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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 Tuesday, October 14, 2014:


The main gate and campground are closed for the season. Parking is in the winter lot on Czech Ave. Park stickers are still required; please use the self-registration.

Please do not park in front of the main gate.

No food, pets or drinks are allowed on the stairway. Users are restricted to the stairway and it is open from 6 am to sunset.


Many picnic areas in the park to enjoy the start of fall weather.


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.


Hunting in Roche-A-Cri will start November 15th. There are areas outside the park open for early bow hunting, small game and trapping.


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

More information

Fall colors are starting in the prairie and in the park. The 2015 photo contest has started!

GPS units are available to check out at the park office. Horseshoes and volleyballs are available to check out and use at the mound shelter. There are many picnic areas in the park to enjoy the start of fall weather.

Looking to help out the park?  Ask for a trash bag for pulling garlic mustard in the campground area.

We are looking for camp hosts for the summer.  Call the Buckhorn office at 608-565-2789 if interested.

Last revised: Tuesday October 14 2014