Merrick State Park Article

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Merrick State Park
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
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Map showing the location of Merrick State Park
Map showing the location of Merrick State Park
Map showing the location of Merrick State Park
Map showing the location of Merrick State Park
Location Buffalo, Wisconsin, United States
Coordinates 44°9′16″N 91°45′17″W / 44.15444°N 91.75472°W / 44.15444; -91.75472
MERRICK STATE PARK Latitude and Longitude:

44°9′16″N 91°45′17″W / 44.15444°N 91.75472°W / 44.15444; -91.75472
Area322 acres (130 ha)
Established1932
Governing body Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Website Merrick State Park

Merrick State Park is a 322-acre (130 ha) Wisconsin state park on the Mississippi River north of Fountain City. The park is bordered by the lands and waters of the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge.

Activities and amenities

  • Camping: The park has three campgrounds (North, South, Island) with a total of 65 individual campsites. [1]
  • Boating: Two ramps accommodate both motorized and non-motorized boaters and fishermen. [2]
  • The park also has picnic grounds and a playground, hunting, cross-country skiing, and snowshoeing.

References

  1. ^ "Merrick State Park: Camping". Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. July 19, 2013. Retrieved September 2, 2013.
  2. ^ "Merrick State Park: Activities and recreation". Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. July 19, 2013. Retrieved September 2, 2013.

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