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Attention: The law described below is expected to change to 10 miles on June 1, 2014.

Firewood Notice: Currently, firewood is not allowed on Wisconsin State Park, Trail or Forest properties from out of state or from more than 25 miles away from the destination campground.
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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LAKE WISSOTA SP, WI

Status: Open year round.
Max reservation window: Thu Mar 19 2015

Description

This park has 1,062 acres of primarily young, rich forests and open praire, on a 6,300 acre man-made lake. It attracts hikers, campers, recreational boaters and anglers after walleyes, muskies, and bass.
**Walk-in season until April, 30th**

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Bike Trails
  • Boat Launch
  • Comfort Station
  • Disabled Access Only
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Fishing
  • Flush Restrooms
  • Handicap Access
  • Hiking Trails
  • Information Center
  • Nature Center
  • Parking
  • Pit Toilet
  • Playground
  • Showers
  • Swimming
  • Telephone
  • Toilet, Pit/Vault
  • Water Drinking
Alerts and Important Information

All campsites are available 1st come / 1st served at the park if not reserved. These sites can not be held by calling the park. The camper can call the Park to see what sites are open only for the day you call.

  • Pack-in style winter camping is allowed, though campground roads are not plowed and campsites are not maintained. Usually the snow becomes too deep to drive to sites around mid-November and stays that way until mid-March.
  • The shower buildings, water fountains, and dumping stations are closed during the winter months due to freezing temperatures. Pit toilets are open year round.
  • No campsites are situated on the lake. A 30 foot wooded bluff lies between the campsites and the lake.
  • There are no overnight camping facilities for campers with horses.
  • There are no water hook-up sites in the park.
  • A trailer dumping station is available.
  • Site 27: Hiking trail runs directly behind this campsite.

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

    Right Loop and Left Loop Shower/flush toilet buildings will open on May 15th, 2014.

    Left Loop Shower/flush toilet building will close on September 15th, 2014.
    Right Loop Shower/flush toilet building will close on October 1st, 2014.

    Dump station open approximately May 3rd every year
    Dump Station Closes approximately October 15th every year

    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):
    44.97194, -91.29833
    44°58'19"N, 91°17'54"W

    Lake Wissota State Park is located approximately 7 miles northeast Chippewa Falls.

    From Hwy 53 North, take exit 99 (Hwy S). Travel east on county Hwy S for about 5.5 miles. Cross the bridge over Lake Wissota and turn right on county Hwy O. Drive east 2 miles on Hwy O; the park entrance is on the right.

    From Hwy 29 West, exit on Hwy 178. Travel north for about 2.5 miles to County Hwy S. Travel east on County Hwy S for about 2 miles. Cross the bridge over Lake Wissota and turn right on county Hwy O. Drive east 2 miles on Hwy O; the park entrance is on the right.

    From Hwy 29 East, exit on county Hwy X. Follow X west until Hwy K. Drive north (right) on county Hwy K, then west (left) on county Hwy O to park entrance on the left.

    Contact Information:

    Mailing Address:

    LAKE WISSOTA SP
    18127 COUNTY HIGHWAY O
    CHIPPEWA FALLS WI 54729

    Phone Number:

    Project Office:(715)382-4574