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HIGHLAND RIDGE, WI

part ofEau Galle Lake, US Army Corps of Engineers
Photo: HIGHLAND RIDGE
Status: Open through Sun Nov 30 2014   Season Dates
 

Overview

Highland Ridge overlooks the sparkling Eau Galle Reservoir in western Wisconsin. The area boasts 630 acres of scenery with numerous opportunities for recreation, including fishing, canoeing and plenty of hiking. Horseback riders will enjoy the trails around the lush region.

Natural Features:

The 35-mile Eau Galle River feeds into Eau Galle Lake, which is surrounded by steep hills and bluffs. The campground is opposite the dam on the north side of the small reservoir. The area is set in a heavily wooded area that provides a welcoming habitat for native plants and animals.

Recreation:

Hikers can enjoy the interpretive trails, like the Ox Trail that leads to the Northwest Day Use Area.
Fishermen cast their reels year-round.

Facilities:

Highland Ridge has 45 campsites including seven walk-in tent sites. Showers, trash/recycle station, and playground are all available for campers.

Highland Ridge Equestrian Loop has 10 non-electrical sites. Manure pits, satellite toilets, and garbage stations are available for campers.

Nearby Attractions:

Highland Ridge is minutes from a golf course and Crystal Cave, Wisconsin's longest cave.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Flush Toilets
  • Accessible Sites
  • Campfire Rings
  • Dump Station
  • Equestrian Sites
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Host
  • Interpretive Trails
  • Parking Area
  • Pets Allowed
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Playground
  • Ranger Station
  • Recycling
  • Scenic Overlooks
  • Self Pay Station
  • Showers
  • Trash Collection
  • Vault Toilets
  • Water
Within 10 Miles
  • Beach Access
  • Boat Ramp
  • Swimming
  • Volleyball Courts
Know Before You Go
  • No horses in main campground
  • Access to lake from campground involves steep terrain
  • Due to invasive insects, firewood from outside the area is not permitted. Click here for more information.
  • No firearms or fireworks allowed The campground will be first-come, first-serve only in the months of April and November. The opening date of the campground in April and the closing date of the campground in November will vary depending on the weather conditions. Please call the park office at 715-778-5562 to verify that the campground is open.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
44.87262, -92.24322
44°52'21"N, 92°14'36"W

Interstate 94 east from Minneapolis/St. Paul to Exit 24. Take County Road B at Exit 24 south approximately 2 miles. Follow highway signs east on County Road N for another 2 miles until it intersects County Road NN. Go south on NN for 2 miles until campground entrance sign, turn right onto Dugan Road.


Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

HIGHLAND RIDGE
Dugan Road
SPRING VALLEY  WI  54767

Phone Number:

Information:  (715)778-5562
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