. Features 105 campsites, 49 electric sites, winter camping, showers, a dumping station, handicap- accessible picnic area and campsites, concessions, nature center, seasonal naturalist programs, vistas, shoreline, canoeing, boating, fishing, nature trails, hiking trails, horseback trails, snowmobile trails, cross-country ski trails. On Cty KK, 3 miles S of Sheboygan.
Call 920-451-4080.
1020 Beach Park Lane, Sheboygan, Sheboygan County.
Lake Kegonsa State Park
see events for Lake Kegonsa State ParkOne of the best-kep secrets of southern Wisconsin, Lake Kegonsa offers a variety of recreational and natural delights. 343 acres. Features 80 campsites showers, a dumping station, handicap- accessible picnic area and campsites, seasonal naturalist programs, shoreline with marked beach area, canoeing, boating, fishing, 1.3 miles of nature trails, 3.5 miles of hiking trails, 5.2 miles of cross-country ski trails.
Call 608-873-9695.
2405 Door Creek Road, Stoughton, Dane County.
Lake Wissota State Park
see events for Lake Wissota State ParkLocated on a manmade lake, this park attracts anglers after walleyes, muskies and bass. Features 81 campsites, 17 electric sites, showers, a dumping station, handicap- accessible picnic area and campsites, nature center, seasonal naturalist programs, vistas, shoreline with marked beach area, canoeing, boating, fishing, nature trails, hiking trails, horseback trails, surface bicycle trails, off-road bicycle trails, snowmobile trails, cross- country ski trails. Five miles NE of Chippewa Falls.
Call 715-382-4574.
18127 Cty O, Chippewa Falls, Chippewa County.
Lakeshore State Park
see events for Lakeshore State ParkIn downtown Milwaukee, Lakeshore State Park provides a unique urban oasis with recreational opportunities and amenities geared to the urban population. It is open from 6 am - 10 pm, but at other times anglers, people going through the park on designated trails, and registered guests at the marina leaving or returning to their boats may be in the park.
Call 414-274-4281.
500 N Harbor Drive, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County.
Lapham Peak, Kettle Moraine State Forest
see events for Lapham Peak, Kettle Moraine State ForestClimb a 45-foot observation tower atop the highest point in Waukesha Country. The park's glaciated topography provides excellent hiking, backpacking and cross- country skiing on lighted trails, 1,022 acres. Features Handicap- accessible picnic area and campsites, seasonal naturalist programs, observation tower, lighted trails, enclosed shelters, 14.5 miles of hiking trails, 5 miles of off-road bicycle trails, 12.6 miles of cross- country ski trails.
Call 262-646-3025.
W329 N846 Cty C, Delafield, Waukesha County.
Merrick State Park
see events for Merrick State ParkLocated on the backwaters of the Mississippi River, this park is a year round haven for anglers. Its marshy bayous are home to egrets and herons. 322 acres. Features 67 campsites, 15 electric sites, winter camping, showers, a dumping station, handicap accessible picnic area and campsites, nature center, seasonal naturalist programs, shoreline, canoeing, boating, fishing, 0.4 miles of nature trails, 3 miles of hiking trails, 3.5 miles of cross- country ski trails. On SR 35, 6 miles SE of Buffalo.
Call 608-687-4936.
S2965 State Rd 35, Fountain City, Buffalo County.
Mill Bluff State Park
see events for Mill Bluff State ParkSpectacular view of picturesque rock formations. 1,258 acres. Features 21 campsites, handicap- accessible picnic area and campsites, seasonal naturalist programs, vistas, shoreline, 0.3 miles of nature trails, 1.5 miles of hiking trails. On Cty W, just S of I-90/94, 7 miles E of Tomah.
Call 608-427-6692 or 608-37-4775 off-season.
15819 Funnel Rd, Camp Douglas, Juneau County.
Mirror Lake State Park
see events for Mirror Lake State ParkA picturesque lake surrounded by sandstone bluffs. Wooded campsites and boat, bike and canoe rentals: an ideal spot for a weekend vacation. Features 147 campsites, cabin for people with disabilities, 28 electric sites, winter camping, showers, a dumping station, handicap- accessible picnic area and campsites, concessions, seasonal naturalist programs, shoreline with marked beach area, canoeing, boating, fishing, nature trails, hiking trails, off-road bicycle trails, cross-country ski trails.
Call 608-254-2333.
E10320 Fern Dell Road, Baraboo, Sauk County.
Natural Bridge State Park
See a breathtaking natural sandstone arch created by the eroding effects of wind and water. Open for day use from spring through autumn. 530 acres. Features handicap- accessible picnic area, 1.1 miles of nature trails, 2.5 miles of hiking trails, 0.7 miles of snowmobile trails. On Cty C, 11 miles N of SR 60, 11 miles NW of Sauk City.
