Petenwell County Park

Open year-round with heated shower/restroom facilities. Lake Petenwell is the 2nd largest body of water in Wisconsin. This 431 acre park is on a beautiful lake, game room, designated swimming area, boat launch, playground equipment and hiking trails, heated showers and restroom facilities.


Located 17 miles northwest of Friendship. To get there, go nine miles north of Friendship on Highway 13, west 6.5 miles on County Trunk C, turn north on Country Trunk Z for 1/4 mile, and turn left and go 1/2 mile on Bighorn Drive.


  • On Water


  • Yes

Boat Launch

  • Yes

Showers and Flush Toilets

  • Yes

Trail Length (miles)

  • 2

Cross-Country Skiing/Snowshoeing Trail Type

  • Flat
  • Hilly
  • Wooded


  • Yes