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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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POINT BEACH STATE FOREST, WI

Status: Open year round.
Max reservation window: Mon Mar 23 2015

Description

Located on a point jutting into Lake Michigan, Point Beach State Forest's six-mile beach is a great place to catch a wave or walk in the sand.

Ride the popular Rawley Point Bicycle trail. The trail traverses through a pine and hemlock forest for 6 miles and connects to the mariners trail for an additional 6 miles.

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Comfort Station
  • Concession
  • Disabled Access Only
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Firewood Sales
  • Flush Restrooms
  • Group Camping
  • Handicap Access
  • Hiking Trail
  • Lighthouse
  • Maintenance
  • Nature Center
  • Parking
  • Picnic Tables
  • Picnicing
  • Pit Toilet
  • Playground
  • Ranger Station
  • Recycling Station
  • Shelters
  • Showers
  • Telephone
  • Toilet, Flush
  • Toilet, Pit/Vault
  • Water Activities
  • Water Drinking
Alerts and Important Information
Park open to 1st come / 1st served when off reservations.

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

Setting up your campsite is not allowed between 11 pm and 6 am. If all members of your camping party will not arrive at the same time, make sure that everyone knows the confirmation number, as well as the name of the person who made the reservation.

The road that goes past Sites 32-62 is accessible only to trailers 20 ft or less in length.

The outdoor group camp is designed for tents and small tent trailers.

Winter Camping Sites 1-73 and 83-127 are not accessible when there is snow cover. Snow can occur from November through March. The road to sites 74-82 is plowed, and 4 to 5 sites are plowed open along this route.

The showers and water are open until mid October and subject to weather conditions. In the spring, the water and showers will be open in May based on weather.

Point Beach State Forest is open to hunting seasons beginning is mid September through the spring turkey season. Most of Point Beach State Forest including the Indoor Group Cabin areas is open to hunting during the hunting season, however, the area north of the park entrance road and east of highway O is closed to hunting and trapping. This area includes the family campground and picnic areas.

During the period from October to mid May, personnel are on duty until 4:30 PM daily. If you will be arriving after that time, please contact our office to make arrangements for your late arrival. The group camp roads are kept locked to prevent unauthorized usage.



Shower/flush toilet buildings open approximately May 1, 2014 & May 1, 2015
Shower/flush toilet buildings close approximately October 27, 2014 & Oct 26, 2015
Dump station open approximately April 25, 2014 & April 24, 2015
Dump Station Closes approximately October 27, 2014 & Oct 26, 2015
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):
44.20222, -87.51861
44°12'8"N, 87°31'7"W

Point Beach State Forest is located 5 miles North of Two Rivers, on Cty Trk O.

From the South, take Hwy 42 North through the city of Two Rivers. When you see a Pick-n-Save grocery store on your left, go straight towards Lake Michigan at is point. You will then connect up to Hwy O, take this North until you see Point Beach use area signs.

From the North, watch for Point Beach signs along Hwy. 42 directing you to the state forest. You will then take Hwy V East. Hwy V will then connect into Hwy O, take this South until you see Point Beach use area signs.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

POINT BEACH STATE FOREST
9400 CO TRUNK O
TWO RIVERS WI 54241

Phone Number:

Project Office:(920)794-7480