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South Wood County Park Campground

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Park Address

6411 South Park Road
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494

Park Description

South Wood County Park is located 5 1/4 miles east of Wisconsin Rapids on CTH W. The park is located on 332 acres around Lake Wazeecha, which is the Indian name that means "lake of the land of the pines." The lake is 148 acres.

Camping is a popular attraction at South Wood County Park. There are 73 campsites, 54 of these electrical. Shower facilities are available.

South Wood County Park features two beach areas (White Sands, Red Sands), a boat ramp, a wheelchair-accessible area to fish, picnic areas, playgrounds, a 4.1 mile walk/bike trail, a nine-hole disc golf course, and shelter buildings.

The shelter buildings include small open shelters as well as a reservable enclosed stone shelter, a reservable large open shelter, and the Red Sands Beach Pavilion, which has both an enclosed and an open area.

South Wood County Park is the site of the State Water Ski Tournament held each July at Red Sands Beach.

Close-up view of the open part of the Red Sands Beach Pavilion showing numerous picnic tables under a roof and a serving window and entrance into the indoor part
Red Sands Beach Pavilion
View of the Red Sands Beach pavilion from the parking lot shows walkways and the view of Lake Wazeecha in the background.
Red Sands Beach Pavilion

South Wood County Park Facilities

  • Camping
  • Campsites with Electricity
  • Showers
  • Toilets
  • Dump Station
  • Fire Wood
  • Ice
  • Wells
  • Fireplace/Grills
  • Playground Equipment
  • Picnicking
  • Swimming
  • Boat Landing
  • Boat Wash Down Station
  • Fishing
  • Canoeing
  • Water Skiing
  • Enclosed Shelter
  • Open Shelter
  • Nature/Hiking Trail
  • Snowmobiling
  • Disc Golf