Roche-A-Cri State Park
Open: Open May through mid Oct
Number of Sites: 41
Number of Sites with Electric: 1
Roche-A-Cri State Park, established in 1948, includes a 605-acre park area. Roche-A-Cri comes from French words meaning "crevice in the rock." The park has a 300-foot-high rock outcropping with a wooden stairway to the top. There are Native American petroglyphs and pictographs. The park has 41 rustic campsites within a forest of large oaks and pines. Carter Creek within the park offers fishing opportunities.
People with disabilities can picnic at the main picnic shelter and a paved picnic pad with an accessible grill by the office parking area. Water is also available at the office picnic area.
Campsite 8, which accommodates recreational vehicle, trailer or tent, includes a blacktop driveway, a hard surface pad with a grill next to the tent area, and an asphalt path to the toilet. Electricity is available at the site for an additional $5 a night. Water is available near the office.
Visitors can park near the rock art site and use an accessible ramp to the observation deck. An accessible nature trail of .68 mile round trip leads to Chickadee Rock. The trail has a gravel base. There are six interpretive signs along the trail. A gravel path also leads from the winter parking lot off of Czech Avenue to the prairie project. There are benches for resting along the way.
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