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Council Grounds State Park

1895 Council grounds drive, Merrill, WI 54452
+1 715-536-8773
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This is a great place to go camping swimming hiking bike riding or just go for a picnic has many... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Amy P
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Perfect scenic park

Excellent walking, hiking, swimming and picnic park. Very nice campground. Updated bathrooms, a... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
TrixieWI
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  • Average8%
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1895 Council grounds drive, Merrill, WI 54452
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+1 715-536-8773
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great place to go camping swimming hiking bike riding or just go for a picnic has many many things to do boating you can go tubing fishing the list is unlimited

Thank Amy P
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Excellent walking, hiking, swimming and picnic park. Very nice campground. Updated bathrooms, a playground and boat landing.

Thank TrixieWI
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Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Calming and many options to enjoy outdoors at this park. Family friendly. Great boat launch for kayaks. Nice swimming beach, picnic areas, lots of parking, awesome campground. Great birdwatching.

Thank Derek B
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Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

I have driven by the signs for this park for years. One of my coworkers wanted to hold a group picnic here. I finally stopped to check it out. It is a park on the Wisconsin river next to a dam. The lake is just...More

Thank therealcyclops
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

We decided to camp at this park with another family based on a review I read last year...a family that canoed to the middle of the lake and enjoyed a day on the island, sounded like a lot of fun. The campground had a little...More

2  Thank Pam H
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Reviewed 13 July 2017

We've been coming to Council Grounds State Park for years and we always enjoy ourselves here so we keep coming back. The campsites are all pretty nice with electric sites on the inside and non-electric along the outside. The one thing that does need to...More

Thank Amy J
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Reviewed 6 July 2017

It's hilarious that tripadvisor thinks campgrounds are hotels or attractions and that so many of the rating factors have nothing to do with campgrounds. Are you listening web architects? Anyway, three nights and many skeeter bites later, we looked back at our camping experience fondly....More

Thank Alex G
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

Our beautiful Council Grounds State Park is full of Indian meeting ground's significance. But currently this gorgeous spot along the Wisconsin River is utilized by campers, boaters, swimmers, and walkers/skiers. It is a gem at the outskirts if Merrill. It is a family dream to...More

1  Thank Kathleen W
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Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Council grounds state park is an awesome place to walk the Park Road which is a 3 mile loop. It's open year-round.

Thank John R
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Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Thank you for accommodating the Merrill Ice Drags as they offer a unique venue of the fastest cars on ice. Can't believe its run by a nonprofit volunteer organization. Hadn't visited in years, it was still fun, family entertainment.

Thank Christine V
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