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With nearly 3,000 acres of prairie, forests and panoramic river scenery, LocationWillow River State Park offers year-round recreation opportunities in western Wisconsin. The park is about five miles northeast of Hudson.

Camping Hiking Canoeing and kayaking Boating Picnicking Fishing Hunting Trapping Winter Activities

Contact information
For information, contact:
Willow River State Park
1034 County Highway A
Hudson, WI 54016
715-386-5931

Wisconsin State Park System Willow River State Park

Four scenic overlooks provide spectacular views of the water falls and Willow River gorge.

© Wisconsin Department of Tourism

Reserve campsites at Willow River State Park.


COVID-19 Update

Wisconsin state park system properties are operating 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. seven days a week. Most campgrounds are open with special conditions.

An annual park sticker or trail pass is required to visit state parks and trails. Buy before you go: annual and daily passes are NOT available for purchase at individual properties.

Office buildings, visitor centers, observation towers, shelters and playgrounds remain closed. For more information, please see:

Properties may be limiting admission based on capacity. Please make sure to seek out current property information on our website before visiting:

Park information

Welcome!

  • The park is open year-round from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Directions

From downtown Hudson, at the Vine Street stoplight turn east. Follow Vine Street up the hill to County Highway A (Carmichael Road). Turn left and follow County A to the park entrance. From Interstate Highway 94, take Exit # 4 and go north on US Highway 12 for about 1.6 miles. Go straight on to County Highway U for about 0.3 mile to County Highway A. Continue north on Highway A 1.5 miles. The park entrance will be on the left.

Fees

Concessions and rental equipment

While the lake is drawn down, canoe and kayak rentals are not available at the park.

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Last revised: Wednesday May 06 2020