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Facilities:  A day use fee is required at all Adams County Parks and public accesses, unless you are a registered camper.  Petenwell and Castle Rock Parks have a designated swimming area, boat launch, modern playground equipment, heated shower/restroom facilities, disposal station, and visitor/registration station with concession and firewood available, game room, shelter buildings and boat slip rentals.  Access to sanitary dump station for watercraft is also available. 

Camping Reservations:  Reservations require a Non-Refundable Reservation Fee, a Minimum of 2 night stay with a maximum of 2 weeks stay, by contacting the Park Directly; Petenwell Park at 608-564-7513 and Castle Rock Park at 608-339-7713.  Camping reservation cancellations require a minimum of 30 days notice to receive a refund.  Most campsites are on a first come basis - select sites are reservable.

Allowable Camping Units:

  • Petenwell Park 500
  • Castle Rock Park 200

Petenwell Park - 160 acres with expansion to 200 acres

Castle Rock Park - 70 acres with expansion to 130 acres

Sanitation:  Petenwell and Castle Rock Parks have modern heated shower/restroom facilities and vault type pit toilets cleaned daily. 

Picnic Tables:  Petenwell Park 500, Castle Rock Park 200

Water Sources:  Petenwell and Castle Rock Parks have state approved electric and handpump wells.  Water hookups to many campsites.

Camping Rates 2016            $5.00 Non-Refundable Camping Reservation Fee
  • $  17.00 - Premium site - Tent w/o electric - Nightly
  • $  20.00 - Premium site - Tent w/electric - Nightly
  • $  97.00 - Premium site - Tent w/o electric - Weekly
  • $108.00 - Premium site - Tent w/electric - Weekly
  • $  15.00 - Tent w/o electric - Nightly
  • $  18.00 - Tent w/ electric - Nightly
  • $  85.00 - Tent w/o electric - Weekly
  • $  95.00 - Tent w/electric - Weekly
  • $200.00 - Tent w/ or w/o electric - Monthly
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  • $  19.00 - Premium site - Camper w/o electric - Nightly
  • $  25.00 - Premium site - Camper w/electric - Nightly
  • $137.00 - Premium site - Camper w/ or w/o electric - Weekly
  • $285.00 - Premium site - Camper w/electric - Monthly - April 15 to October 15
  • $125.00 - Premium site - Camper October 16 to April 14 - + $5.00 per night of use for electric, not to exceed 60 nights of usage.
  • $  17.00 - Camper w/o electric nightly
  • $  22.00 - Camper w/ electric nightly
  • $ 120.00 -Camper w/or w/o electric weekly
  • $255.00 - Campers Monthly w/ or w/o electric -  April 15th to October 15th
  • $125.00 - Campers Monthly - October 15th to April 15th  (effective April 15, 2016)
  • $    5.00 - Camper Electric nightly - October 15th to April 15th, not to exceed 60 nights of usage.  
Day User Fee (non camping)
  • 1/$20.00 or 2/$30.00 - Season day use sticker, purchased at the same time
  • $  5.00 - Day use - per vehicle per day
  • 1/$15.00 or 2/$20.00- Season day use sticker w/o boat launch use/Senior Citizens only, 65+
  • $  5.00 - Dump station - non-camper fee (day or season pass does not include dumping)
Season Stickers are available at these locations:  Petenwell Park, Castle Rock Park, Pritzl's Store, Wagon Wheel Campground, Parks Administration Office (Courthouse)
 
Shelter Buildings:   Available for Reunions, Weddings, Birthday/Graduation Parties, etc. Shelter reservation cancellations require a 45 day notice to receive a refund. 
Shelter Reservations:  Contact the Parks Administration Office at 608-339-4230.  Shelter buildings include picnic tables, electrical outlets, and a refrigerator.  Grills, restrooms, and water are nearby (Group count include children).

Shelter Rates 2016
  • Petenwell Park - $25.00/day for groups less than 50 - $50.00 per day for groups of 50 or more
  • Castle Rock Park - $30.00/day for groups less than 50 - $60.00 per day for groups of 50 or more
  • Patricks Lake - $25.00/day for groups less than 50 - $50.00 per day for groups of 50 or more
  • Arrowhead - $25.00/day for groups less than 50 - $50.00 per day for groups of 50 or more

Seasonal Boat Slip Reservations:  On a first come basis beginning January 1, for the current year, by calling the Park directly.  Petenwell Park at 608-564-7513 and Castle Rock Park at 608-339-7713.  Seasonal Boat Slip Reservation Cancellations require a minimum 30 day notice to receive a refund.  Renting a seasonal slip one year does not automatically guarantee a slip for the following year.  Monthly, weekly, and daily boat slip rentals are available on a first come basis will only be accepted at the park, at the time of use, reservations are not accepted for these slips. 
 

Boat Slip Rates for 2016
  • $665.00 - Seasonal Slip
  • $220.00 - Monthly Slip w/o camping
  • $110.00 - Monthly Slip w/ monthly camping
  • $  16.00 - Daily Slip w/o daily camping
  • $    8.00 - Daily Slip w/ daily camping
  • $  72.00 - Weekly Slip w/o camping
  • $  36.00 - Weekly Slip w/  weekly camping
No multi-boat slip discounts  -  All rates subject to change 

 

    
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