Richard Bong State Recreation Area - CLOSED

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Information: 262-878-5600
Information: 262-878-5600
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This State Park is closed effective Friday, April 10 for the duration of the COVID-19 emergency. If you have questions, contact the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Customer Service center:   1-888-936-7463 7 a.m. - 10 p.m. daily

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

Nearby Places

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Blossom Fest at Apple Holler 5/01/2020 - 5/31/2020 Sturtevant - 9.22 miles away
2
POSTPONED - Dairy State Cheese & Beer Festival 4/25/2020 Kenosha - 9.87 miles away
3
Spring Ice Show 5/01/2020 - 5/03/2020 Pleasant Prairie - 13.08 miles away
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CANCELED - get bEHIND the aRTS Studio Tour 4/24/2020 - 4/26/2020 Racine - 15.95 miles away
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CANCELED - Bunny Trains on the East Troy Railroad 4/04/2020 - 4/05/2020 East Troy - 17.61 miles away
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CANCELED - get bEHIND the aRTS Studio Tour 4/24/2020 - 4/26/2020 Kenosha - 18.08 miles away
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re:Craft and Relic® 1/25/2020 - 1/26/2020 Franklin - 18.18 miles away
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RESCHEDULED - Mutts Gone Nuts in Canine Cabaret 4/16/2020 South Milwaukee - 23.6 miles away

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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.