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Firewood Notice: Firewood is not allowed on Wisconsin State Park, Trail or Forest properties from more than 10 miles away from the destination campground, unless it is certified by WI DATCP. The certified wood has been processed to kill harmful pests and diseases they may have hidden inside.
In addition, firewood that has been in a Wisconsin EAB quarantined area is not allowed on properties outside of the quarantined area. Please buy firewood nearby or at the property you are going to. Call the DNR toll-free Firewood Hotline 1-877-303-WOOD (9663) for information before packing for a trip.

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Status: Open year round.
Max reservation window: Fri Apr 29 2016


High Cliff State Park is situated on limestone cliffs, sacred to Native Americans, that overlook the largest inland lake in Wisconsin. History and geology buffs will enjoy the park`s effigy mounds, lime kiln and quarry.

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Amphitheater
  • Baseball
  • Boating
  • Camp Store
  • Comfort Station
  • Disabled Access Only
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Firewood
  • Fishing
  • Flush Restrooms
  • Handicap Access
  • Hiking Trails
  • Nature Area
  • Nature Center
  • Parking
  • Pay Phone
  • Picnic Areas
  • Pit Toilet
  • Playground
  • Playground
  • Playground Equip
  • Recycling Station
  • Showers
  • Storage
  • Swimming
  • Toilet, Pit/Vault
  • Volleyball
  • Water Drinking
Alerts and Important Information
Visitors access the park via Pigeon Road off State Highway 114 west of Sherwood. Note: there is no access off High Cliff Road.

Outdoor group site reservations accepted 04/01 to 10/31 each year.
  • Sites 001 - 052: reservations 05/01 - 10/31
  • Group Sites: reservations 04/01 - 10/31
  • Sites 053 - 112: reservations 05/01 - 10/31
  • Site 058 is the Host site and not available for reservations.
  • 1st come / 1st served 11/01 to 03/31 each year as snow allows; sites are NOT plowed. 1st come / 1served sites with electric are available 11/1 to 11/30. From 12/01 through 03/31 only primitive* winter camping is available. * Sites are non-electric and only pit toilets are available. Call park for more details at (920) 989-1106.
  • All vehicles and wheeled units must be parked on the driveway. Tents set-up on gravel pad.
  • There are no overnight camping facilities for campers with horses.
  • No water hook-up sites in the park.
  • A trailer dumping station is available.
  • Vehicle admission stickers are required.Click here for cost of the sticker.

    Shower/flush toilet buildings open approximately mid-May
    Shower/flush toilet buildings close approximately mid-October
    Dump station open approximately early April
    Dump Station Closes approximately late October
    These facilities are weather dependent and dates can change. Check with the property if you have questions.

    For information regarding hunting in Wisconsin State Parks follow this link to the DNR web site Click here for more information

    About the Admission fees, please Click Here for reference.

    Getting There:

    GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
    44.16667, -88.28333
    44°10'0"N, 88°17'0"W

    High Cliff State Park is located 9 miles east of Appleton on Hwy 114. Drive south on Pigeon Road, and turn left on State Park Road and follow to the park entrance.

    Contact Information:

    Mailing Address:

    SHERWOOD  WI  54169

    Phone Number:

    Information:  (920)989-1106