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Perrot State Park
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.
Show off your selfie skills! Find a selfie stand located on the boardwalk overlooking Trempealeau Bay near the Black Walnut Trail and stop for a fun photo. Share yours with us on Instagram using #ScenicWisconsin.
Perrot (Pear-oh) has the best view of the Mississippi anywhere, but you'll have to work to get to it. The river is narrow here, only a half-mile wide and smack up against the bluffs. Yes, bluffs. To cover the long loop you'll have to climb more than 250 feet several times. For an easy roll take the Wilber loop. Nearby are the Great River State Trail, a rail bed route, and the interesting village of Trempealeau. Good food and an excellent series of summer concerts make the Trempealeau Hotel a popular spot. The Army Corps of Engineers lock and dam in town is a great place to watch river barge traffic, and that's no bluff. 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.
Choose Your List(s)
- Disabled Access
- Pets Welcome/Inquire
- On Water
- Campground Type
- State and National Trails
- Trail Length (miles)
- Dumping Station
- Cross-Country Skiing/Snowshoeing Trail Type
- Publicly Owned
- Number of Campsites
- Adaptive Equipment Available
- Boat Launch
- Nature Trails
- Natural Attractions Type
- Parks, Forests, Trails
- Showers and Flush Toilets
- Camping Hook-ups
Travel Green Wisconsin Certified
Certified: (Req. 30 Points)
- Accommodates local events requiring access to state park facilities, such as run-walk events, bicycle tours, ironman events.
- Purchase in bulk/concentrate and uses reusable goods.
- Use compact fluorescent lighting.
- Replaced appliances with ENERGY STAR qualified products, such as furnace.
- Use low-flow water fixtures.
- Collect rainwater/stormwater on-site.