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South Wood County Park & Campground

Campground Entrance: 6411 South Park Road, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494

The park is located on 332 acres around Lake Wazeecha, which is the Native American name that means "Lake of the Land of the Pines."

Main Office: 111 W. Jackson St., WI Rapids, WI 54495, 715-421-8422 / parks@woodcountywi.gov

Make your camping & shelter reservations (up to ONE year in advance), purchase passes, permits, & more at our ONLINE RESERVATION SYSTEM!

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South Wood County Park is located around 148-acre Lake Wazeecha. There is a four mile trail encompassing the lake. This multi-use trail is mostly paved, and features community walk/run events annually. Trail users can enjoy scenic views throughout the year. South Wood County Park Campground is located on the south side of the lake. This campground hosts 73 campsites. The campground has shower facilities available to users. Lake Wazeecha is a great place for water skiing, fishing, paddle boarding, canoeing, tubing, and other water-sport activies.

There are numerous small sandy beaches that are perfect for parking a boat and having a picnic. There are plentiful fishing opportunities by boat and shoreline. The park hosts the State Water Ski Show Tournament, held each July at Red Sands Beach. South Wood County Park is surrounded by suburban neighborhoods providing outdoor recreations opportunities within walking distance. Some other highlights of the park include: Willow Run Disc Golf Course, two beaches, five (5) reservable shelters, a boat launch, and numerous picnic areas.

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Facilities & Activities

*Campground (73 sites)
*Lake Wazeecha (148 acres)
*Restroom & Shower Facilities
*Dump Station & Potable Water
*Playground Equipment
*Boat Wash Down Station
*Willow Run Disc Golf Course
*Accessible Fishing Dock
*Picnic Areas/Tables/Grills
*Enclosed (1)/Open (4) Shelters
*Toilets (Flush/Vault)
*Wood & Ice Sales
*Boat Landings
*Hiking/Biking Trails
*Wildlife Observation
*White Sands Swimming Beach
*Red Sands Swimming Beach

South Park Trails: Multi-use hiking/biking trail is 4.1 miles. It is not groomed during the winter and there is no fee.

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