Call 608-356-8301
S5975 Park Road, Baraboo, Sauk County.
Nelson Dewey State Park
Take in a panoramic view of the Mississippi from a campsite atop the river bluffs. Tour the home of Wisconsin's first governor or relive history at Stonefield Village. Open year- round. 756 acres. Features 43 campsites, 16 electric sites, showers, a dumping station, handicap- accessible picnic area and campsites, vistas, canoeing nearby, boating nearby, fishing nearby, 0.2 miles of nature trails, 1.6 miles of hiking trails. On Cty VV, 1-1/2 miles NW of SR 133, 2 miles NW of Cassville.
Call 608-725-5374.
12190 County Rd VV, Cassville, Grant County.
New Glarus Woods State Park
see events for New Glarus Woods State ParkWooded campsites in quiet solitude close to the Sugar River Bike Trail. 360 acres. Features picnic area, playground, 32 campsites, showers nearby, backpack camping, handicap- accessible picnic area, seasonal naturalist programs, 4.4 miles of nature trails, 7.1 miles of hiking trails. On Cty NN just W of SR 39/69, 1 mile S of New Glarus.
Call 608-527-2335.
W5446 Cty NN, New Glarus, Green County.
Newport State Park
see events for Newport State ParkNewport's wilderness philosophy offers quiet forests and miles of Lake Michigan shoreline as quiet alternatives to bustling Door County. Features 16 campstes, winter camping, backpack camping, handicap- accessible picnic area, nature center, seasonal naturalist programs, shoreline, canoeing, fishing, 2 miles of nature trails, 30 miles of hiking trails, 13 miles of off- road bicycle trails, 23 miles of cross- country ski trails. 2-1/2 miles SE of SR 42, 5 miles E of Ellison Bay.
Call 920-854-2500.
475 Cty Rd NP, Ellison Bay, Door County.
Northern Highland - American Legion State Forest
see events for Northern Highland - American Legion State ForestThis is the largest of Wisconsin's state forests, with plenty of natural wilderness and solitude. 225,000 acres. Features group camping, rustic camping by permit, 886 campsites, winter camping, showers, a dumping station, backpack camping, handicap- accessible picnic area and campsites, seasonal naturalist programs, vistas, shoreline with marked beach area, canoeing, boating, fishing, nature trails, hiking trails, off- road bicycle trails, snowmobile trails, cross- country ski trails.
Call 715-385-2727.
4125 Cty Rd M, Boulder Junction, Vilas County.
Pattison State Park
see events for Pattison State ParkPattison is one of Wisconsin's cornerstone parks, with 165-foot Manitou Falls, the highest waterfall in Wisconsin. 1,376 acres. Features 59 campsites, 18 electric sites, showers, a dumping station, backpack camping, handicap- accessible picnic area and campsites, nature center, seasonal naturalist programs, vistas, shoreline with marked beach area, canoeing, boating, fishing, 2 miles of nature trails, 6.1 miles of hiking trails, 4.5 miles of cross- country ski trails.
Call 715-399-3111.
6294 S State Rd 35, Superior, Douglas County.
Peninsula State Park
see events for Peninsula State ParkHigh bluffs and sandy beaches, an 1860s lighthouse, a challening 18-hole golf course and professional summer theater performances make this park extremely popular. Features 469 campsites, 100 electric sites, winter camping, showers, a dumping station, handicap- accessible picnic area and campsites, nature center, vistas, shoreline with marked beach area, canoeing, boating, fishing, nature trails, hiking trails, bicycle trails, snowmobile trails, cross- country ski trails.
Call 920-854-5791 May-Oct.
9462 Shore Rd, Fish Creek, Door County.
Perrot State Park
see events for Perrot State ParkPerrot is nestled among 500-foot bluffs where the Trempealeau and Mississippi Rivers meet, with breathtaking river views. 1,276 acres. Features 96 campsites, 36 electric sites, showers, a dumping station, handicap- accessible picnic area and campsites, nature center, seasonal naturalist programs, vistas, shoreline, canoeing, boating, fishing, 0.6 miles of nature trails, 11.5 miles of hiking trails, 8.5 miles of off- road bicycle trails, 8.5 miles of cross-country ski trails.
Call 608-534-6409.
W26247 Sullivan Rd, Trempealeau, Trempealeau County.
Peshtigo River State Forest
see events for Peshtigo River State ForestEstablished in 2001, the property is Wisconsin's newest state forest. It was purchased from the Wisconsin Public Service Corporation (WPS) and includes the Potato Rapids Flowage, located 20 miles southeast of the main forest. The forest is open to the public with opportunities for canoeing, fishing, boating, hunting, snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, and hiking.
