La Crosse County

 

La Crosse County parks, campgrounds, detailed county map, and lake maps

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Goose Island park-This wooded island on the Mississippi River offers a unique setting and a wide range of outdoor activities, including camping, fishing, nature trail hiking, swimming, canoeing or waterfowl hunting.The backwaters around the island abound with fish, waterfowl and aquatic life. Within the parks 710 acres are more than 400 campsites. Group campsites are available. Take Hwy. 14-61 to Hwy. 35. Go south on Hwy. 35 to Cty. GI and follow it west to park. Picnic tables, picnic shelters, outhouses, toilets, tent sites, trailer sites, swimming, beach hiking, nature trails cross-country skiing, volleyball, playground, boat landing.

 

 

Lake Neshonoc South Park-located on the south shore of Lake Neshonoc, this park provides boat access, picnic tables and hiking trails. From West Salem take Tilson St. 3/4 mile east. Picnic tables, hiking, boat landing.

 

Mindoro Park-Originally a 120 acre hilly, wooded farm this park is being transformed into a wildlife habitat and nature study retreat. From La Crosse take Hwy. 53 north to Cty. D. Follow Cty. D to the park, just west of Mindoro. Picnic tables, outhouses, hiking, nature trails, baseball, playground.

 

Nelson Park-Located on the tip of French Island this park is the most popular boating and fishing access to Lake Onalaska, often used for sailing. Take Hwy. 53-35 south through La Crosse to Clinton St. and go right. Follow Clintin St. to Bainbridge St. and go right again. Take a left on Goodard St, which turns into Lakeshore Drive and leads directly to the park. Picnic tables, picnic shelter, outhouses, baseball, playground, boat landing.

 

Swarthout Park-This park is situated on a high bank overlooking Lake Neshonoc. The park provides a spot to picnic. Boats can be launched below at a boat landing. From La Crosse, take Hwy. 16 east to the park, 1/2 mile east of West Salem on the highway. Picnic tables, picnic shelter, outhouses, swimming, volleyball, playground, boat landing.

 

Swarthout Brice Prairie Park-This neighborhood park offers large group picnic areas and opportunities to play tennis and volleyball. A boat launch on Lake Onalaska is across the street. From La Crosse take Hwy. 35-53 north to Cty. Z Go west on Cty. Z to Cty. ZB, where the park is located. Picnic tables, picnic shelter, outhouses, volleyball, tennis, playground, boat landing.

 

Veteran's Memorial Park-This park has 100 campsites with electricity and a wide range of outdoor activity. Visitors can canoe and fish the river, bike and hike the trails. From La Crosse take Hwy. 16 east about nine miles to the park. Picnic tables, picnic shelters, outhouses, toilets, tent sites, trailer sites, hiking, baseball, volleyball, playground, canoe landing.

 

 

 

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La Crosse County Parks Dept.

400 N. 4th St.

La Crosse, Wi. 54601

608-785-9770

 

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