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Wood County Parks and Forestry
Wood County River Block Building (Map)
2nd Floor Room 202

Office Hours: 8:00am - 4:00pm M-F
Phone: (715) 421-8422
Email: parks@woodcountywi.gov

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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 disc golf.

For information on what Wood County has to offer contact the Wood County Parks and Forestry Department.

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Parks and Forestry Announcements

Wood County Wildlife Area Committee Member Needed!

Posted 6/1/2023 by sgreen@co.wood.wi.us

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


Beaches Opening Date 2023

Posted 5/22/2023 by sgreen@co.wood.wi.us

See news release.

Parks & Forestry NEW BROCHURE now available!

Posted 5/12/2023 by sgreen@co.wood.wi.us

See attachment.

Seeking Medical First Responders for Powers Bluff!

Posted 11/7/2022 by sgreen@co.wood.wi.us

Wood County Parks and Forestry Department is seeking Medical First Responders to be on duty during the Powers Bluff Park (Arpin, WI) winter sports operations and responds to emergency medical services.

We are offering a BONUS if you are hired. We will provide ALL DAY tow passes for any minor children you may have, to utilize the tubing/snowboarding/ski hills while you are working.  Thats right! ALL DAY passes for your kids.


New Camper Storage Policy Effective 11/1/2022

Posted 10/27/2022 by sgreen@co.wood.wi.us

Please see attachment that outlines the new policy.