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Buckhorn State Park WI Canoe Launch

Buckhorn State Park and the surrounding areas including Buckhorn Wildlife Area, Yellow River Wildlife Area & Yellow River Oxbows have several kayak and canoe launches which give access to both the Yellow River and Castle Rock Lake.  There are five designated launch sites in this area with some only for none motorized watercraft.   Canoeing can be a great way to explore the shorelines of Wisconsin fishing waters; to quietly get close to both aquatic life and local wildlife.  The Buckhorn State park is home to Bald Eagle, Great Blue Heron, Northern Pike, Walleye, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Whitetail Deer, Wild Turkey plus a wide variety of both small game and panfish.

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Buckhorn State Park is located in Germantown Township of Juneau County, Central Wisconsin on both Castle Rock Lake and the Yellow River.  The park consists of about 6,000 acres of outdoor haven offering a little bit for everyone including the local Wisconsin Wildlife.  There’s lot of outdoor photography opportunities and nature experiences to have if its camping, hiking, canoeing, kayaking, hunting, trapping, boating, swimming, fishing, backpacking, picnicking or just sitting back and watching the natural world go by.  The state park includes miles of frontage and several boat launches offering tons of water activities on the Yellow River and Castle Rock Lake part of the Wisconsin Flowage system.  Castle Rock is WI’s 4th largest inland body of water and is a manmade lake controlled by a hydro dam (creating hydroelectricity) to the South where the water turns back into the Wisconsin River.

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Buckhorn State Park Contact Info
W8450 Buckhorn Park Ave.
Necedah WI 54646-7338
Phone (608) 565-2789

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