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BLACK RIVER STATE FOREST, WI

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Two forks of the Black River flow through this State Forest. High sandstone abutments overlook nearly 68,000 acres of pine and oak forest.
Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Sun Jun 28 2015   Later Dates

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Alerts and Important Information
Reservations are now being taken for Castle Mound from May 1st through early October. The campground is open first come first serve untill snow and then a few campsites will be plowed.

There are five different campgrounds that are reservable; Castle Mound, East Fork, Pigeon Creek, Outdoor Group Camp and the Indoor Group Camp.

East Fork does not have a dump station, flush toilets, handicap access, shelter or showers.

Shower/flush toilet buildings open approximately May 15, 2014
Shower/flush toilet buildings close approximately Oct 1,2014
Dump station open approximately May 15, 2014
Dump Station Closes approximately Oct 1, 2014
These facilities are weather dependent and dates can change. Check with the property if you have questions.

A permitfor backpack camping is required.
Vehicle admission stickers are required.
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Footnotes: (applicable only where specifically marked above)
** Arrival dates less than 48 hours in advance may be available by walking in at the campground. You must occupy the site.
*** Some sites may be available only from the campground on a first-come-first-served basis.
Overview

Description

Two forks of the Black River flow through this State Forest. High sandstone abutments overlook nearly 68,000 acres of pine and oak forest.

Booking Window
Wed Jul 30 2014 - Sun Jun 28 2015

Reservations must be made 2 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 11 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Reservation Tue Sep 02 2014 Mon Oct 06 2014
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Boat Launch
  • Disabled Access (Castle Mound Only)
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station (Castle Mound ONLY)
  • Fire Rings
  • Firewood
  • Flush Restrooms (Castle Mound Only)
  • Hiking Trails
  • Parking
  • Picnic Areas
  • Picnic Tables
  • Ranger Station
  • Shelter (Castle Mound Only)
  • Showers (Castle Mound Only)
  • Toilet, Pit/Vault
  • Trails, Mountain Bike
Greater Than 1 Mile
  • Swimming
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Fees and Cancellation Policies

Fees and Cancellation

Fee Information
Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A non-refundable $10 on-line reservation fee will be charged for each reservation.

Payment Methods Accepted On-line:
Visa Mastercard

Cancellation Policy
A non-refundable fee of $5.00 will be charged for any reservation cancellation. An additional late cancellation fee may apply to cancellations less than 48 hours prior to the scheduled arrival date, depending on your reservation.

Please read the Fee and Cancellation Policy for more information


Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Reservation Season
Sep 02 2014 -
Oct 06 2014
STANDARD NON ELECTRIC $9.00-$17.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $9.00-$17.00
GROUP STAN NON ELEC $12.00-$40.00

*Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
**Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
Getting There
Castle Mound: From I-94, take Black River Falls Exit 116, travel west on Hwy 54 into Black River Falls. Drive to the third set of traffic lights. Turn left (south) onto Hwy 12/27. Then turn left (east) onto Hwy 12. The campground is located approximately one mile east on Hwy 12.

East Fork/Group Camp: From I 94, take exit 116 onto Highway 54 and proceed east 7.4 miles and turn left (north) onto Cemetery Road. At four miles when Cemetery Road ends take a right onto Old Highway 54. Travel 0.5 miles and take a left onto Campground Road. After 1.5 miles the Group Camp will be on the left, 1/2 a mile past this is East Fork Campground.

Pigeon Creek: From I-94, take Millston Exit 128. Travel East on County Rd O for approximately 1/4 mile, then turn left onto N Settlement Rd. Campground is located two miles N on N Settlement Rd.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

BLACK RIVER STATE FOREST
W10325 Hwy 12
Black River Falls  WI  54615

Phone Number:

Project Office: (715)284-4103
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