Richard Bong State Recreation Area

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Information: 262-878-5600
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4,515-acre multi-use recreation area in Kenosha County with 217 campsites, nature center, lookout tower, birding, hunting, canoeing, fishing, hiking, and 6.5 miles of looped ATV/Dirt Bike trails on gently rolling terrain, plus a beginners loop. Handicap accessible cabin available through advance reservation. Picnic shelters and toilet facilities. Has adaptive equipment available for people with mobility impairment including sit skis for cross country skiing.

  • Features
    • On Water
    • Disabled Access
  • Campground Type
    • RV
    • Tent
    • Trailer
    • Group Sites
  • Shelter
    • Yes
  • Adaptive Equipment Available
    • Yes
  • Number of Campsites
    • 216
  • Cross-Country Skiing/Snowshoeing Trail Type
    • Flat
    • Hilly
    • Open
    • Wooded
  • Showers and Flush Toilets
    • Yes
  • Nature Trails
    • Yes
  • Toilets
    • Yes
  • Trail Length (miles)
    • 15
  • Dumping Station
    • Yes
  • Camping Hook-ups
    • Electric
  • Natural Attractions Type
    • Beaches
  • Publicly Owned
    • Yes

Nearby Places

1
Wings & Wheels 8/25/2019 Burlington - 9.42 miles away
2
Kenosha Art Market 6/16/2019 Kenosha - 15.86 miles away
3
Kenosha Classic Cruise-In Car Show 8/31/2019 Kenosha - 16.07 miles away
4
Cheese-A-Palooza 8/31/2019 - 9/01/2019 Kenosha - 16.08 miles away
5
Old Time Radio Drama Live: There's Always a Woman 6/22/2019 Racine - 17.55 miles away
6
Racine Zoo Classic Car, Truck & Bike Show 8/18/2019 Racine - 19.13 miles away
7
Walworth County Fair 8/28/2019 - 9/02/2019 Elkhorn - 20.88 miles away
8
Oak Creek Traveling Food Truck Tour 5/22/2019 Oak Creek - 21 miles away

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Green Innovations

  • As a participant of Clean Boats, Clean Waters program the organization helps to prevent the introduction and transportation of invasive species by taking specific actions and by educating their customers about invasive species. Additionally, they landscape with native plants that help to minimize the need for excess watering and fertilization. When necessary, watering, takes place in the early morning or at night to minimize evaporation.
  • The business helps to conserve and preserve natural resources and habitat, such as wetlands, forests, farmlands, and other environmentally sensitive areas. Projects to rehabilitate degraded lands are in place. Currently, a rehabilitation project for grassland nesting refuge, remnant prairie, prescribed burning, best management practices to protect sensitive areas and species during construction are all in effect.
  • Leave No Trace principles are promoted to customers and employees and publications are provided offering information on native plants and wildlife. Interpretative signs are used to educate customers.