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Merrick State Park
S2965 State Road 35
P.O. Box 127
Fountain City, WI 54629

Merrick State Park Camping and reservations

There are 65 individual campsites in three campgrounds and a 50-person group tents-only campsite at Merrick State Park. Large rocks have been set along the shore to halt erosion and protect campsites. Do not move these rocks. Registered campers may moor boats overnight at each campground. There are dumpsters, recycling station and a trailer dump station near the contact station at the park entrance.


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.


Firewood is available for sale at Merrick State Park.  Firewood may be purchased at the contact station, the park office or in the north campground at campsite #11.

North campground

The north campground has a flush toilet shower building. There are 25 sites, 22 with electrical hookups. Site #6 is accessible for people with disabilities.

South campground

The south campground has 35 campsites, including 28 waterfront sites on Fountain City Bay. In years the Mississippi River floods, the south campground is closed until the water recedes and the campground dries out. The north campground shower building can be used by campers from the south campground.

Island campground

There are five family walk-in tent campsites and a group tent site on an island, connected to the mainland by road. The island also has a log shelter, boat and canoe launches, picnic area, pit toilets and drinking water.

Last revised: Monday December 17 2018