Devil's Lake State Park

View Website Favorite (110) S5975 Park Rd - Baraboo, WI 53913
Information: 608-356-8301
Toll Free: 888-936-7463

6am-11pm.

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Snap a selfie with our best views! 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
    • Boating Services Available
    • On Water
    • Disabled Access
    • Camping
    • Pets Welcome/Inquire
  • Adventure Sports Activities
    • Rock Climbing
  • Fishing style
    • Ice
    • Inland Lake / River
  • Adaptive Equipment Available
    • Yes
  • Difficulty
    • Hard
  • Swimming
    • Yes
  • Natural Attractions Type
    • Parks, Forests, Trails
  • Snowshoeing
    • Yes
  • Trail Length (miles)
    • 6
  • Nature Trails
    • Yes
  • Campground Type
    • RV
    • Tent
  • Showers and Flush Toilets
    • Yes
  • Beach
    • Yes
  • Toilets
    • Yes
  • Dumping Station
    • Yes
  • Camping Hook-ups
    • Electric
  • Concessions
    • Yes
  • Boat Launch
    • Yes
  • Number of Campsites
    • 412
  • Publicly Owned
    • Yes
  • Canoe
    • Yes
  • Rental
    • Yes
  • Cross-Country Skiing/Snowshoeing Trail Type
    • Flat
    • Hilly
    • Open
    • Wooded

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2
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3
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4
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6
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7
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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