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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:
Roche-A-Cri State Park
1767 State Highway 13
Friendship WI 53934
608-339-6881 (summer)
608-565-2789 (off-season)

Roche-A-Cri State Park Current conditions

Conditions as of Monday, April 18, 2016:


The main gate is closed for the season. Please do not park in front of the gate. Parking is available in the winter lot on Czech Ave and vehicle admission stickers are required.


Trails are open. Please remember the stairway is not maintained for winter use and no food, pets or drinks are allowed on the stairway. Users must keep on the stairway to protect the fragile ecosystem of the bluff. The stairway is open from 6 a.m. to sunset.


Mark your calendar for the annual Work*Play*Earth Day event on Saturday, May 7 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call the park office at 608-565-2789 to sign up.

See the DNR Events Calendar for a list of events at Roche-A-Cri and other state parks.

The 2016 photo contest has started. Spring is a great time for photos!


The campground is 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.

Make reservations for the 2016 camping season.

More information

In season, GPS units, horseshoes and volleyballs are available to check out at the park office.

When the office is closed, please self-register for park admission and camping fees.

Last revised: Monday April 18 2016