Waldo Carlson Park

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Importation of Firewood
Barron County and the City of Cumberland have banned the importation of out of county firewood to the four county campgrounds: Waldo Carlson, Veterans Memorial, Southworth Memorial and Kirby Lake and to the City of Cumberland campground: Eagle Point Campground and Park. Wood for campfires can be purchased from campground caretakers or local firewood outlets. (You must have a receipt!)


Boat Launch Fee
Waldo Carlson Park, Red Cedar Lake, has a $5.00 daily or a $20.00 seasonal boat launch fee. Boat launch permits can be purchased at the park from the park caretaker.  Seasonal permits can now be obtained online by choosing PERMITS on our Parks Reservations home page.  Please present proof of purchase to the park caretaker after May 1st to receive your seasonal boat launch sticker.


Campsite Reservations
Campsites are not available for reservation within the next 7 days but may be available for drive-in. Contact park caretakers to check for the availability of drive-in campsites.

  

Waldo Carlson Park
Waldo Carlson Park
Waldo Carlson Park
Waldo Carlson Park
Select a site on the interactive map below to view a campsite photo and site details.

17 acres on Red Cedar Lake.

Directions: 1.5 miles north of Mikana on State Highway "48".

Facilities: Coin operated showers, pit toilets, boat landing, boat docks, swimming, playground, dumping station, fish cleaning house.

Dump Station Fee: Camper: $5.00, Non-camper: $8.00

Fish Cleaning House: Camper: Free, Non-Camper: $5.00

Coin Operated Shower Rates: $1.00 for 5 minutes

Other Info: Caretaker in residence, heavily used - fills up most weekends.

Telephone (May 1 to September 30):
(715) 354-3353
(715) 418-1850 (Mobile)

Telephone (October 1 to April 30):
(715) 537-6419

Mailing Address:
Barron County Forestry, Parks, and Recreation Department
335 E Monroe Ave
Barron, WI 54812

Check-In Time: 3:00 pm
Check-Out Time: 1:00 pm

Address
2717 29th Ave
Birchwood, WI 54817
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Waldo Carlson Park Fact Sheet