Petenwell Park entrance at sunset
2004 Bighorn Drive
Arkdale, WI 54613
Notice: Due to cold temps, Petenwell and Castle Rock Parks will NOT have water service to campsites until LATE April.
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 Refuge for 90 watercrafts, 1/2 for seasonal use, 1/4 for monthly use, and 1/4 for weekly and /or day use, heated shower/restroom facility; visitor/registration station with concession/game room; paved parking lots with more space. Firewood is available. Additional campsites have been added, most with electricity.
The park is located 17 miles northwest of Friendship. To get there, go 9 miles north of Friendship on Highway 13, west 6.5 miles on County Trunk C, turn north on Country Trunk Z for 1/4 mile, and turn left and go 1/2 mile on Big Horn Drive. Located at 2004 Bighorn Drive, Arkdale, WI 54613.