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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, Nov. 28, 2016:

The main gate is closed for the season, but visitors may still park at the winter/prairie parking lot on Czech Avenue (south of the park entrance) to access the park. There is a vault toilet and the parking lot is plowed in winter. A valid vehicle admission sticker is required. Please self-register if you do not already have a park sticker.


The stairway is not maintained for winter use. Please remember 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.


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

The new photo contest has started for the year.


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.

The campground is closed for the season. Reservations for 2017 can be made online.


Hunting and trapping continue to Dec. 15. Bow hunting for deer continues to Jan. 8. Hunting maps are available online or at the park office to see the areas open and closed to hunting.

More information

2017 state park stickers go on sale Dec. 1 and make great gifts. If you self-register, the sticker will be mailed to you.

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 November 28 2016