Merrick State Park

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Coordinates: 44°9′16″N 91°45′17″W / 44.15444°N 91.75472°W / 44.15444; -91.75472
Merrick State Park
Wisconsin State Park
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Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Buffalo
Location Fountain City
 - coordinates 44°9′16″N 91°45′17″W / 44.15444°N 91.75472°W / 44.15444; -91.75472
Area 322 acres (130 ha)
Founded 1932
Management Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
IUCN category V - Protected Landscape/Seascape
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[edit]

  • 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.

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References[edit]

  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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