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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:
Council Grounds State Park
N1895 Council Grounds Dr
Merrill WI 54452

Council Grounds State Park Camping and reservations

Council Grounds State Park offers family and group campsites.


Camping reservations for outdoor campsites can be made online or by calling 888-947-2757.


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 Friends of Council Grounds sell firewood at the park in season.

Family campground

The family campground is heavily wooded and has 52 campsites, showers and flush toilets. There are 19 sites with electricity. Each site has a table and fire ring. The campground also has a dump station and recycling containers.

Group campground

The outdoor group camp has three sites which accommodate 32 people each. All group campsites at the park have electricity.

Last revised: Monday December 17 2018