Barron County Parks and Campgrounds
Public lands managed by Barron County provide many recreation opportunities and public spaces for camping, hiking, biking, hunting, fishing and trapping. The many parks and public land located in Barron County give many people the chance to enjoy the outdoors. There are many opportunities for camping, hiking, biking, hunting, fishing and trapping. By visiting the website of Barron County Parks reservations can be made online for camping and picnic shelters through the website at
Barron County reservations
A and I Park
The most developed of six canoe launch sites along the Red Cedar River, this is the place to picnic and take a break from paddling. This spot is also known for its excellent smallmouth bass fishing.
Cast your line here for walleye and panfish in this day use park developed especilly for shore anglers. The fishing pier is handicapped accessible.
Desair Boat Landing Grant Park Kirby Boat Landing Southworth Memorial Park
Boat landing on Desair Lake. Exit Hwy. 53 onto Hwy. 48. Take Hwy. 48 1 1/4 miles to 18th Street. Then turn north and continue 2 1/4 miles to 23 1/4 Ave. Travel east 1/4 mile to boat landing. Boat landing only.
Silver Lake's fine sand and clear waters make Grant Park a popular swimming spot. Other day use activities include baseball, volleyball, a playground and picnicking. Picnic tables, picnic shelter, outhouses, swimming, beach, baseball, volleyball, playground, boat landing.
Though primarily used for lake access, walk-in camping is available for the primitive camper. Kirby Lake, known for its excellent supply of pan fish, is fished year round. Picnic tables, outhouses, tent sites, boat landing
Located on the Chetek chain of lakes, noted for excellent fishing, the park offers camping in a more residential setting. Picnic tables.outhouses, tent sites, trailer sites, swimming and boat landing.
Grant Park Kirby Boat Landing
Kirby Boat Landing
Southworth Memorial Park
Veterans Memorial Park
Pitch a tent or park a trailer in one of the 30 wooded sites in the most quiet campground in Barron County. The park is located on Prairie Lake, part of the Chetek chain of lakes, noted for excellent fishing.
Wadl Carlson Park
Anglers flock to this park to fish Red Cedar lake known as the top walleye lake in Barron County. 23 sites are available for campers.
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