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WILDCAT MOUNTAIN STATE PARK, WI
DescriptionLocated on a ridge rising steeply above the Kickapoo River in Wisconsin's driftless area. The park offers camping for families, groups and riders with horses. Canoes can be rented in the village of Ontario. Picnic areas, shelters, hiking, cross-country ski, horse riding and nature trails are featured. Observation point is 1200 feet above sea level. Trout fishing in Billings Creek, Cheyenne Creek and the Kickapoo River is popular. Nature building offers displays and information to visitors. Shower building and dump station for all campers are near the family campground.
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Alerts and Important InformationFirewood Notice: Currently, firewood is not allowed on Wisconsin State Park, Trail or Forest properties from out of state or from more than 25 miles away from the destination campground. In addition, firewood that has been in a Wisconsin EAB quarantined area is not allowed on properties outside of the quarantined area. Please buy firewood nearby or at the property you are going to. Call the DNR toll-free Firewood Hotline 1-877-303-WOOD (9663) for information before packing for a trip.
Peace and Quiet in Wisconsin State Parks:
Peace and quiet are among the things visitors appreciate most about Wisconsin state parks and forests. To keep the parks and forests quiet, the Department of Natural Resources prohibits operation of any sound truck, loudspeaker, generator, chainsaw, air conditioner or other device that produces excessive, loud or unusual noises without a written permit from the department.
WINTER CAMPING: Family campsites 1-30 and cart-in sites 101-120 (carts not available in winter) are on 1st come / 1st served basis. Sites 1-4 are plowed for winter use. All other sites are closed to camping after reservations dates.
Guidelines if an ADA Situation
Situations may occur on a property where generators are normally not allowed and a person may request permission to operate a generator because of a physical or medical need that may be covered under ADA rules. Please contact the property before making a camping reservation or arriving to camp on a same-day campsite arrival (no reservation).
Shower/flush toilet buildings open approximately May 15, 2013.
Shower/flush toilet buildings close approximately October 15, 2013.
Dump station open approximately May 15, 2013.
Dump Station Closes approximately October 15, 2013.
These facilities are weather dependent and dates can change. Check with the property if you have questions.
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Getting There:From the North: take State Highway 131 south from Interstate Highway 94 near Tomah about 25 miles to Ontario. From Ontario, go east on State Highway 33 for 2 miles. The main entrance to the park will be on your left.
From the West: Take State Highway 33 east from La Crosse about 39 miles to Ontario. From Ontario, go east on State Highway 33 for 2 miles. The main entrance to the park will be on your left.
From the East: Take State Highway 33 west from Reedsburg about 36 miles to the park. The entrance main entrance to the park will be on your right.
From the South: Take State Highway 131 north from US Highway 14 at Readstown about 23 miles to County Highway F. Go right (east) on Highway F about 1.5 miles to State Highway 33. Turn left (west) on Highway 33 and go about .6 mile to the park entrance, which will be on your right.
Horse campers: Follow the signs to go directly to Horse Camp (on Taylor Valley Road off Highway 33). Do NOT go in the main park entrance. Coming from Ontario on Highway 33, turn left on Taylor Valley Road before getting to the main park entrance. Coming from the east on Highway 33, turn right on Taylor Valley Road after passing the main park entrance.
Mailing Address:WILDCAT MOUNTAIN STATE PARK
BOX 99, E 13660 Hwy 33
ONTARIO WI 54651
Phone Number:Information: (608)337-4775