Petenwell County Park

Darren Tolley, Petenwell Park Manager/Trails Coordinator

2004 Bighorn Drive • Arkdale, WI 54613 • (608) 564-7513

Online reservations are here!

Click the tab above for our parks reservation website

Petenwell County Park, the 2nd largest county park in Wisconsin, is open year-round and situated on Lake Petenwell, the 2nd largest body of water in Wisconsin. This 160 acre park is on a beautiful lake, and includes a game room, designated swimming area, boat launch, playground equipment and hiking trails, Harbor of Refuge with slips for transient use, heated shower/restroom facility, visitor/registration station with concession/game room, and paved parking lots with more space. Firewood is available. Additional campsites have been added, most with electricity.

Petenwell Park (608) 564-7513


For Petenwell Park fees click here.

Petenwell Park is a designated snowmobile unload/load area.

Petenwell Park Map of Campsites


Petenwell Park entrance at sunset

ATV/UTV Campground

This expansion project was completed in 2018 and provides campers with direct access from your campsite to the Adams County ATV/UTV trail system. You can also see the newly renovated Petenwell Harbor in the top right of this photo.