Richard Bong State Recreation Area

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Information: 262-878-5600
Information: 262-878-5600
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Park passes are required and available online, over the phone, at the property entrance station, or self-registration fee boxes.  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.

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. 

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

Nearby Places

Kenosha County Fair 8/17/2022 - 8/21/2022 Wilmot - 8.77 miles away
Waterford Lion's Club Fun Fest 8/11/2022 - 8/14/2022 Waterford - 9.76 miles away
River Rhythms 6/02/2022 Waterford - 9.97 miles away
Jerry Smith Farm Sweet Corn Fest 8/13/2022 - 8/14/2022 Kenosha - 11.91 miles away
Wisconsin Women's Triathlon (formerly the Iron Girl) 8/14/2022 Pleasant Prairie - 13.01 miles away
Treasures and Triumphs: A Walking Tour of Lake Geneva 6/11/2022 Lake Geneva - 16.05 miles away
Beer Barons of Lake Geneva 6/18/2022 Lake Geneva - 17.22 miles away
East Troy Electric Railroad Dinner Trains 5/07/2022 East Troy - 17.6 miles away

Travel Green Wisconsin Certified


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.