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Council Grounds State Park

View Website Favorite (19) N1895 Council Grounds Dr - Merrill, WI 54452
Information: 715-536-8773
Toll Free: 888-947-2757

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.

A 508-acre park adjacent to the Wisconsin River. The park offers 52 camp sites, restrooms, showers, swimming, a boat launch, fishing, biking and hiking. Near the site of Native American encampments, this park is a favorite for water enthusiasts. Accessible fishing stations and adaptive kayaks available. 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
    • On Water
    • Disabled Access
    • Pets Welcome/Inquire
  • Adaptive Equipment Available
    • Yes
  • Number of Campsites
    • 52
  • Cross-Country Skiing/Snowshoeing Trail Type
    • Tracked
    • Flat
    • Wooded
  • Natural Attractions Type
    • Parks, Forests, Trails
  • Snowshoeing
    • Yes
  • Shelter
    • Yes
  • Campground Type
    • Tent
    • Trailer
  • Boat Launch
    • Yes
  • Publicly Owned
    • Yes
  • Swimming
    • Yes
  • Showers and Flush Toilets
    • Yes
  • Nature Trails
    • Yes
  • Trail Length (miles)
    • 4
  • Camping Hook-ups
    • Electric
  • Dumping Station
    • Yes
  • Toilets
    • Yes

Nearby Places

1
Fall Craft Shows 11/09/2019 Merrill - 2.4 miles away
2
Haunted Sawmill 10/09/2020 - 10/31/2020 Merrill - 2.43 miles away
3
CANCELED - Chili Blast 9/26/2020 Merrill - 3.46 miles away
4
Northwoods Fall Art Tour 10/09/2020 - 10/11/2020 Irma - 11.55 miles away
5
Northwoods Fall Art Tour 10/09/2020 - 10/11/2020 Irma - 15.97 miles away
6
IRONBULL Red Granite Grinder Bike Race 10/17/2020 Wausau - 16.91 miles away
7
IRONBULL Ultra Trail 50k/15k 10/03/2020 Wausau - 18.89 miles away
8
Northwoods Fall Art Tour 10/09/2020 - 10/11/2020 Tomahawk - 19.67 miles away

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Certified: (Req. 30 Points)

To be certified through Travel Green Wisconsin, all participants must achieve at least 30 points on the Travel Green Wisconsin Checklist. The more points a business attains, the greener they are in their operations.

Green Innovations

  • All paper products contain a minimum of 30% recycled content
  • The introduction and transportation of invasive species are prevented through actions and education
  • Leave No Trace principles are promoted to visitors
  • A recycling program is in place
  • All light bulbs have been replaced with compact fluorescents