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Council Grounds State Park

A 508-acre park adjacent to the Wisconsin River. The park offers 55 camp sites, restrooms, showers, swimming, a boat launch, fishing, biking and hiking.

Directions: Located two miles west of Merrill on Hwy 107, turn south on Council Grounds Dr. to the park at N1895 Council Grounds Dr. Park entrance is well signed with several parking areas.

Gazetteer: Page 76, C-3 (prior to 10th edition). | Page 46, D-1 (10th edition).

Amenities: Stone and log shelter house, restrooms, drinking fountain, gravel trails.

Restrictions: Pets must be on a leash.

Council Grounds State Park map

Phone: 715/536-8773 (Wisconsin DNR).

Web site: WDNR Council Grounds State Park

Rarities: An occasional bear can be seen in the park as well as white-tailed deer and red fox.

Admission: A daily or annual state park vehicle admission sticker is required.

Hours: 6am-11pm.

Accessibility: Accessible campsite, shelter buildings and restrooms.

Nearest food & lodging: Merrill, 2 miles east.