Veterans Memorial Shelter

Boat Launch Fee
Waldo Carlson Park (Red Cedar Lake) and Veteran Memorial Park (Prairie Lake) have a $5.00 daily or a $20.00 seasonal boat launch fee. Boat launch permits can be purchased at the parks from the park caretakers.  Seasonal permits can be purchased on this site by choosing PERMITS on the navigation menu on the left.  Please present proof of purchase to the park caretaker at either Waldo Carlson Park or Veterans Memorial Park between May 1st and September 30th to receive your numbered sticker.  The numbered sticker entitles the purchaser to unlimited in-and-out boat launch privileges at both Veterans Memorial and Waldo Carlson Parks during the 2023 boating season.


160 acres on Prairie Lake. Prairie Lake is part of a chain of five lakes (3,764 acres) all inter-connected.

Directions: 1 1/2 miles south of Cameron on County "SS", then east on 13-12 1/2 Ave.

Facilities: Campground, coin operated showers, pit toilets, boat landing, playground, dumping station, fish cleaning house, picnic shelter, hiking trails.

Other Info: Caretaker in residence, heavily used through July 4th weekend.

Telephone (May 1 to September 30):
(715) 458-4125
(715) 418-1683 (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-Out Time: 10:00 pm

2126 13-12 1/2 Ave
Cameron, WI 54822
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Veterans Memorial Park Fact Sheet



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