County Parks Great for Camping
Last Updated: 5/13/2014
Dust off your tent, lace up your hiking boots and gather up the kids for a camping adventure you won’t soon forget! Wisconsin’s county parks are some of the best places to relax and have fun. Whether you enjoy fishing, hiking, biking, swimming…well the list could go on forever! Each county park offers something unique for the whole family. Pack up and head out to one of these great Wisconsin county parks.
Located next to Wisconsin’s second largest body of water, this 431-acre park offers swimming, boat launches, playground equipment, hiking trails and more. Bring the whole family including your pets to Petenwell County Park, which has 500 campsites available to visitors year round.
For a more quaint experience check out Lake Emily Park which offers 18 exclusive camp sites. Each site offers electric and water hook ups, a fire grate and picnic table. When you’re not roasting marshmallows over the fire, take advantage of Lake Emily’s sand beach.
This Northwoods location is the perfect spot for swimming, camping, and fishing this summer! Nestled right along 900 feet of sandy beach, this park is ideal for family swimming and promises an abundance of fish for any angler. After a day in the water, stay the night at one of Veteran’s Memorial Park’s 65 campsites and gaze at the canopy of stars that can only be seen from this pristine location.
This unique park offers primitive campsites, hiking trails, fishing areas, canoeing and a little piece of history! Also known as the site of the annual Bloody Lake Rendezvous, Blackhawk Memorial County Park was named in memory of those lost in the 1832 Battle of Bloody Lake.
Explore this 10-acre county park and camp at one of six exclusive campsites to experience two historical markers at once. Pier Natural Bridge Park recognizes the significance of the Blackhawk wars in the area and offers a very unusual geological feature right on the Pine River that will surely amaze you.
A fisherman’s dream! Lake of the Falls County Park is the headwaters of the Turtle-Flambeau Flowage, a popular fishing spot. This park offers 30 campsites in three different areas for campers of all types. Don’t miss out on all the bass, walleye, muskellunge and northern pike while at Lake of the Falls.
Only three miles away from Park Falls is the Smith Lake County Park. Campers can choose from 30 different campsites before hitting the Tuscobia State Trail on ATVs. After a long day on the trails, sit back on the sand beach or build a campfire with firewood provided by the campground.This entry was posted in County Parks