Wood County Parks and Forestry

Boating on Lake Wazeecha

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

Rifle Range Closed 6/14 from 8am-noon
Posted 6/8/2018 by sgreen@co.wood.wi.us
PSA: The Rifle Range will be closed next Thursday, June 14th from approximately 8am-Noon for clean-up. Thank you!
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.

Timber Sale Bid Opening, June 19, 2018
Posted 6/4/2018 by sgreen@co.wood.wi.us
Closure(s) of Red Beach for Aqua Skier Practice Schedule
Posted 5/17/2018 by sgreen@co.wood.wi.us
Parks Beaches Open 5/26/18
Posted 5/15/2018 by sgreen@co.wood.wi.us
Parks Military Appreciation Week 2018
Posted 5/2/2018 by sgreen@co.wood.wi.us
2018 Spring Timber Sale Bid Opening
Posted 4/25/2018 by sgreen@co.wood.wi.us
Attached is the Public Notice regarding a Timber Sale Bid Opening on May 18, 2018 at 8:30 am. The full packet can be found under the Forestry Tab on our website and then under "Timber Sales". You may also call our office at 715-421-8422 or e-mail to parks@co.wood.wi.us to request a copy. Thank you.
Sandra Green, Office Supervisor
Powers Bluff Development Project Brochure
Posted 2/2/2017 by sgreen@co.wood.wi.us
Powers Bluff Long Range Master Plan
Posted 2/2/2017 by sgreen@co.wood.wi.us
NEW and Revised Park & Forestry Recreation Pamphlet!
Posted 1/20/2017 by sgreen@co.wood.wi.us
Introducing! The newest version of the The Wood County Park & Forestry Recreation Pamphlet - Revised in October 2016. These are also available from our office in the Courthouse.

Currently, I am having trouble with uploading the attachments to this page.  You can find these on our Facebook page as well until then.  Thank you.
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.

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