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Council Grounds State Park

12 Reviews

About This Campground

State Park

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  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite
  • Boat In
    Boat to your campsite

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
  • Verizon
  • AT&T
  • T-Mobile

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Dispersed
  • Group
  • Tent Cabin


For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Sewer Hookups
  • 30 amp Hookups
  • Max Length: 35 ft.


12 Reviews of Council Grounds State Park

Ratings Breakdown

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Stacey N.
Reviewed Sep. 12, 2021


We love it here and can’t wait to go back and camp again. Tall trees, peaceful, quiet, new fire pits, good bathrooms. Friendly attendant at welcome station. Abundant firewood right at entrance. We may choose a different site next time as ours was a bit close to our neighbors, but really not a deal…

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Month of VisitOctober
Erin A.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Aug. 20, 2021

Perfect Peaceful Spot

This was dry camping at its best. Sites are wooded and offer plenty of shade. Well spaced so you feel like you’re all alone. Quick walk to the river or drive along the loop to the beach. Dirt pads but fairly level in our spot. (We did have a huge storm during our stay that crated a river in our…

  • Wisconsin River in your back yard
  • large sites
Month of VisitSeptember
Reviewed Jul. 24, 2021

Great time

Campground was full all weekend. We stayed 4 nights. Decent bathrooms. Nice little beach area. Good hiking/walking trails. Quiet. Sites were spaced nicely.

Month of VisitJuly


Council Grounds State Park is located in Wisconsin


Located just west of Merrill. From U.S. Highway 51, exit onto State Highway 64 (Main Street) and go west about 2 miles through downtown Merrill. Turn right on State Highway 107 (Grand Avenue) and go about 1.8 miles. Turn left on Council Grounds Drive and go about 0.5 mile to the park entrance station.


45.18500048 N
89.73500075 W

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Connection Details

We rate connection speeds from campers like you who submit speed tests with Field Reports.

  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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