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Richard Bong State Recreation Area
Park passes are required but are not being sold on-site. Please contact the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Customer Service Center to purchase passes: 888-305-0398, 8am-3pm daily or with questions: 1-888-936-7463, 7 a.m. - 10 p.m. daily.
4,515-acre multi-use recreation area in Kenosha County with 217 campsites, nature center, lookout tower, birding, hunting, canoeing, fishing, hiking, and 6.5 miles of looped ATV/Dirt Bike trails on gently rolling terrain, plus a beginners loop. Handicap accessible cabin available through advance reservation. Picnic shelters and toilet facilities.
Choose Your List(s)
- Disabled Access
- On Water
- Cross-Country Skiing/Snowshoeing Trail Type
- Publicly Owned
- Campground Type
- Group Sites
- Showers and Flush Toilets
- Adaptive Equipment Available
- Number of Campsites
- Trail Length (miles)
- Natural Attractions Type
- Parks, Forests, Trails
- Nature Trails
- Dumping Station
- Boat Launch
- Camping Hook-ups
Travel Green Wisconsin Certified
Certified: (Req. 30 Points)
- As a participant of Clean Boats, Clean Waters program the organization helps to prevent the introduction and transportation of invasive species by taking specific actions and by educating their customers about invasive species. Additionally, they landscape with native plants that help to minimize the need for excess watering and fertilization. When necessary, watering, takes place in the early morning or at night to minimize evaporation.
- The business helps to conserve and preserve natural resources and habitat, such as wetlands, forests, farmlands, and other environmentally sensitive areas. Projects to rehabilitate degraded lands are in place. Currently, a rehabilitation project for grassland nesting refuge, remnant prairie, prescribed burning, best management practices to protect sensitive areas and species during construction are all in effect.
- Leave No Trace principles are promoted to customers and employees and publications are provided offering information on native plants and wildlife. Interpretative signs are used to educate customers.