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Office Information

Wood County Parks and Forestry
Wood County River Block Building (Map)
2nd Floor Room 202
Office Hours: 8:00am - 4:00pm M-F
Reservation Hours: 8:00am - 4:00pm M-F
Phone: (715) 421-8422
Email: parks@co.wood.wi.us

Wood County offers visitors a variety of activities at any of our 7 recreational parks, 3 rivers, many lakes, 38,000 acres of county forest land, and 18,500 acres of Wood County State Wildlife Area.

While in Wood County you can enjoy yourself year-round with all types of outdoor fun ranging from ice-fishing to frisbee golf.

For information on what Wood County has to offer contact the Wood County Parks and Forestry Department.

The Wood County Parks and Forestry Office has moved!

Please note our new address information effective April 24, 2017

Regular mail & smaller parcel deliveries:

Wood County Parks & Forestry
111 W. Jackson Street
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54495

Large parcel deliveries:

Wood County Courthouse
Attn: Wood County Parks & Forestry
400 Market Street
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54495

Parks and Forestry Announcements

ATV Intensive Use Area Improvements Notification of Closure(s)

Posted 9/16/2020 by sgreen@co.wood.wi.us

PARKS CAMPING SPECIAL IN SEPTEMBER HONORING POLICE FIRE EMS

Posted 9/16/2020 by sgreen@co.wood.wi.us

One (1) NEW Member Needed for Wood County Wildlife Area Advisory Committee!

Posted 8/26/2020 by sgreen@co.wood.wi.us
WCWA

We have an opening for one new member to this committee.  Please consider this great opportunity to make a real difference in Wood County!

Are you interested in Wildlife and what happens to it in our area? Do you want a way to voice your opinion on how it should be managed? If so, then WE WANT YOU.....to join the Wood County Wildlife Area Advisory Committee. This Committee currently has openings. This Committee meets 4 times a year in January, April, July, and October on a Tuesday evening at the Sandhill Wildlife Area in Babcock, WI.

If you are interested, please fill out the attached form and mail it back to the Wood County Parks & Forestry Department. Thank you!

Sandra Green

Office Supervisor

sgreen@co.wood.wi.us, 715-421-8422

2021 South Wood County Park - State Water Ski Camping Reservations set for 7/15/20 at 8pm.

Posted 7/13/2020 by sgreen@co.wood.wi.us

15-year plan Forestry Survey, Parks & Forestry

Posted 2/5/2020 by sgreen@co.wood.wi.us

We are beginning the process to update our Wood County Forest 15-Year Comprehensive Land Use Plan. Once completed, the new plan will guide the management of the Wood County Forest for the years 2021 through 2035.

If you have an interest in the Wood County Forest, will you please complete a very short survey for us? Your feedback is very much appreciated. Thank you!

Stakeholder Letter

Click this link to take the survey: Forestry Survey

Fritz Schubert, Forest Administrator

Sandra Green, Office Supervisor