Perrot State Park
W26247 Sullivan Rd.
Perrot State Park
Open: Open all year
Number of Sites: 102
Number of Sites with Electric: 38
Perrot State Park, where the Trempealeau River meets the Mississippi River, has 1,270 acres of diverse ecosystems. The river bank and surrounding wetlands provide wonderful habitat for the many migratory birds that travel through this area twice a year. Hardwood forests with mature black walnut, oak, and hickory are home to many animals, birds, and woodland wildflowers. Unique to southwestern Wisconsin and Perrot are the goat prairies perched high on the bluffs.
Perrot State Park has 12.5 miles of hiking trails and 9 miles of cross-country ski trails.
There is a boat landing on the Trempealeau River which has access to Trempealeau Bay and the Mississippi River under a railroad bridge.
A 3.4-mile canoe trail winds through Trempealeau Bay. Canoes and kayaks are available for rent at the park.
A specially adapted kayak is available for use by people with disabilities.
There are 102 campsites, including 38 with electrical hookups and one that is accessible for people with disabilities. The campground has flush toilets, showers, and a dump station. Firewood and ice are available to purchase.
There are also several group camp areas in the campground:
One site will accommodate up to 50 people and is in the campground at the spur trail to the Great River Trail.
A walk-to group camp area is close to the bay. There are four separate camp areas to this group site: Site A will accommodate 30 campers, Site B 25,; Site C 20,and Site D 25. At this group camp area, there are vault toilets and drinking water as well as carts for moving equipment from the parking lot to the campsites.
The Nature Center has displays created by the Mississippi Valley Archeological Center about the Native American cultures that have lived here. Naturalist programs may be offered in the summer.
There is direct bicycle access from the campground to the Great River State Trail.
Deer hunting with muzzleloaders is allowed in season in parts of the park with a special permit and under special rules.
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