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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

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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 disc golf.

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

Parks and Forestry Announcements

Parks & Forestry is Hiring for the Summer!

Posted 3/26/2021 by sgreen@co.wood.wi.us

We are hiring for a few seasonal positions. We have a Camp Ranger position at the South Wood County Park as well as a few Limited Term Employee positions in our parks this spring, summer & fall.

 

For the Camp Ranger position, the newly hired Ranger will be able to live in the Ranger cabin on the premises during their entire term if they would like.  That's a bonus!  

Apply here: https://careers.co.wood.wi.us/Careers/

 

Pets in the Parks

Posted 3/22/2021 by sgreen@co.wood.wi.us

A friendly reminder to all of our customers that utilize our parks. Your pets
MUST BE ON A LEASH AT ALL TIMES
while on any of the parks properties!!! This is an Ordinance and if violated, you will receive a citation from the park attendant.
Thank you. Sandra Green, Office Supervisor
Chapter 600 .08 ANIMALS (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


First Responders NEEDED for Powers Bluff!

Posted 2/1/2021 by sgreen@co.wood.wi.us

Wood County Parks & Forestry Department is in dire need of First Responders or Medical EMT's for the winter season at Powers Bluff this year.  If you are interested, or know of someone you could pass this information along to apply, please do so.  Thank you!

https://careers.co.wood.wi.us/Careers/Careers.aspx?req=1208201186&type=JOBDESCR

Parks Winter Brochure NOW AVAILABLE!

Posted 11/17/2020 by sgreen@co.wood.wi.us

NEW 2021 Members Needed for Wood County Wildlife Area Advisory Committee

Posted 10/8/2020 by sgreen@co.wood.wi.us
WCWA

We have at least one opening for a 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