Council Grounds State Park

View Website Favorite (11) N1895 Council Grounds Dr - Merrill, WI 54452
Information: 715-536-8773

6am-11pm.

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A 508-acre park adjacent to the Wisconsin River. The park offers 55 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
  • Dumping Station
    • Yes
  • Natural Attractions Type
    • Parks, Forests, Trails
  • Campground Type
    • Tent
    • Trailer
  • Trail Length (miles)
    • 4
  • Number of Campsites
    • 55
  • Shelter
    • Yes
  • Cross-Country Skiing/Snowshoeing Trail Type
    • Tracked
    • Flat
    • Wooded
  • Toilets
    • Yes
  • Showers and Flush Toilets
    • Yes
  • Snowshoeing
    • Yes
  • Camping Hook-ups
    • Electric
  • Swimming
    • Yes
  • Boat Launch
    • Yes
  • Publicly Owned
    • Yes
  • Nature Trails
    • Yes

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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