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Council Grounds State Park

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Located along the beautiful Wisconsin River a short distance northwest of Merrill, the Council Grounds State Park offers 509 acres of camping, swimming, fishing, water skiing, canoeing, boating, cross-country skiing, hiking, fitness trail, and nature study. The park includes 9 miles of hiking trails, 3 miles of mountain bike trails, and 5 miles of cross country ski trails.

Location: 1110 E. 10th Street, Merrill Wisconsin 54452 Telephone 715-536-8773

Other Wisconsin State Parks nearby:
(Merrill) Council Grounds State Park
(Wausau) Rib Mountain State Park

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