Parks

The 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.

Paddleboarders

Annual Park Passes

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

  • 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
  • Self-registration boxes located throughout the parks

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

Camping

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.

Events

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 cdd@sccwi.gov. 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 cdd@sccwi.gov. 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.

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.

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