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Contact information
For information, contact:
Mirror Lake State Park
E10320 Fern Dell Rd.
Baraboo WI, 53913
608-254-2333

Mirror Lake State Park Current conditions

Trails

Bike trails are closed for the season. Weather permitting, trails will re open about May 1, 2018.

Fern Dell Trail Section: Due to wet conditions, a small section of the Fern Dell Trail is temporarily closed to all uses.

Events

Nature program schedules are also posted on park bulletin boards and at the park office. For a complete list of upcoming programs, see Mirror Lake events.

  • Candlelight Events – Park staff and the Friends of Mirror Lake will be hosting our annual candlelight events on Saturdays, Jan. 6 and Feb. 3, 2018 from 6-8 p. m.
  • Snowshoe Hikes – Saturdays, Jan. 20 and Feb. 10, 2018 volunteer naturalist Marty will be leading a couple of snowshoe hikes. Hikes start at the park office at 10 a.m.

Kids are also encouraged to participate in the Wisconsin Explorer Program.

Camping

Winter camping is available in the Sandstone Ridge Campground at sites 58-65 from Nov. 1 through May 1. Vault toilets are available behind site 59 and water is available at the park entrance station. Firewood is available to purchase at the park office when the park office is open.

The Group Camp, Cliffwood and Blue Water Bay campgrounds and all shower building are closed for the season.

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.

All campers, including those with reservations, must register/check in at the park office before setting up camp. Remember, no one may set up between 11 p.m. and 6 a.m.

Campsite reservations for dates in May through October are highly recommended especially for weekends, holidays and electrical sites. A limited number of campsites are available on a first-come, first-served basis; however these sites generally fill up early during the summer and weekends in the fall.

Fishing and boating

For size and bag limits for Mirror Lake, see the General Inland Waters section in the current fishing regulations and trout fishing regulations for category status of Mirror Lake and Dell Creek.

Mirror Lake is slow-no-wake for the entire lake; this makes the lake a very enjoyable experience for paddling and fishing. There are two boat landings on Mirror Lake. One is located within the state park and hosts our concessions and boat rentals. The other is the Town of Delton launch which is located on Lakeview Road off State Highway 23 at the west end of the lake.

Visitor center

The Mirror Lake Visitor Center is the place to go for park information, to register for camping and to buy a vehicle admission sticker. The park office is open daily from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. If you arrive when the office is closed, the self-registration station is located next to the front door.

Last revised: Monday December 04 2017