Attention: The law described below is expected to change to 10 miles on June 1, 2014.

Firewood 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.
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LAKE KEGONSA, WI

Photo: LAKE KEGONSA
Status: Open through Thu Oct 30 2014   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Fri Mar 20 2015   Later Dates
 

Description

One of the best-kept secrets of southern Wisconsin, Lake Kegonsa State Park offers a variety of recreational activities set along its 3,200-acre lake. Features include oak woodlands, prairies, and wetlands. There is a swimming beach and a boat launch within 1 mile of the campground. Fishing opportunities are excellent on Lake Kegonsa, and fishing from a boat is preferred. There are hiking trails and picnic areas and local marinas have boats available to rent. All sites are fully or partially wooded.

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Boating
  • Disabled Access Only
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Firewood
  • Fishing
  • Flush Restrooms
  • Handicap Access
  • Hiking Trails
  • Parking
  • Pet Picnic Area
  • Picnic Areas
  • Pit Toilet
  • Playground
  • Ranger Station
  • Showers
  • Swimming
  • Toilet, Pit/Vault
  • Water Drinking
  • Water Fillup Station
Alerts and Important Information

All sites are closed to camping when not on reservations.

Generators are not allowed in the campground.

Setting up your camp is not allowed between 11:00 pm and 6:00 am. If all the members of your camping party will not arrive at the same time, please make sure that everyone knows the confirmation number and the name on the reservation.

Boats must be removed from the lake and returned to the campsite daily. Fishing licenses are required for anyone over 15 yrs of age.

Pets must be leashed and attended at all times. Pets are restricted to specific areas.

The campgrounds are designated as "Quiet Zones".

Vehicle admission stickers are required in addition to the camping fee.Click here for cost of the sticker.
Between early May and mid June for one day there will be aerial spraying for Gypsy Moths in the early morning hours, areas of the park may include the campground. The aerial spraying is not harmful to humans and visitors can go to website http://gypsymoth.wi.gov/ . Or they can call the 1800-642-MOTH info line or more information.

Shower/flush toilet buildings open approximately May 1, 2014.
Shower/flush toilet buildings close approximately October 31, 2014.
Dump station open approximately May 1, 2014.
Dump Station Closes approximately October 31, 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.

Getting There:

Exit I-90 at Exit 147, Hwy N. Go south on Hwy N, then turn west on Koshkonong Road, turn south on Door Creek Road. It is approximately 4 miles from the freeway exit to the park. There are signs to direct you at every intersection.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

LAKE KEGONSA
2405 DOOR CREEK RD
STOUGHTON WI 53589

Phone Number:

Information: (608)873-9695