Merrick State Park

Located on the backwaters of the Mississippi River, the park is a year-round haven for anglers. Its marshy bayous are home to egrets and herons.


From Fountain City, drive north 3 miles on Hwy. 35.


  • On Water
  • Disabled Access

Dumping Station

  • Yes

Trail Length (miles)

  • 3

Publicly Owned

  • Yes

Cross-Country Skiing/Snowshoeing Trail Type

  • Flat
  • Open
  • Wooded

Number of Campsites

  • 65

Fish Type

  • Blue Gill
  • Crappie

Camping Hook-ups

  • Electric

Showers and Flush Toilets

  • Yes