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Dexter County Park & Campground

Main Entrance: 8220 State Highway 54, Pittsville, WI 54466

Main Office: 111 W. Jackson St., WI Rapids, WI 54495, 715-421-8422 / parks@woodcountywi.gov

Make your camping & shelter reservations (up to ONE year in advance), purchase passes, permits, & more at our ONLINE RESERVATION SYSTEM!

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Dexter Park is located around the nearly 300-acre Lake Dexter and is the largest county park in Wood County. Lake Dexter was created in 1962 and has a maximum depth of 17 feet. Dexter County Park has over 1,000 acres of wild, undeveloped land with many trails. With an abundance of natural areas, there are many opportunities to view wildlife. Hunting is permitted in designated areas of the park. Dexter Park features a campground with 109 individual campsites. Three group camping sites are located south of the main campground. The park features an enclosed shelter, playground, beach, sand volleyball courts, accessible fishing dock areas, hiking trails, and much more. There are two boat launches on Lake Dexter. A secondary launch is located on the southeast corner of the lake, is open to the public, and includes a boat wash down station and fish cleaning house. In addition to boat fishing, there are many shore fishing opportunities as well.

Only the upper portion of Lake Dexter/Yellow River is "NO-WAKE." Due to shallow depths and stumps, waterskiing, tubing, and jet skiing are not recommended.

Dexter Park Collage
Dexter Park Sign

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Facilities & Activities

*Campground (109 sites)
*Restroom & Shower Facilities
*Laundry Facilities
*Dump Station & Potable Water
*Playground Equipment
Picnic Areas
*Enclosed (1)/Open (1) Shelters
*Accessible Fishing Dock
*Hunting (certain areas)
*Canoeing & Kayaking
*Toilets (Flush/Vault)
*Wood & Ice Sales
*Boat Landings (2)
*Wildlife Observation
*Hiking/Biking Trails
*Swimming Beach
*Lake Dexter (298 acres)
*Paddle Boarding
*Fishing & Fish Cleaning Stations

Dexter Hiking/Biking Trails: Loops include 1.75 miles, 3.75 miles, and 5.25 miles. The surface of these trails is a combination of asphalt and natural. There is no fee for these trails and they are not groomed during the winter.

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