ATV Area Closed
Just a reminder that the ATV Area will be closed starting on Saturday, November 21, 2015 for the 9 day deer/gun hunting season. The ATV Area will reopen on Monday, November 30.
ATV's are NOT allowed on any other County Forest Lands.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the office.
Be safe and good luck to all the hunters!!!!!
Just a reminder that most of the Wood County Parks will be closing for the season for any unauthorized vehicles between the dates of November 2, 2015 and April 29, 2016.
Dexter County Park Campground will remain open for camping until November 30, 2015.
Thank you to everyone who came out and enjoyed camping and other various recreational activities in our parks this season and we hope to see you again next year.
Watch for notices pertaining to the opening of winter recreational activities!!!!!
Looking for a gift for that hard to buy for person in your life? WE have the solution for you...
How about a gift certificate for tubing/skiing at Powers Bluff Winter Sports Area or a gift certificate for camping at any of the 3 Wood County Campgrounds!
For the boaters and skiers in your life, why not give them the gift of their annual pass.
Certificates can be purchased over the phone with MasterCard or Visa, or stop by our office located at 400 Market St, Wisconsin Rapids WI with cash or check.
Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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 (1) opening for a 3 year term. This Committee meets 4 times a year in January, April, July, and October on a Tuesday evening at the Sandhill Wildlife Area.
If you are interested, please fill out the attached form and mail it back to the Wood County Park & Forestry Department.
Powers Bluff Long Range Plan
This is a .pdf file and is very large. It may take a few moments to download.
Pets In The Parks
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.