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Willow River State Park

General Information

Address:

1034 County Highway A
Hudson, WI 54016

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GPS Coordinates:

°45.011993 °-92.682777

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Phone:

(715) 386-5931

Park Website:

dnr.wi.gov

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Size:

2891 acres

Overview:

With 2,891 acres of prairie, forests, and panoramic river scenery, Willow River State Park offers year-round recreational and scenic attractions in western Wisconsin. Located 5 miles northeast of Hudson on County Road A, the park has a campground, a boat launch, and a 400-foot beach and picnic area centered on 172-acre Little Falls Lake. Willow River State Park draws more than 300,000 visitors each year.

Willow River State Park

Willow River State Park

The park's 13 miles of hiking trails that vary in difficulty. The most popular hiking trail destination is the Willow Falls and the scenic overlooks of the river valley.

The park has 2 miles of hard packed trails on the north side of the river available for pet owners and for activities like snowshoeing, dog sledding, and hiking. The park's 9 miles of cross-country ski trails on the south side of the river are groomed and tracked by volunteers for skate and traditional stride style skiing. The Nature Center classroom is opened for use as a warming house from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.

Snow Shoeing

Snow Shoeing

Sledding

Sledding

RVs

RVs

Playground

Playground

Picnicking

Picnicking

Overnight Stays

Overnight Stays

Ice Fishing

Ice Fishing

Hunting

Hunting

Hiking

Hiking

Fishing

Fishing

Dog Sledding

Dog Sledding

Cross Country Skiing

Cross Country Skiing

Canoeing

Canoeing

Camping

Camping

Campgrounds

Campgrounds

Boating

Boating

Birdwatching

Birdwatching

Beach

Beach

Bald Eagle Watching

Bald Eagle Watching