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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: Tue May 03 2016


One of few lakes in southwestern Wisconsin, 450-acre Yellowstone Lake is a popular recreation area year-round that offers fishing, swimming, and boating.

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Comfort Station
  • Disabled Access Only
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Electric
  • Handicap Access
  • Pit Toilet
  • Playground
  • Showers
  • Toilet, Pit/Vault
  • Water Drinking
Alerts and Important Information
Reservations from May 1st until October 31st.
  • Flush Toilet/Shower building is open from 05/01 through 10/31 (weather permitting).
  • All campsites are located on the top of the Hill.

    Yellowstone Lake has no restrictions on types of motors allowed on the lake. The private concessionaires that run the boat rental and the Dairy Bar Restaurant are open Memorial Day through Labor Day.

    Park admission stickers are REQUIRED on all vehicles using the park and must be properly attached, this is an additional fee that is not included in your campsite reservation. Click here for cost of the sticker.Park admission stickers can be purchased upon your arrival at the park.

  • 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):
    42.76944, -89.97083
    42°46'10"N, 89°58'15"W

    Yellowstone Lake State Park is located approximately 50 miles southwest of Madison off Cty Hwy F, between Blanchardville and Darlington.

    Contact Information:

    Mailing Address:

    8495 LAKE ROAD

    Phone Number:

    Project Office: (608)523-4427