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Speed boat on Lake Wazeecha pulling 2 kids on tubes.

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 Park Closing for Youth Deer Hunt

Posted 10/2/2018 by sgreen@co.wood.wi.us
Please see attached news release. Thank you.

Fall Camping!

Posted 9/7/2018 by sgreen@co.wood.wi.us
Enjoy fall camping in the Wood County Parks & Forestry Campgrounds.  

Wood County Beaches Close Date 2018

Posted 8/27/2018 by sgreen@co.wood.wi.us
See news release attachment.

Parks & Forestry Bluff Boutique Vendor Event, November 2018

Posted 7/18/2018 by sgreen@co.wood.wi.us
The 2nd Wood County Parks & Forestry "Bluff Boutique Vendor & Shopping Event" for Powers Bluff is scheduled for November 10th and 11th, 2018. Below is the vendor contract. If you are interested, please complete and mail in. First come, first choice of day. If Saturday is full by the time I receive your contract, I will call to see if you want Sunday. BOTH DAYS in March of this year, were extremely busy so if you are able to choose Sunday, please do so since we all know Saturday will be everyone's first choice :) Thanks everyone! Sandra Green, Office Supervisor

Fundraiser Raffle Tickets for Powers Bluff being sold!

Posted 6/4/2018 by sgreen@co.wood.wi.us
Raffle Ticket Fundraiser for the Powers Bluff Development Project!

Want to win a week of camping? How about 10 tickets to Powers Bluff? Raffle tickets are $5.00 each or FIVE FOR $20. Come and see us in the Parks Department at 111 W. Jackson St., WI Rapids, WI 54495 from 8am-4pm. Starting next week, these will be sold in the campgrounds as well. See your host or your ranger.


Closure(s) of Red Beach for Aqua Skier Practice Schedule

Posted 5/17/2018 by sgreen@co.wood.wi.us

Powers Bluff Long Range Master Plan

Posted 2/2/2017 by sgreen@co.wood.wi.us

Pets in the Parks

Posted 8/26/2016 by sgreen@co.wood.wi.us
Per our ordinance 600.08 (1) Pets. -It shall be unlawful for any person to allow pets to enter any public building, bathing beach, picnic grounds, or playgrounds within any County Park, or to run at large at any time on County Park grounds. -In other County Park areas and campgrounds pets are permitted provided they shall at all times be kept on a leash not more than 10 feet long. All pets shall be effectively restrained or under the owner's control at all times. No person shall allow his pet to deprive or disrupt the enjoyment or use of any area by others. -Pet owners are required to immediately clean up after their pets.

Pictures of CAMPSITES available on Facebook!

Posted 4/13/2016 by sgreen@co.wood.wi.us
We have uploaded pictures of each campsite as well as dimensions of the sites and pads at each campground on our Facebook page. You can better determine if your camper will "fit" in a particular spot, or if it's too sunny, or not close enough to the water.

Click on "PHOTOS", then click on ALBUMS". Scroll down until you find the album you are looking for. Check out our Facebook page and "LIKE" us. Thank you.