Devil's Lake State Park

View Website Favorite (146) S5975 Park Rd - Baraboo, WI 53913
Information: 608-356-8301
Toll Free: 888-936-7463

6am-11pm.

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Show off your selfie skills! Find two selfie stands located in the park. One is located on the north shore about 100 yards west of The Chateau. Find the other at the southwest corner of the lake on Cottage Grove Rd. Stop for a fun photo. Share yours with us on Instagram using #ScenicWisconsin. 

Wisconsin's largest state park offers magnificent views from 500-foot Quartzite bluffs overlooking a 360-acre lake. Enjoy lakeshore picnic areas, sandy swimming beaches, bird watching, or ease into the backcountry solitude. A beautiful year-round park with an intriguing natural history along the 1000-mile Ice Age Trail.

Nature programs are seasonal. Summer only features: hot showers, flush toilets, sanitary dump station, canoes available. Call park for pet rules. No gas motors on lake. 5 reservable shelters, call park for more info. No lifeguard on beach. Climbing/scuba at own risk.

The Wisconsin River once flowed where Devils Lake now lies. In its last gasp, the continental glacier blocked both ends of the river's quartzite gorge with moraine. The clean, blue lake and rocky bluffs it left make Devils Lake one of the most scenic spots in the state, and a great place to mountain bike.

Has adaptive equipment available for people with mobility impairment including specialized kayaks. 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
    • Boating Services Available
    • Camping
    • On Water
    • Pets Welcome/Inquire
  • Adaptive Equipment Available
    • Yes
  • Swimming
    • Yes
  • Toilets
    • Yes
  • Publicly Owned
    • Yes
  • Fishing style
    • Ice
    • Inland Lake / River
  • Boat Launch
    • Yes
  • Campground Type
    • RV
    • Tent
  • Number of Campsites
    • 412
  • Trail Length (miles)
    • 6
  • Snowshoeing
    • Yes
  • Dumping Station
    • Yes
  • Concessions
    • Yes
  • Camping Hook-ups
    • Electric
  • Nature Trails
    • Yes
  • Cross-Country Skiing/Snowshoeing Trail Type
    • Flat
    • Hilly
    • Open
    • Wooded
  • Canoe
    • Yes
  • Natural Attractions Type
    • Parks, Forests, Trails
  • Difficulty
    • Hard
  • Adventure Sports Activities
    • Rock Climbing
  • Beach
    • Yes
  • Rental
    • Yes
  • Showers and Flush Toilets
    • Yes
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1
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2
Sauk Prairie Night Market: Featuring Whiskey Farm 8/19/2022 Prairie du Sac - 9.75 miles away
3
Heritage Day Rendezvous Reenactment 8/26/2022 - 8/28/2022 Reedsburg - 12.09 miles away
4
Wisconsin Dells Spring Grove Cemetery Walking Tour 6/17/2022 Wisconsin Dells - 13.52 miles away
5
Downtown Walking Tour 6/04/2022 Portage - 15.57 miles away
6
Taste of Portage Market Fair 8/26/2022 - 8/27/2022 Portage - 15.69 miles away
7
Gandy Dancer Bluegrass Festival 8/20/2022 Mazomanie - 17.97 miles away
8
2022 Spring Green Car Show 8/20/2022 Spring Green - 24.43 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

  • Park prevents the introduction and transportation of invasive species through actions & education
  • Degraded lands are being rehabilitated through prairie restoration and a lake phosphorus reduction project
  • A raingarden collects rainwater/stormwater runoff
  • Low-flow bathroom fixtures are in place, which reduce water usage
  • Existing light bulbs are being replaced with compact fluorescents