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Wyalusing State Park
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Wyalusing State Park © Laurie Maloney
Wyalusing State Park © Laurie Maloney
Wyalusing State Park © Laurie Maloney
Wyalusing State Park © Laurie Maloney
Wyalusing State Park © Laurie Maloney
Wyalusing State Park Ice Climbing © Joseph Valerius
This was just outside the entrance.
Wyalusing State Park Ghost © Joseph Valerius
Wyalusing State Park Campsite © Joseph Valerius
Wyalusing State Park © Laurie Maloney
Wyalusing State Park © Laurie Maloney
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13081 State Park Lane
Bagley, Wisconsin   53801

Phone: 608-996-2261
Reservations: 608-996-2261
Email: park email button icon
At Wyalusing State Park, you can camp 500 feet above the confluence of the Wisconsin and Mississippi Rivers. One of Wisconsin's oldest parks, Wyalusing features Indian burial mounds, canoe trail, bird watching. It's a place to go for fishing, boating, bicycling, picnicking, and enjoying nature. There are an interpretive center and four historical markers within the park.

Wyalusing's 2,628 acres include hardwood forests, pine plantations, bluffs, springs, waterfalls, wetlands, and backwaters. The park is home to deer, beavers, fox, and many other animals. More than 90 bird species live here during the summer and 100 more can be observed during spring and fall migration. They include wild turkeys, bald eagles, turkey vultures, hawks, owls, waterfowl, woodpeckers, and a colorful variety of songbirds.
A Wisconsin State Park System vehicle admission sticker is required on all motor vehicles stopping in state parks, forests and recreation areas, please visit the VEHICLE ADMISSION STICKERS web page.
Day-UseHiking Trailyes
 Swimming Beachyes
BoatingLaunch Rampsyes
 Electric Sitesyes
Two campgrounds have 109 regular campsites, 34 of them with electricity. There also are a modern lodge/dormitory complex with a capacity of 108 people and a group tent campground that accommodates 130 people.

There are showers for all campers in the the Homestead campground. A dumping station for camper holding tanks is near the entrance to the Homestead campground. Firewood may be purchased at the park concession stand.

Laundromats in nearby Prairie du Chien are open 24 hours a day.

To check availability or reserve a campsite, call (888) WI PARKS ((888) 947-2757).
A canoe trail through the river sloughs offers a unique way to see the waterfowl, aquatic plants, an diverse animal life of the river bottomlands. The trail begins and ends at the park boat landing. Canoes can be rented from the park concession.

A boat ramp is available in the park for launching trailered boats. Motorboats are permitted. Rental boats are available from businesses near Bagley an in the Prairie du Chien area.
The Mississippi and Wisconsin river backwaters offer excellent fishing for panfish, bass, northern pike, and walleye. There's an accessible fishing pier at the boat landing.

Wyalusing has 23.7 miles of trails, including:

22.2 miles of hiking trails

7.7 miles of mountain bike trails

6.9 miles of cross-country ski trails

2.4 miles of interpretive nature trails

.8 mile of trail accessible for people with disabilities

Visitor Comments, Memories and Reviews
July 19 The views...WOW by mommeofthree
park review stars; one to five I have gotten to a place in my life that I am trying to become healthier. A friend, myself and our 4 children hiked there today and the views were amazing over the Mississippi River. Definatly a GREAT workout also. We will be back soon
March 2 Stunning Beauty by Eagle Watcher
park review stars; one to five We came for the Birding and were not disappointed. Looking out over the bluffs of the Mississippi River is a sight that I will never forget. Shear beauty.
July 9 Best Park In Wisconsin by Marcy
park review stars; one to five We traveled here on July 4th and were blown away by how beautiful it was! The staff and volunteers were great. I learned vanilla will keep away gnats. So few people in the park with us which was a shame because it is a wonderful park with great views and amazing Indian Mounds. Everything was so well kept and the campsites had some spectacular views.
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From US Highway 18 and State Highway 35, turn west on County Highway C about just south of the Wisconsin River bridge. Follow Highway C to Highway X. Turn right on Highway X and go one mile to the park entrance. Directional signs are at each intersection.

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