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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: Sat Jun 04 2016


Ancient lava flows, deep gorges and spectacular waterfalls make this one of the state's most scenic parks. Log buildings from the 1930's CCC era add a special charm.

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Comfort Station
  • Concession
  • Disabled Access Only
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Fire Rings
  • Firewood
  • Fishing
  • Flush Restrooms
  • Handicap Access
  • Hiking Trails
  • Parking
  • Picnic Areas
  • Picnic Tables
  • Pit Toilet
  • Playground Equip
  • Rv Dump
  • Showers
  • Swimming
  • Toilet, Pit/Vault
Within 10 Miles
  • Laundry Area
Alerts and Important Information
Campsite 1-3 available year round (reservable) Reservation season May 19,2014 through October 13, 2014. North Campground sites 1, 5-33 are on 1st come / 1st served basis, when not on reservations.

Pets must be on a leash and attended at all times. the maintrail,doughboy's nature trail is off-limits to pets. Water system will be turned off on 10/09. Water systems may have to be turned off earlier than 10/09 due to freezing weather. Group campsite is for tents only and one wheeled camper allowed.

Vehicle admission stickers are required.Click here for cost of the sticker.

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.

Showers/flush toilet buildings open approximately May 20th, 2015
Showers/flush toilet buildings closed approximately October 12th, 2015
Dump station open approximately May 20th, 2015
Dump station closed approximately October 12th, 2015
These facilities are weather dependent and dates can change.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
46.35278, -90.64583
46°21'10"N, 90°38'45"W

From Hwy 13 in Mellen, travel 2 miles northeast on Hwy 169 to the park entrance.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

RT 1, BOX 17AA
MELLEN  WI  54546

Phone Number:

Information:  (715)274-5123