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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 Monday, June 29, 2015:


Trails are in good condition.

When the office is closed, please self-register. Free park admission and free fishing is coming up this Saturday and Sunday, June 6th and 7th.

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 but not maintained for winter use.


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.

As of June 28th there are still reservable sites for the July 4th weekend and 3 non-reservable sites.


The park is open for the first 3 periods of spring turkey hunting and is in zone 3. Check out the hunting map online or on a bulletin board. Youth turkey hunt is April 11-12.


Looking for camp hosts for the summer and fall!

Warmer weather is melting snow off trails and roads. Trails may be muddy with thawing ground.Mark your calendars for the annual work and play day, Saturday, May 2nd from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Lunch is provided, bring gloves, wear sturdy shoes and bring rakes. Call 608-565-2789 to sign up.

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

More information

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.

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: Monday June 29 2015