Call 715-757-3965.
N10008 Paust Lane, Crivitz, Marinette County.
Point Beach State Forest
see events for Point Beach State ForestLocated on a point jutting into Lake Michigan, this forest's 6-mile beach is a great place to catch a wave or walk in the sand. Features indoor and outdoor group campsites, 127 campsites, 66 electric sites, winter camping, showers, a dumping station, handicap- accessible picnic area and campsites, concessions, nature center, seasonal naturalist programs, shoreline, fishing, 1 mile of nature trails, hiking trails, 4 miles of off- road bicycle trails, 11 miles of cross- country ski trails.
Call 920-794-7480.
9400 County Hwy O, Two Rivers, Manitowoc County.
Potawatomi State Park
see events for Potawatomi State ParkThe view from the park's observation tower reaches 16 miles across Green Bay. Features 123 campsites, 25 electric sites, winter camping, showers, a dumping station, handicap- accessible picnic area and campsites, seasonal naturalist programs, lookout tower, vistas, 2 miles of shoreline, canoeing, boating, fishing, 1/2-mile of nature trails, 6.3 miles of hiking trails, 4 miles of off- road bicycle trails, 8.3 miles of snowmobile trails, 13.2 miles of cross- country ski trails.
Call 920-746-2890.
3740 Park Drive, Sturgeon Bay, Door County.
Rib Mountain State Park
see events for Rib Mountain State ParkThis billion-year-old hill is one of the oldest geologic formations on earth. The top of the 60-foot observation tower offers spectacular views. 1,135 acres. Features 30 campsites, handicap- accessible picnic area, concessions, seasonal naturalist programs, observation tower, vistas, 0.6 miles of nature trails, 7 miles of hiking trails, 1.5 miles of snowmobile trails, downhill skiing in winter.
Call 715-842-2522.
4200 Park Rd, Wausau, Marathon County.
Richard Bong State Recreation Area
see events for Richard Bong State Recreation AreaMulti-use recreation area. 4,515 acres. Features 215 campsites, 53 electric sites, winter camping, showers, a dumping station, handicap- accessible picnic area and campsites, nature center, naturalist programs, vistas, shoreline with marked beach area, canoeing, boating, fishing, 1.7 miles of nature trails, 14.7 miles of hiking trails, 13.2 miles of horseback trails, 11 miles of off- road bicycle trails, 13.2 miles of snowmobile trails, 14.7 miles of cross- country ski trails.
Call 262-878-5600.
26313 Burlington Rd, Kansasville, Kenosha County.
Rieck's Lake Park
Rieck's Lake Park becomes the resting and feeding station for hundreds of Tundra Swans between mid October and mid November. The park also has an observation platform which is staffed during this Swan Watch period. The platform also has mounted scopes and interpretive panels all year long. This area also has bald eagles, egrets, herons, several kinds of ducks all within close viewing and great for photography. The park also has restrooms and camping. Radio AM1620 only within park. Free admission.
Call 608-248-3499.
Two miles north of Alma on Hwy 35, Buffalo County.
Roche-A-Cri State Park
see events for Roche-A-Cri State ParkThe park's French name refers to the 300-foot-high rock outcropping that is the central feature of this quiet park. Climb the stairway to the top for a panoramic view. Native American petroglyphs can also be seen on the rocks. 460 acres. Features 41 campsites, a dumping station, handicap- accessible picnic area and campsites, seasonal naturalist programs, lookout tower, vistas, fishing, 6.1 miles of hiking trails, 4.2 miles of cross-country ski trails.
Call 608-339-6881 summer or 608-565-2789 off-season.
1767 Hwy 13, Friendship, Adams County.
Rock Island State Park
see events for Rock Island State ParkTake the ferry to this primitive Lake Michigan island park. No wheeled vehicles are allowed. Stone buildings, built by a wealthy inventor who owned the island between 1910 and 1930, now house exhibits. 912 acres. Features primitive camping, 40 campsites, backpack camping, nature center, seasonal naturalist programs, vistas, shoreline, canoeing, boating, fishing, 1 mile of nature trails, 9.5 miles of hiking trails. By passenger ferry from the NE corner of Washington Island.
Call 920-847-2235.
1924 Indian Point Rd, Washington Island, Door County.
Rocky Arbor State Park
A quiet and secluded escape just 1.5 miles from the tourist bustle of the Dells. Pines and sandstone bluffs. 225 acres. Features 89 campsites, 18 electric sites, showers, a dumping station, handicap- accessible picnic area and campsites, 1 mile of nature trails.
Call 608-254-8001 summer or 608-254-2333 off-season.
E10320 Fern Dell Rd, Baraboo, Sauk County.
