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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.

All payments by check to Wood County Parks & Forestry should be mailed to: 111 W. Jackson St., WI Rapids, WI 54495

Parks and Forestry Announcements

Most Wood County Snowmobile Trails Opening & Winter Recreational Trails Update

Posted 1/27/2022 by sgreen@co.wood.wi.us

JANUARY 27, 2022
For Immediate Release:
Wood County Trails that are opening:
• Vesper Snow Drifters trails will open Thursday, January 27th, 2022 at 4:30 p.m.
• Sunset Drifters and Yellow River Riders trails will open Friday, January 28th at 8:00 a.m.
• Rudolph River Rovers will also open Friday, January 28th at 12:00 pm.
• Bakerville Sno Rovers and Auburndale Nite Owls remain open
• Kellner Knights trails will remain closed due to bare fields in system.
County Trail maps can be accessed on the Wood County Parks and Forestry Department website.
Please travel with caution, as conditions will vary. Respect landowners and stay on marked trails.
Wood County multi-use trails at NEPCO, Powers Bluff, and Richfield 360 are groomed and track set. Trail pass information is located at trail head locations.
Powers Bluff Winter Sports Area will be open Saturday and Sunday (Jan. 29th & 30th) for tubing and skiing. Two sessions: 10-1, 1-4, all day passes also available.
Please check our website, Facebook & Instagram pages, or Travel Wisconsin for updated opening and closing information.
Dan Vollert
Wood County Parks & Forestry Maintenance Supervisor & Snowmobile/ATV Trail Coordinator


Richfield 360 Announcement

Posted 1/14/2022 by sgreen@co.wood.wi.us

Snowmobile Trail Update

Posted 1/12/2022 by spotocki@co.wood.wi.us

The Auburndale Nite Owls Snowmobile Club opened their portion of the Wood County snowmobile trails this morning at 8:00 AM, Wednesday, January 12th, 2022. The Bakerville Snow Rovers in the NW portion of Wood County are also open as of Saturday, January 8th, 2022.

All other snowmobile trails remain CLOSED at this time.

Remember to respect private landowners and STAY ON MARKED TRAILS!

Drive safely.


Powers Bluff and Snowmobile Trail Update

Posted 1/7/2022 by spotocki@co.wood.wi.us

Powers Bluff Winter Recreation Area will be CLOSED, SUNDAY, JANUARY 9, 2022 due to extreme cold temperatures forecasted but Saturday, January 8, 2022 remain open.

ONLY BAKERSVILLE SNO ROVERS snowmobile trails will OPEN, Saturday, January 8th at 8:00 AM. The others will remain CLOSED at this time. They are busy continuing to groom, clean up from storms and high winds and work with the private land owners. Some areas are still in need of snow.

Check back for future updates.

Thank you


ATV Intensive Use Area is now OPEN

Posted 1/5/2022 by sgreen@co.wood.wi.us

Debris from the storm damage has been cleared from the trails. Please drive with caution and enjoy the trails.