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Buckhorn State Park

Buckhorn State Park provides a variety of recreation opportunities. In addition, the 1600-acre Buckhorn Wildlife Area and the 2,200-acre Yellow River Wildlife Area next to Buckhorn State Park offer many additional recreation opportunities, including different hunting seasons and access to the Castle Rock Flowage.

View the links below to learn more about some of the popular activities available at Buckhorn State Park.


A photo of a Buckhorn Wheelchair in front of the Buckhorn State Park sign.

Buckhorn State Park offers several accessible opportunities including an accessible cabin, accessible campsites, accessible fishing piers, picnic shelters near the beach, a boat launch with an accessible boarding pier and a universal hunting blind. The park provides a variety of adaptive equipment including cross-country sit skis, an adaptive kayak and a beach wheelchair.

An outdoor wheelchair is available for rental through reservations by calling 608-565-2789. Reservations are managed by the Friends of Buckhorn State Park.

This property features universally accessible trails. For more information, visit Accessible Recreation.

Boating, canoeing and kayaking

Boating, canoeing and kayaking at Buckhorn State Park


Camping at Buckhorn State Park


Fishing at Buckhorn State Park


Hiking at Buckhorn State Park


Hunting and trapping at Buckhorn State Park

Picnicking and shelters

Picnicking and shelters at Buckhorn State Park


Swimming at Buckhorn State Park

Winter activities

Winter activities at Buckhorn State Park