Willow River State Park
A dam, lake, trout stream, sandy beach, prairie remnants and a nature center are featured on 2,891 acres of rolling countryside. Spectacular views of the historic Willow Falls and the Willow River Gorge.
Hours of Operation
6am-11pm. Winter: The Nature Center classroom is opened for use as a warming house from 9am to 4pm Saturdays and Sundays.
NE of Hudson on Co Rd 'A'...I-94 to exit #4, go N on Hwy 12. Turn left on Co Rd 'U'. 'U' turns into Co Rd 'A'. Follow Co Rd 'A' one and a half miles to park. Main entrance on left.
- On Water
- Disabled Access
- Pets Welcome/Inquire
Cross-Country Skiing/Snowshoeing Trail Type
- Blue Gill
- Northern Pike
- Smallmouth Bass
Number of Campsites
Trail Length (miles)
Showers and Flush Toilets
Natural Attractions Type
- Parks, Forests, Trails
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