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Family Adventure Awaits at Wisconsin’s 49 State Parks

Spring has sprung. And with 49 state parks, more than 500 boat launches, 15 state forests, 44 state trails, more than 5,000 campsites, and much more – your adventure awaits. As the season began, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources announced several State Park System updates. Starting April 30, the following changes will be implemented:

  • Observation towers and playgrounds will be open.
  • Volunteer group sizes will be increased to 50 people.
  • Capacity for open-air shelters, amphitheaters, and outdoor group campgrounds will be increased to 100 people.
  • In addition, the following amenities continue to be available to state park visitors:
  • Family camping (100% reservable with auto check-in).
  • Outdoor group camping, maximum capacity of 100 people (100% reservable with auto check-in).
  • Bathroom and dump station facilities.
  • Accessible cabins.
  • Drive-up window service.
  • Concessions, including firewood sales.

Learn more about Wisconsin’s State Park System at

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