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Governor Knowles State Forest

Wisconsin State Park System

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COVID-19 Update: 

An annual park sticker or trail pass is required to visit state parks and trails. Buy before you go: annual and daily passes are NOT available for purchase at individual properties.

Office buildings, visitor centers, observation towers, enclosed shelters and playgrounds remain closed. Campgrounds are open with special conditions. Properties may be limiting admission based on capacity. For more information, please see:

Hours


Open 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. year-round.

Directions


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Admission


A vehicle admission sticker is required.

Volunteer


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This 55-mile-long forest in northwestern Wisconsin parallels the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway and offers camping, paddling, hiking, horseback riding, biking, hunting, fishing, cross-country skiing and snowmobiling opportunities. Three campgrounds (St. Croix, Trade River Equestrian and Sioux Portage Group) and nine primitive backpack campsites are found within 32,500 wooded acres.