Park & Trail Maps
Al Tech Park
West River Drive
1 mile south of Stevens Point.
A 2-acre strip of land overlooking the Wisconsin River. Canoe access. picnic area, fishing, and low-head dam observation area exist in the park.
Becker Lake Recreational Area
2 miles north of Ellis.
The County owns 16 acres of land around the 32-acre lake. It is a big lake in its natural state. The area is a public hunting area with no facilities.
Carrie Frost Park
Co Highway BB
4 1/2 miles northwest
Named after a local woman, who started a factory to manufacture trout flies, this 7-acre park is adjacent to the local school forest. A small picnic area and a small snowmobile shelter are provided.
Co Highway A, ½ mile northwest of Amherst.
This 9-acre wooded park overlooks the Amherst Mill Pond. A parking lot, picnic area, and fishing access are provided.
Collins Park located three miles Southwest of Rosholt, Wisconsin is just one of 24 areas managed by the Portage County Parks Department. This 21-acre wooded park is adjacent to the 42-acre Collins Lake which provides easy access for fishermen, boaters, and swimmers. There's a picnic lodge, boat ramp, playground equipment, trailer dump station, showers, and a small swimming beach.
West River Drive
1/2 mile south of Stevens Point.
This 12-acre linear strip of land adjacent to the Wisconsin River is managed as a boat launching/fishing area and picnic area.
1 mile north of Amherst Junction
This land was the Portage County Poor Farm Cemetery and is maintained as a cemetery.
Dewey Shooting Range
The Dewey Shooting Range, located six miles north of Stevens Point, Wisconsin is just one of 24 areas managed by the Portage County Parks Department.
This 319-acre area not only has a public shooting range but also a public hunting area. The Shooting Range is adjacent to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources 6,000 acre Dewey Marsh.
DuBay Park, located 13 miles northwest of Stevens Point, Wisconsin is just one of 24 areas managed by the Portage County Parks Department.
This 51-acre park is bordered on the east by the 600-acre Lake DuBay which provides easy access for fishermen, boaters, water skiers, and swimmers. There's a large picnic area, picnic lodge, boat ramp, trailer dump station, playground equipment, swimming beach, baseball field, and two shower buildings.
1 1/2 miles west of Plover
A 34-acre park with Wisconsin River frontage. The park is primarily used for boating, water skiing, fishing, and picnicking
Green Circle State Trail
This 24-mile multi-purpose recreation trail forms a corridor of green space around the Stevens Point urban area.
This is a very popular hiking and biking trail. The Plover River segment is groomed as part of the 6-mile Plover River Ski Trail. The County parks department does all the maintenance and patrolling on the trail.
Jordan Park, located two miles northeast of Stevens Point, Wisconsin, is just one of 24 areas managed by the Portage County Parks Department.
This 271-acre park has the 85-acre Jordan Pond and Plover River flowing through it. There's a large picnic area, picnic lodge, open pavilion, showers, boat ramp, trailer dump station, playground equipment, nature center, nature trail, swimming beach, and baseball field.
Lake Emily Park
Lake Emily Park
located just west of Amherst Junction
Wisconsin is just one of 24 areas managed by the Portage County Parks Department.
This 143-acre park is adjacent to the 96-acre Lake Emily which provides easy access for fishermen, boaters, water skiers, and swimmers. There's a large picnic area, two picnic lodges, showers, a boat ramp, a trailer dump station, playground equipment, a nature trail, a swimming beach, and a baseball field.
Lake Helen Park
Lake Helen Road
3 1/2 miles east of Rosholt.
On the north shore of the 87-acre Lake Helen, this 10-acre park has numerous facilities. An open picnic shelter with an enclosed kitchen is available for rent. The park also has a boat landing, beach, picnic area, playground, volleyball court, and horseshoe pits.
Lake Jacqueline Preserve
Mill Creek Preserve
Meyers Lake Boat Landing
Lake Meyers Road
1 mile east of Amherst Junction.
This area is managed as a boating/fishing access with a primitive boat ramp.'
Tree Lake Road
5 miles north of Rosholt
On the east shore of the 72-acre Tree Lake, this 4-acre park has a playground, beach, and picnic area. The boat landing is located on the west shore of the lake off of Co. Highway A.
Plover River Ski Trail
1 mile east of the Stevens Point Airport on Highway 66.
This 6-mile ski trail is groomed on a regular basis for tracking skiing. A small beginner skate ski trail also exists.
Plover River Wayside
7 miles northeast of Stevens Point
A small county highway right-of-way provides an access point for canoeists on the Plover River.
Portage County Map
Rinehart Lake Boat Landing
South Lake Road Landing.
This area is managed as a boating/fishing access with a primitive boat ramp.
Rocky Run Preserve
Standing Rocks Park
Standing Rocks Park is located approximately seven miles east of the Plover/Stevens Point area.
The 524-acre park is open year-round for a variety of outdoor activities.
Steinhaguen Recreation Area
3485 Bentley Road
seven miles northeast of Stevens Point.
The area consists of 270 acres of woodlands, open fields, and wetlands and is managed as a green space preserve and public hunting area. Six miles of trails exist.
Sunset Lake Road
5 miles north of Nelsonville
This 18-acre park is located on the 63-acre Sunset Lake. The lake is a high-quality swimming lake and can be very crowded on hot summer days. A boat landing and good fishing are also available. Alcohol is not permitted in the park.
Tomorrow River State Trail
Plover to Waupaca County line.
A 14.5-mile recreation trail along the old Fox Valley and Western Railroad tracks. Some of the trail is still under construction. The 9-mile segment from Plover to Amherst Junction and the 3-mile eastern segment from Alm Road to Elkins Road are surfaced with crushed limestone and open to the public. A parking lot in Amherst Junction and a small parking lot along Tower Road are open. A parking lot at Cate Park will be built in 2002 for the eastern segment of the trail. A trail user fee for biking and horseback riding is required and can be purchased at the trail heads.
Tomorrow River Wayside
1 1/2 miles northwest of Nelsonville
Small 1-acre fishing access along the Tomorrow River.
Wisconsin River Recreation Area
8 miles north of Stevens Point
The 82-acre area along the Wisconsin River is managed as a fishing and hunting area.
Wolf Lake Park
Wolf Lake Road
3 1/2 miles northwest of Blaine
The 89-acre park is on the north shore of the 36-acre Wolf Lake. The area is managed as a boating/fishing area, beach, picnic, and a 2-mile trial system exists.