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a Wisconsin state park, forest, recreation area or trail.
Camping opportunities
in state parks and forests.
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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:
High Cliff State Park
N7630 State Park Rd
Sherwood WI 54169

High Cliff State Park Current conditions


Cross-country ski trail conditions.

The Horse/Bike trails are closed for the season. They are open May 15 through November 15, weather permitting. Winter fat tire biking is allowed on the segment of the Red Bird Trails that travels from the Red Bird Statue to the family campground and on park roads.

Park maps are available on-line [PDF] and in the park office entryway when the park office is closed.


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.

Off-season camping is available on a first-come, first-served basis in the Group Campground at family site rates from November 16 through April 14. Sites are non-electric and not plowed. Vault toilets are available in the campground and water is available at the park office (when open).

The family campground is closed for the season. It is open April 15 through November 15. Camping reservations are highly recommended for weekend camping Memorial Day through Labor Day and anytime for electric campsites. You can make reservations online or by calling 1-888-947-2757.


See the DNR Events Calendar for a list of all events at High Cliff and other state park properties.


For current beach conditions, visit the Wisconsin Beach Health website [exit DNR].

Office hours

Park office hours vary by season. On occasion, the park office may be closed without notice when staff is working in the field. If you require personal service, call the park at 920-989-1106 in advance of your visit.

The self-pay station is available to pay for vehicle admission stickers and camping fees when the park office is closed.

Park office entryway
The High Cliff State Park office entryway is available for self-registration when the office is closed.


Volunteer opportunities await you at High Cliff State Park. Please send us an e-mail indicating your interest in volunteering and your time, talent and availability. Your name will be added to our volunteer opportunities e-mail distribution list. Whenever volunteer opportunities arise, we will send out an e-mail notification.

Last revised: Thursday February 01 2018