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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

Parks & Campgrounds closing October 31st

Posted 10/21/2020 by sgreen@co.wood.wi.us

Wood County Parks and Campground closing 10/31/2020.

NEW 2021 Members Needed for Wood County Wildlife Area Advisory Committee

Posted 10/8/2020 by sgreen@co.wood.wi.us
WCWA

We have at least one opening for a new member to this committee.  Please consider this great opportunity to make a real difference in Wood County!

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 openings. This Committee meets 4 times a year in January, April, July, and October on a Tuesday evening at the Sandhill Wildlife Area in Babcock, WI.

If you are interested, please fill out the attached form and mail it back to the Wood County Parks & Forestry Department. Thank you!

Sandra Green

Office Supervisor

sgreen@co.wood.wi.us, 715-421-8422

15-year plan Forestry Survey, Parks & Forestry

Posted 2/5/2020 by sgreen@co.wood.wi.us

We are beginning the process to update our Wood County Forest 15-Year Comprehensive Land Use Plan. Once completed, the new plan will guide the management of the Wood County Forest for the years 2021 through 2035.

If you have an interest in the Wood County Forest, will you please complete a very short survey for us? Your feedback is very much appreciated. Thank you!

Stakeholder Letter

Click this link to take the survey: Forestry Survey

Fritz Schubert, Forest Administrator

Sandra Green, Office Supervisor

Wood County Recreation Map

Posted 10/17/2019 by sgreen@co.wood.wi.us

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
MUST BE ON A LEASH AT ALL TIMES
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