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a Wisconsin state park, forest, recreation area or trail.
Camping opportunities
in state parks and forests.
How to buy
a vehicle admission sticker or state trail pass.
Get Outdoors!
to attend a nature program or event with family and friends.
Contact information
For information, contact:
Council Grounds State Park
N1895 Council Grounds Dr
Merrill WI 54452

Council Grounds State Park Current conditions


Trails are open.


Don't move firewood!

Don't move firewood!Due to the potential of carrying harmful tree pests and diseases, Wisconsin has restrictions for moving firewood.

Camping reservations are being accepted.

Friends photo contest

The Friends of Council Grounds State Park is holding its third annual photo contest. For more information, see:

Council Grounds photo contest rules [PDF]

More information

The Friends of Council Grounds are always looking for new members. If you are interested in volunteering, contact the park at 715-536-8773.

Last revised: Tuesday July 25 2017