Firewood Notice: As of June 1, 2014, firewood is not allowed on Wisconsin State Park, Trail or Forest properties from more than 10 miles away from the destination campground.
In addition, firewood that has been in an 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 Information Line 1-877-303-WOOD (9663) for information before packing for a trip.

BUCKHORN, WI

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Buckhorn State Park and Wildlife Area has over 4600 acres by the Castle Rock Flowage of the Wisconsin River. Unique cart-in campsites offer a rustic flavor. Some key features of the park is a 300 foot beach and plentiful wildlife. There are two accessible wildlife observation/hunting...
Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Mon Jun 29 2015   Later Dates

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Alerts and Important Information
Please be aware that mosquitoes and other natural pest can occur in very large numbers at this park during this time frame. Please come prepared in the event of a hatch or call the park to get more information.
Sites 8, 9, and 16 are available for winter camping on a 1st come / 1st served basis, when not on reservations. Except where noted below, all other sites are closed to camping, when not on reservations.

Cabin (C01) is for disabled persons only. Reservations, for the handicapped (ADA) accessible cabin (C01), are taken at Buckhorn State Park, call 608-565-2789 for information.

Family sites A1-A8, sites 27-29 and site 8 (users with disabilities) can accommodate pop-up and hard-sided camping units. Sites 1-26 and 30-34, 38-45 are walk-in sites; parking for these sites is in the general parking area. Sites B1-B3 are outdoor group sites. Two vehicles are allowed per site. Group sites have parking spaces for eight vehicles per site. Campsite 35-37 are reservable. Dogs must be kept on a leash and attended at all times.

Vehicle admission stickers are required.Click here for cost of the sticker.

NOTE: Mosquito Warning: Mosquitoes Hang around until the end of July or early August. So, please call the park to get an update on the Mosquito Levels.

Toilet & Shower facilities are seasonal and weather dependant but Vault Toilets are available year round.

  • Shower/flush toilet buildings open approximately May 15, 2014;
    Shower/flush toilet buildings close approximately October 15, 2014.
    These facilities are weather dependent and dates can change. Check with the property if you have questions.


  • For information regarding hunting in Wisconsin State Parks follow this link to the DNR web site Click here for more information

    About the Admission fees, please Click Here for reference.


    A dump station is being constructed and will be open during summer 2014. Check with property for updates.

    Toilet & Shower facilities are seasonal and weather dependent but Vault Toilets are available year round.
    Shower/flush toilet buildings open approximately May 15, 2015;
    Shower/flush toilet buildings close approximately October 15, 2015.
    These facilities are weather dependent and dates can change. Check with the property if you have questions.
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    Site 46-105 STANDARD ELECTRIC 6 66 Pull-Through
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    ** Arrival dates less than 48 hours in advance may be available by walking in at the campground. You must occupy the site.
    Overview

    Description

    Buckhorn State Park and Wildlife Area has over 4600 acres by the Castle Rock Flowage of the Wisconsin River. Unique cart-in campsites offer a rustic flavor. Some key features of the park is a 300 foot beach and plentiful wildlife. There are two accessible wildlife observation/hunting blinds on the shoreline as well as two accessible boat boarding piers, an accessible fishing pier, and a two story wildlife observation blind. The park also has an accessible cabin for use by people with disabilities. Visitors enjoy swimming, fishing and hunting at the park. The park is located 35 miles northwest of Wisconsin Dells.

    Booking Window
    Thu Jul 31 2014 - Mon Jun 29 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
    Walk In Thu Jan 01 2015 Thu May 14 2015
    Reservation Fri May 15 2015 Mon Sep 07 2015
    Services and Amenities
    Within Facility
    • Boat Launch
    • Boating
    • Canoe Rentals
    • Disabled Access Only
    • Drinking Water
    • Fire Rings
    • Firewood
    • Fishing
    • Flush Toilet/Shower Building
    • Handicap Access
    • Hiking Trails
    • Hunting
    • Information Center
    • Nature Center
    • Parking
    • Picnic Areas
    • Picnic Shelter
    • Picnic Tables
    • Playground Equip
    • Portable Toilets
    • Showers
    • Swimming
    • Toilet, Pit/Vault
    • Water Drinking
    Less Than 1 Mile
    • Seasonal Concessions
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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
    Walk In Season
    Jan 01 2015 -
    May 14 2015
    WALK TO NON ELECTRIC $14.00
    STANDARD NON ELECTRIC $12.00-$14.00
    STANDARD ELECTRIC $12.00-$14.00
    GROUP STAN NON ELEC $10.00-$40.00
    Reservation Season
    May 15 2015 -
    Sep 07 2015
    WALK TO NON ELECTRIC $12.00-$14.00
    STANDARD NON ELECTRIC $12.00-$14.00
    STANDARD ELECTRIC $12.00-$14.00
    GROUP STAN NON ELEC $10.00-$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
    Traveling north on I-90/94 from Madison, take Exit 69 (Mauston) and turn west on Hwy 82. At the stoplight turn north on Highway 58. At Cty Trk G (12-15 miles), turn right and go 4 miles to the park entrance.

    Travelling south on I90/94 from Lacrosse or Eau Claire, exit at New Lisbon, turn east on Highway 80 and turn east on County Trunk A. Go north on Highway 58. Turn right on County Trunk G for 4 miles to park entrance.

    Contact Information

    Mailing Address:

    BUCKHORN
    W8450 BUCKHORN AVE
    NECEDAH  WI  54646-7338

    Phone Number:

    Project Office: (608)565-2789
    Additional Information