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.

BLACK RIVER STATE FOREST, WI

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

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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.

Services & 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
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.
Click here for cost of the sticker.


About the Admission fees, please Click Here for reference.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

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

Phone Number:

Project Office: (715)284-4103