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Wood County Rifle Range Close Due to Weather

The Wood County Parks and Forestry Department would like to give public notice that the Wood County Rifle Range is closed until further notice due to the high water table and heavy rains. Please check our website, Facebook page, or Travel Wisconsin for updated opening and closing information.

View Central Wisconsin’s Papermaking Legacy on the Green Circle Trail

Explore the Paper Mill Trail Springtime and warming temperatures make for an excuse to take advantage of Stevens Point's many excellent walking trails. One of those is part of the Green Circle Trail, a section called the Paper Mill Trail. At 1.7 miles long, the path will take you across small bridges and boardwalks along the Plover River Flowage. It's also...

Powers Bluff Recreation Area Now Closed for Season

Explore - The Wood County Parks and Forestry Department would like to give public notice that Powers Bluff Recreation Area is now closed for the season. Thank you for a wonderful season! Join us this weekend at the 3rd Powers Bluff Boutique Shopping & Fundraiser Event on Saturday at the Nepco Lake Shelter to raise money for snowmaking equipment and...

All Wood County Snowmobile Trails to Close Wednesday

All Wood County snowmobile trails will close at 6am on Wednesday morning, March 13, 2019. Wood County snowmobile trails are subject to periodic and unexpected closures. For updates on recent closures or openings or if you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Parks & Forestry Office at (715) 421-8422 or e-mail us at parks@co.wood.wi.us or “Like” us...

Tack Center to Welcome Acclaimed Irish Band

The High Kings to Visit the Tack For nearly a quarter century, LuCille Tack Center for the Arts has consistently sold out shows that feature music of the Emerald Isle. From Titanic’s party band, GAELIC STORM, to JURY’S IRISH CABARET, the rousing and reflective tunes performed by these groups strike a chord that resonates with almost everyone in Central Wisconsin. In...

Snowmobile Trails Open This Week (Feb. 11)

Explore - The Sunset Drifters snowmobile club will open tomorrow, February 12th at 8am.  The Kellner Knights opened today, Monday, February 11th.  The Yellow River Riders will open on Friday at 8am.  All other snowmobile clubs have their trails open.  There are numerous icy areas and that rider should travel with caution until they are familiar with the trails. As...

Snowmobile Trails to Open

The BAKERVILLE SNOW ROVERS snowmobile club has indicated they would like to open their snowmobile trails tonight at 6pm (Friday, February 8, 2019. The AUBURNDALE NITE OWLS snowmobile club will open on Sunday morning, February 10, 2019 at 8am. All other Wood County snowmobile trails will remain closed until further notice. The KELLNER KNIGHTS assessed their trail system and there are too...

Latin Folk-Pop Performer Gina Chavez Coming to Tack

With her signature style of Latin folk-pop, Gina Chavez takes audiences on a high-energy journey through the Americas, blending the passionate sounds and rhythms of the region with tension and grace. Backed by a talented four-piece band, her current tour crisscrosses the country from New York’s Lincoln Center to Salt Lake City, Santa Fe and Boston, stopping for a...

Wood County Recreation Openings

February 1, 2019 The Wood County Parks and Forestry Department would like to give public notice regarding our Winter Recreation Openings! Snowmobile Trails: The SUNSET DRIFTERS snowmobile trails opened on Monday, January 28th at 3pm. Those are the only Wood County trails open at this time. All others will be reassessed after this weekend’s warm weather. Powers Bluff: OPENS TOMORROW, February 2,...

Snowmobile Trails Open

The Wood County Snowmobile Trail that is maintained by the Sunset Drifters will open at 3pm today, January 28, 2019. This club’s trail runs into Juneau County where they have already had an issue with snowmobilers going off the trails. STAY ON THE TRAIL or you will lose it. Our snowmobile clubs work long hours clearing, marking, signing and securing...