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Black River State Forest

View Website Favorite (29) W10325 Highway 12 - Black River Falls, WI 54615
Information: 715-284-4103
Toll Free: 888-936-7463

6am-11pm.

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Park passes are required but are not being sold on-site. Please contact the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Customer Service Center to purchase passes: 888-305-0398, 8am-3pm daily or with questions: 1-888-936-7463, 7 a.m. - 10 p.m. daily.

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68,000 acres of pine and oak forest with two forks of the Black River and high sandstone abutments. Permit required for backpacking. Hike, bike and ski.How about island hopping on a mountain bike? The 300-foot-high glacial mounds strung out like a seven-mile-long necklace in the Black River State Forest seem like islands in a vast ocean of trees. From scenic overlooks on their peaks, you can look to the northeast where 10,000 years ago the bottled-up glacial meltwater of Lake Wisconsin once covered 1,800 square miles. Pets are welcome in Wisconsin State Parks but must be on a leash and under control at all times. Certain areas may be off limits to pets. Visit our website for more details.

  • Features
    • Disabled Access
    • Pets Welcome/Inquire
  • Cross-Country Skiing/Snowshoeing Trail Type
    • Tracked
    • Hilly
    • Wooded
  • Publicly Owned
    • Yes
  • Trails
    • Yes
  • Natural Attractions Type
    • Parks, Forests, Trails
  • Toilets
    • Yes
  • Campground Type
    • Backpack
    • Group Sites
  • Number of Campsites
    • 98
  • Showers and Flush Toilets
    • Yes
  • Boat Launch
    • Yes
  • Dumping Station
    • Yes
  • Camping Hook-ups
    • Electric
  • Trail Length (miles)
    • 34

Nearby Places

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CANCELED - Karner Blue Butterfly Festival 7/18/2020 Black River Falls - 0.51 miles away
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CANCELED - Karner Blue 5K -10K - Half Marathon Run-Walk 7/18/2020 Black River Falls - 0.61 miles away
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CANCELED - Hatfield Carpfest 7/17/2020 - 7/18/2020 Hatfield - 10.46 miles away
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A Veterans Reunion: Desert Storm, OIF, OEF, to Present Day 7/18/2020 Neillsville - 21 miles away
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CANCELED - Midwest Rockbouncer Shootout 7/18/2020 Neillsville - 22.44 miles away
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CANCELED - Motorhead Mafia Car & Bike Show 7/18/2020 Neillsville - 22.5 miles away
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Sparta Crazy Daze Shopping Extravaganza 7/18/2020 Sparta - 24.31 miles away
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Concerts In the Park 7/15/2020 - 8/26/2020 Sparta - 24.56 miles away

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