Adams County WI - Parks and Campgrounds
Castle Rock and Petenwell County Parks provide plenty of summer fun for everyone. They are both flowages located on the Wisconsin River. Both offer camping along with electrical and water hookups, showers, flush toilets, and dump station. Semi-primitive tent sites are also available.
This park is open year-round. This 141 acre park is on the 4th largest body of water in Wisconsin. The park also includes a designated swimming area, boat launch, game room, playground equipment, heated showers andrestroom facilities.
Castle Rock Flowage Public Access (Birch's Landing)
Boat landing on Castle Rock Lake. Fish for northern pike, bass, walleye, pan fish and muskellunge. From Friendship, go west on County I about 6 miles. Turn south on Z and drive 1 1/2 miles to the park. Boat landing only.
Crooked Lake Public Access
Boat landing on Crooked lake. Fish for northern pike, bass and pan fish. From the intersection of Hwys. 13 and 82, go west on Hwy. 82 to 1st Ave. Drive south 1/4 mile. Boat landing only.
Deep Lake Public Access
is open year-round. This 141 acre park is on the 4th largest body of water in Wisconsin. The park also includes a designated swimming area, boat launch, game room, playground equipment, heated showers andrestroom facilities.
Boat landing on Easton pond where anglers will find northern pike, bass, panfish and trout. From Friendship, take hwy. 13 south to County A. Go 1/2 mile east on County A to 11th Drive and turn north. Boat landing only.
Fawn Lake Public Access
isBoat landing on Fawn Lake. Fish for bass and trout. From the intersection of Hwys. 13 and 82, go south on Hwy. 13 about five miles. Turn left on 13th Ave. Boat landing only.
Boat landing on the northwest end of Jordan Lake, where anglers will find nortern pike, bass and panfish. From the intersection of Hwys. 13 and 82, go east on 82 about nine miles. Go south on Cty. G about 2 1/2 miles to the park. outhouses, boat landing.
Lake Arrowhead County
This 300 acre lake is the site of weekly water ski shows during the summer months. Picnic at the lakeside, launch a boat, or lounge on the beach. From the town of Rome take Hwy. 13 north to County D. Go west on County D 2 1/2 miles to 15th Ave and go south 1/2 mile to park. Picnic tables, picnic shelter, outhouses, swimming beach, playground, boat landing
Lake Camelot County
Anglers will appreciate the bass, northern pike, walleye and panfish in this 445 acre lake located in the town of Rome. Swimming, boating and waterskiing are als popular activities during summer months. Go south 1 1/2 miles from the town of Rome. Go east on Apache Ave. to 10th Ave, then drive north 1/4 mile on 10th Ave. Picnic tables, outhouses, swimming beach and boat landing.
Lake Mason County
-Boat landing on 855 acre Lake Mason in the town of New Haven. Fish for northern pike, bass, walleye and pan fish. From Briggsville, take Hwy 23 west 2 miles The park is on the right. Outhouses, boat landing.
Sherwood Public Acces
The smallest of three lakes in the town of Rome, Lake Sherwood attracts anglers for its baas, northern pike, walleye and panfish. Waterskiers and boaters also can use the lake. Take Hwy. 13 1 1/2 miles south of the town of Rome. The park is on the left. Outhouses, boat landing.
Lake Public Access
a spot to rest or fish for bass and panfish on 33 acre McGinnis Lake in the town of New Chester. Take Hwy. 82 to Cty. G and turn north. The park is about 6 miles north on the left. No facilities.
is open year-round with heated shower/restroom facilities. Lake Petenwell is the 2nd largest body of water in Wisconsin. This 431 acre park is on a beautiful lake, game room, designated swimming area, boat launch, playground equipment and hiking trails, heated showers and restroom facilities. Seasonal boat slip reservations will be accepted on a first come basis annually beginning January 1, by calling the Administration Office at 608-339-4230. Monthly, weekly, and daily boat slip rentals will only be accepted at the park, at the time of use. The park is located 17 miles northwest of Friendship. To get there, go nine miles north of Friendship on Highway 13, west 6.5 miles on County Trunk C, turn north on Country Trunk Z for 1/4 mile, and turn left and go 1/2 mile on Bighorn Drive. 2004 Bighorn Drive, Arkdale, WI 54613.
Formerly a 4-H camp, Patricks lake county park now receives little use except by area residents. Its isolated location makes it somewhat difficult to find, but the park offers a quiet spot for picnicking, and provides a swimming beach, playground and a boat landing. From Friendship, take Hwy. 13 south to County E. Go east on Conty E to Eagle Drive. Picnic tables, picnic shelter, outhouses, swimming beach, baseball playground and boat landing.
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