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Shelter Information - Wood County Parks & Forestry

Wood County Shelters

Reserve a Shelter

Reserve today using our online reservations system!

The Wood County Parks & Forestry Department has many shelter buildings available for rent.

To make reservations, you can do so online 24 hours a day.

Shelter Reservation Policy


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Special Park Facility Use Application & Permit

If you are going to have anything out of the ordinary for your event, such as a tent or a bouncy house (which requires insurance), at least 6-8 weeks prior to your event you will need to complete and submit a SPECIAL USE PERMIT APPLICATION.
If you’re not sure, take a look at the permit application.

Shelter Fees

Note: Enclosed shelters have a refrigerator available for use.

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

Partial days are for WEEKDAYS (M-F) ONLY with time frames of either 8 AM – 4 PM or 4 PM - MIDNIGHT, not weekend days, Saturday, Sunday & Holidays, which are full days.

Shelter Location Full Day 8 Hours Holidays
White Sands Beach Pavilion $125.00 (Not Available) $150.00
White Sands Beach Open Shelter $100.00 (Not Available) $125.00
Red Sands Beach Pavilion $200.00 (Not Available) $225.00
South Park Enclosed $250.00 $200.00 $300.00
South Park Open $125.00 (Not Available) $150.00
Nepco Enclosed $300.00 $250.00 $350.00
North Park Enclosed $250.00 $200.00 $300.00
Powers Bluff Enclosed $150.00 $125.00 $175.00
Dexter Park Enclosed $125.00 $100.00 $150.00
Dexter Park Open $50.00 (Not Available) $75.00
ATV Park Enclosed $100.00 (Not Available) $125.00

Shelter Capacities

Shelter Location Capacity Seating
White Sands Beach Pavilion 50 50
White Sands Beach Open Shelter 50 50
South Park Enclosed 250 150-180
South Park Open 120 100-120
Nepco Enclosed 250 150-180
North Park Enclosed 250 150-180
Powers Bluff Enclosed 150 130-150
Dexter Park Enclosed 150 130-150
Dexter Park Open 60
ATV Park Enclosed 100 70