Outdoor Recreation

UPDATED: January 19, 2024

DRAFT Douglas County Forest Outdoor Recreation Plan 2024-2028

The Douglas County Forest, Parks, and Recreation Committee and Forestry Department are pleased to announce that the DRAFT Douglas County Forest Outdoor Recreation Plan 2024-2028 has been completed and is now available for public review. 

The DRAFT Plan represents a comprehensive inventory and analysis of Douglas County’s recreational offerings and establishes goals, objectives, and recommendations that meet the current and future recreational needs of the community over the next 5 year planning period.

The view the DRAFT Plan, please select the link below:

Douglas County Forest Outdoor Recreation Plan 2024-2028

Thank you for your interest in Douglas County's outdoor recreation! 

Please direct any questions to:

Clint Meyer

Parks & Recreation Supervisor

Douglas County Forestry Department

9182 East Hughes Avenue

PO Box 211

Solon Springs, WI  54873

Phone (715) 378-2219

Fax (715) 378-2807

clint.meyer@douglascountywi.org


Douglas County Outdoor Recreation Plan 2014-2018
View the Douglas County Outdoor Recreation Plan 2014-2018 for information on the future expected demands on the County's outdoor recreation facilities.

Boat Landings

Lake Minnesuing Boat Landing 

(7884S Hallberg Road)
The boat landing area on Lake Minnesuing is approximately 18 acres in size and is located in the Town of Hawthorne. Facilities include a concrete boat landing with dock and vaulted restrooms. It is located off County Trunk Highway P, approximately one-fourth of a mile west of Lake Minnesuing.

Lyman Lake Boat Landing

Lyman Lake Boat Landing has a concrete boat ramp and dock that are located outside the entrance gate of Anna-Gene County Park. There is also a canoe landing on the nearby Amnicon River.

North Flowage Boat Landing

North Flowage Boat Landing is located in the Town of Gordon and is approximately two acres in size. Facilities include a concrete boat landing with dock and vaulted restrooms.

Mooney Dam Park Boat Landing 

(14333S Fowlers Circle)

The boat launch is located on the lower Eau Claire Lake at the Mooney Dam Park, which is located approximately 11 miles east of Gordon on County Trunk Highway Y.

Gordon Dam Park Boat Landing (7201E County Highway Y)

Boat landing, dock, and canoe landing are located at the Gordon Dam County Park on the banks of the St. Croix Flowage, approximately seven miles west of Gordon on U.S. Highway 53 on County Trunk Highway Y.