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Devil's Lake State Park

View Website Favorite (129) S5975 Park Rd - Baraboo, WI 53913
Information: 608-356-8301
Toll Free: 888-936-7463

6am-11pm.

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Daily stickers and trail passes can be purchased at individual properties via self-registration stations, electronic kiosk or drive-up window service. Annual park stickers only, can be purchased online. Annual park stickers and state trail passes can also be purchased over the phone by calling 1-888-305-0398 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., seven days per week or with questions: 1-888-936-7463, 7 a.m. - 10 p.m. daily.

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

Nearby Places

1
Downtown Baraboo Fair on the Square 10/10/2020 Baraboo - 2.8 miles away
2
Victorian Kilbourn Walking Tour 5/08/2020 Wisconsin Dells - 13.73 miles away
3
Haunted Kilbourn: Original Dells Ghost Walk 5/22/2020 Wisconsin Dells - 13.73 miles away
5
Animal, Vegetable, Sustainable Art Exhibit 10/02/2020 - 10/31/2020 Portage - 15.72 miles away
6
CANCELED - Chili'n at the Cabin at Surgeons Quarters 10/10/2020 Portage - 17.2 miles away
7
Friends of MacKenzie Fall Festival 10/06/2019 Poynette - 17.59 miles away
8
Bucky Dual Sport Motorcycle Ride 10/24/2020 Cross Plains - 22.24 miles away

Travel Green Wisconsin Certified

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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