Straight Lake State Park
see events for Straight Lake State ParkStraight Lake completes the largest missing gap in the Ice Age National Scenic Trail system in western Wisconsin. State officials envision that much of the 2,780-acre park will be used for silent sports including hunting, fishing, hiking, non-motorized boating and primitive camping. A state wildlife area to the north, is open for deer, small game, waterfowl and turkey hunting. Fishing is allowed, and boats must be carried in.
Call 715-483-3747.
120th St & 270th Ave, Luck, Polk County.
Tiffany Wildlife Area
Tiffany Wildlife Area offers 12,500 acres of free rustic walking trails, fourteen public boat launching ramps on Hwy 25 at Hwy 35 just north of Nelson. Hunting, fishing, trapping, nature photography, birding and wild berry picking are popular activities. Motor vehicles are not allowed anywhere in the wildlife area. Primitive camping is allowed by permit only. Camping permits are available at the DNR office in Alma. Contact: DNR 608-685-6222. Open year around. Free admission. North of Nelson.
Call 608-685-6222.
Hwy 25 and Hwy 35, Nelson, Buffalo County.
Tower Hill State Park
Visit the park's restored shot tower and melting house to see exhibits on lead shot making from the 1800s. Challenging bluff trails and panoramic views. Open mid-April through October. 77 acres. Features 15 campsites, handicap- accessible picnic areas, vistas, Wisconsin River shoreline, canoeing, boating, fishing, 1/2-mile of nature trails. 1.5 miles of hiking trails. On Cty C, 2 miles S of US 14, 3-1/2 miles SE of Spring Green.
Call 608-588-2116.
5808 County C, Spring Green, Iowa County.
Whitefish Dunes State Park
see events for Whitefish Dunes State ParkWhitefish Dunes offers rugged Lake Michigan shoreline and huge sand dunes. Many features for people with disabilities. Day use only. 863 acres. Features handicap- accessible picnic area, concessions, nature center, seasonal naturalist programs, lookout tower, shoreline, fishing, 1.5 miles of nature trails, 13 miles of hiking trails, 1.5 miles of off-road bicycle trails, 13 miles of cross- country ski trails. On Clark Lake Rd, 8 miles E of SR 42, 10 miles NE of Sturgeon Bay.
Call 920-823-2400.
3275 County Highway WD, Sturgeon Bay, Door County.
Wildcat Mountain State Park
see events for Wildcat Mountain State ParkLocated on a ridge rising steeply above the Kickapoo River, the park offers canoeing, unique campsites for riders and their horses, and an observation point overlooking the Kickapoo Valley. 3,530 acres. Features 38 campsites, showers, a dumping station, handicap- accessible picnic area and campsites, seasonal naturalist programs, vistas, shoreline, canoeing, fishing, nature trails, hiking trails, horseback trails, horse-riders' camp, cross- country ski trails. On SR 33, 15 miles W of Elroy.
Call 608-337-4775.
E13660 State Road 33 E, Ontario, Vernon County.
Willow River State Park
see events for Willow River State ParkTwo dams, two lakes, a trout stream, sandy beach, prairie remnants, and a nature center are feature don 3,200 acres of rolling countryside. Spectacular views of the historic Willow Falls and the Willow River Gorge. Features 72 campsites, 19 electric sites, winter camping, showers, a dumping station, handicap- accessible picnic area and campsites, nature center, shoreline with marked beach area, canoeing, boating, fishing, nature trails, hiking trails, cross- country ski trails.
Call 715-386-5931.
1034 County Highway A, Hudson, St. Croix County.
Wyalusing State Park
see events for Wyalusing State ParkCamp 500 feet about the confluence of the Wisconsin and Mississippi Rivers. One of Wisconein's oldest parks, with 28 Native American burial mounds. 2,596 acres. Features 132 campsites, 32 electric sites, winter camping, showers, a dumping station, handicap- accessible picnic area and campsites, concessions, nature center, seasonal naturalist programs, vistas, shoreline, canoeing, boating, fishing, nature trails, hiking trails, off- road bicycle trails, cross- country ski trails.
Call 608-996-2261.
13081 State Park Ln, Bagley, Grant County.
Yellowstone Lake State Park
see events for Yellowstone Lake State ParkOne of the few lakes in southwestern Wisconsin, 450-acre Yellowstone Lake is a popular recreation area year- round. Bluff- top campsites are a popular feature. Features 128 campsites, 36 electric sites, winter camping, showers, a dumping station, handicap- accessible picnic area and campsites, concessions, seasonal naturalist programs, vistas, shoreline with marked beach area, canoeing, boating, fishing, hiking trails, off- road bicycle trails, snowmobile trails, cross- country ski trails.
Call 608-523-4427.
8495 Lake Road, Blanchardville, Lafayette County.

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