Richard Bong State Recreation Area

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Information: 262-878-5600
Information: 262-878-5600
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4,515-acre multi-use recreation area in Kenosha County with 217 campsites, nature center, lookout tower, birding, hunting, canoeing, fishing, hiking, and 6.5 miles of looped ATV/Dirt Bike trails on gently rolling terrain, plus a beginners loop. Handicap accessible cabin available through advance reservation. Picnic shelters and toilet facilities. Has adaptive equipment available for people with mobility impairment including sit skis for cross country skiing.

  • Features
    • Disabled Access
    • On Water
  • Natural Attractions Type
    • Beaches
    • Parks, Forests, Trails
  • Number of Campsites
    • 216
  • Swimming
    • Yes
  • Trails
    • Yes
  • Toilets
    • Yes
  • Adaptive Equipment Available
    • Yes
  • Publicly Owned
    • Yes
  • Campground Type
    • RV
    • Tent
    • Trailer
    • Group Sites
  • Nature Trails
    • Yes
  • Boat Launch
    • Yes
  • Camping Hook-ups
    • Electric
  • Cross-Country Skiing/Snowshoeing Trail Type
    • Flat
    • Hilly
    • Open
    • Wooded
  • Trail Length (miles)
    • 15
  • Showers and Flush Toilets
    • Yes
  • Shelter
    • Yes
  • Dumping Station
    • Yes

Nearby Places

1
Hugh Jass Fat Bike Series 11/02/2019 Silver Lake - 5.73 miles away
2
Crafts in the Woods- YMCA Camp MacLean 11/30/2019 Burlington - 6.98 miles away
3
Light Up the Night 11/22/2019 Burlington - 8.22 miles away
4
UW-Parkside Annual Winter Arts & Crafts Fair 11/23/2019 Kenosha - 14.24 miles away
5
Holiday Craft & Gift Expo 11/29/2019 - 12/01/2019 Franklin - 18.25 miles away
6
Hugh Jass Fat Bike Series 11/02/2019 Franklin - 20.13 miles away
7
Winter Wonders: International Holiday Light Show 11/29/2019 - 1/01/2020 Hales Corners - 21.35 miles away
8
Santa Cruise and Santa Cause 11/29/2019 - 1/04/2020 Williams Bay - 21.53 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

  • As a participant of Clean Boats, Clean Waters program the organization helps to prevent the introduction and transportation of invasive species by taking specific actions and by educating their customers about invasive species. Additionally, they landscape with native plants that help to minimize the need for excess watering and fertilization. When necessary, watering, takes place in the early morning or at night to minimize evaporation.
  • The business helps to conserve and preserve natural resources and habitat, such as wetlands, forests, farmlands, and other environmentally sensitive areas. Projects to rehabilitate degraded lands are in place. Currently, a rehabilitation project for grassland nesting refuge, remnant prairie, prescribed burning, best management practices to protect sensitive areas and species during construction are all in effect.
  • Leave No Trace principles are promoted to customers and employees and publications are provided offering information on native plants and wildlife. Interpretative signs are used to educate customers.