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Located between 500-foot bluffs and the lazy Mississippi River north of Fountain City, Merrick State Park has something for everyone. The park offers camping, a nature center, scenic vistas, boating, fishing, canoeing, 3 hiking trails and 2 cross-country ski trails to choose from. River waters offer great fishing for summer and winter anglers.Catch a glimpse of an egret, heron, muskrat or otter in the marshy back waters.

Location: S2965 State Road 35, Fountain City Wisconsin 54629 Telephone 608-687-4936

Other Wisconsin State Parks nearby:
(Black River Falls) Black River State Park
(Fountain City) Merrick State Park
(Trempealeau) Perrot State Park

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