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Wood County Parks and Forestry

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


Posted 3/14/2019 by sgreen@co.wood.wi.us

Powers Bluff Boutique Shopping & Fundraiser is this weekend! COME JOIN US

Posted 3/13/2019 by sgreen@co.wood.wi.us
See attachment for information!

Request For Bids: White Beach Shelter Remodel Project

Posted 3/12/2019 by sgreen@co.wood.wi.us

February 25, 2019

Request for Bids

White Beach Shelter Remodel Project

The Wood County Parks and Forestry Department will receive sealed bids for the White Beach Shelter Building Remodel Project, located at 5510 Wazeecha Ave., Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494. 

Bids will be accepted until 3:00 pm, Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at the Wood County Parks and Forestry Office, 111 West Jackson Street,Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54495.  Bids may be mailed or delivered to the Parks and Forestry Department Office.  Emailed bids will not be accepted. 

Bids will be publicly opened and read at the Wood County Parks and Forestry Office at 3:15 pm, Tuesday, April 2, 2019.

Bids will be reviewed, and possibly awarded, at the Wood County Highway, Infrastructure & Recreation Committee meeting on Thursday, April 4, 2019.

Plans, specifications, bidding procedures, and forms are available on the Wood County website, at the Wood County Parks and Forestry office, or available by calling 715- 421-8422 and requesting a copy by mail. Mailed copies will cost $10.00 per set.

Bids must be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked “WHITE BEACH SHELTER RENOVATION BID”.

Bids must contain a bid bond for 5% of the bid offered.  Bid award winners will be required to enter into contract with Wood County, and will be required to provide a performance bond for the total bid amount.

Wood County reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids, or accept the bid deemed most advantageous by Wood County.


Wood County Snowmobile Trails Close Wednesday

Posted 3/12/2019 by sgreen@co.wood.wi.us
see attachment.

March 29, 2019 Timber Sale Bid Opening

Posted 2/27/2019 by sgreen@co.wood.wi.us
Click on attachment for the full Prospectus. Thank you!

Pets in the Parks

Posted 10/30/2018 by sgreen@co.wood.wi.us
A friendly reminder to all of our customers that utilize our parks. Your pets
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

Powers Bluff Long Range Master Plan

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

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.