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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 Thursday, May 19, 2016:


Trails are open. 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.


Join the Friends of Roche-A-Cri for Breakfast with the Birds on Saturday, May 21 from 9-11 a.m. at the stairway shelter. There will be breakfast provided by the Friends, a bird ID program, and a hike led by a volunteer naturalist.

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!


Camping is open! There are five electric sites in the park. If the office is closed or you use the prairie/winter parking lot, please self-register for park stickers. There are three non-reservable, first-come, first-served sites for Memorial Day weekend.

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: Thursday May 19 2016