Several excellent Black River Falls area parks offer day use facilities for a number of outdoor pursuits. You’ll find fishing access, picnic areas and swim access, as well as hiking trails and cross-country ski trails.

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Black River Area Parks & Recreation Map

Castle Mound

Family camping, winter camping, 35 camp units. 1.5-mile nature trail, 1.5-mile cross-country skiing/hiking trail, six electric sites. A must-see view from the top of Castle Mound! Eight pull-thru sites. For reservations, call (888) 947-2757. Vehicle permit required.

Amenities: Electricity, picnic area, restrooms, cross-country skiing and handicap accessible

Directions: Exit #116, 1/2 mile to Hwy 27 south then Hwy 12 east for one mile.

Oxbow Pond

Stocked yearly with trout.

Amenities: Fishing, picnic area.

Directions: Exit #116, Hwy 54 east for 7.5 miles then left on Cemetery Road for approximately 1.5 miles.

Perry Creek

Two-mile hiking trail along the lower Black River.

Amenities: Fishing, picnic area.

Directions: Exit #116, Hwy 54 west to Hwy 27. Turn south for 2.8 miles.

Lake Arbutus

839 Acres, 3 Beaches and 7 Boat Landings

Amenities: Fishing, Boating, Swimming, Park, Camping and Picnic area.

Directions: Exit #115, Hwy 12/27 North, Turn on Hwy E to Hatfield

Lake Wazee Recreation Area

Deepest Inland Lake In Wisconsin, Max dept 355 ft., 30-40 ft visibility during summer.

Amenities: Diving, Fishing, Hiking, Non-motorized Boating, Swimming, Playground, Camping and Picnic area.

Directions: Exit #116, Hwy 54 E, Right on Brockway Road

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