PaddleboardersThe St Croix County Parks System consists of over 1,500 acres of greenspace for residents and visitors to enjoy. The park system consists of 10 full-service county parks, 2 forests, and 2 smaller properties. Within the parks there are 103 overnight campsites; 4 boat landings, 1 kayak/canoe landing, 3 beaches, numerous off-road trails, a nature viewing boardwalk, and more. There is truly something for everyone.

Annual Park Passes

Annual park passes (valid January - December) are available at the following locations:

  • Purchase Online
  • Community Development Department - St. Croix County Government Center (Hudson)
  • Community Development Department - St. Croix County Ag Center (Baldwin)
  • Glen Hills Park & Homestead Parklands entrance buildings
  • Mobile Pay QR code signs located throughout the parks
  • Self-registration boxes located at the Homestead Parklands entrance building, the Blue Star Memorial Trailhead on the Loop Trail, and Glen Hills Park main entrance.

*daily park passes ($10) may be purchased at the park


To make a camping reservation at Glen Hills Campground visit our parks reservations page. Group campsites, RV sites, tent sites, and camper cabins are available.


Would you like to hold an event at a St. Croix County Park? Please contact one of the park managers and fill out this Special Event Application and email it to If you are a vendor or food truck and wish to set up at one of our parks please contact the park office and fill out this Commercial Use Application and email it to If you are a non-profit that wishes to hold an event please fill out this Non-Profit Event Application and email it to us.

Take a "virtual tour" of St. Croix County, with a stop at each county park, by using our new and improved Explore St. Croix County Parks story map.

St. Croix County Park Fee Violation Payments

If you receive a Park Fee Violation Notice at any county-owned property, you may pay for a park/boat launch pass and the Violation fee using a credit card online.  

St. Croix County Hunting Plan

The St Croix County Hunting Plan allows hunters to make informed decisions about upcoming seasons and hunting areas in county parks. The Hunting Plan provides current season information.

Maintenance Request Form

Our Maintenance Request Form is a crucial tool that enables us to continually improve our services. Your valuable contributions help us identify and resolve maintenance concerns in an efficient manner. By reporting issues and sharing your observations, you become an integral part of our ongoing efforts to maintain and enhance the beauty, safety, and functionality of our parks.

Whether it's a broken bench, a maintenance issue, or a safety concern, your input matters. Your support is greatly appreciated, and we sincerely hope that you'll continue to enjoy our parks to the fullest while helping us make them even better for everyone.

Outdoor Recreation 

The St. Croix County Outdoor Recreation Plan serves as a guide to the development of parks and outdoor recreation facilities and is updated every five years. There is a need to provide for increasing recreational demand while at the same time improving quality of life, enhancing property values, and protecting natural resources for future generations.

Pet Policy

Pets are allowed in county parks as long as they are on a leash less than 8’ long at all times per the Parks Ordinance Ch. 30. Pets are not allowed on the beaches or swimming areas and they must be picked up after.