Vernon County

Vernon County parks, campgrounds, detailed county map, and lake maps

Detailed County Map-PDF file of detailed Vernon county map

County lake maps

 

Blackhawk Recreation Area-Partly owned by the county and partly by the Army Corps of Engineers, this rural park provides a peaceful spot for camping and opportunities to swim in the river. The boat dock is handicapped accessable. From LaCrosse, take Hwy. 35 south through Victory. Turn west on Cty. BI. Picnic tables, picnic shelter, outhouses, tent sites, trailer sites, swimming beach, playground.

 

Jersey Valley park-Manmade Jersey Valley lake is a popular fishing spot, and the park provides a handicapped-accessable pier. The day-use park also includes a picnic area, a playground and a four-mile hiking trail that encircles the park. From the junction of Hwy. 14/61 and Hwy. 27 is Westby, take Hwy. 27 north to Cty. X. Turn east on Cty. X and continue to the park. Picnic tables, picnic shelter, outhouses, swimming, hiking, playground, boat landing.

 

Rentz Memorial Park-Used minimally by camper, this park draws local residents for picnicking and recreation. A playground and five small fishing ponds provide fishing for the children. From LaCrosse, take Hwy. 14-61 east to Cty. , just past Coon Valley. Turn soutj on B and continue to the park. Picnic tables, picnic shelter, outhouses, tent sites, trailer sites, hiking, playground, boat landing.

 

Sidie Hollow Park-You can pitch a tent almost anywhere in this seclude park, choosing either open field or more rugged, primitive surroundings. A hiking trail encircles Sidie Hollow Lake, a small manmade lake used frequently by angles and boaters. From Viroqua, take Hwy. 56 west to Cty. XX. Turn south and continue to the park. Picnic tables, picnic shelter, outhouses, tent sites, trailer sites, hiking, playground, boat landing.

 

Vernon County Clerk's Office

Viroqua, Wi. 54665

608-637-3569