Jackson County Parks Department

Find Jackson County Wisconsin parks departments, including city and state park authorities, and systems. Parks departments provide information on local recreation facilities, city parks, state parks, activities, and recreational land use.


Jackson County Parks W9790 Airport Road Black River Falls WI 54615 715-284-8475


About the Jackson County Parks Department

The Jackson County Parks Department usually refers to a Jackson County or local government agency that is responsible for a wide range of public facilities used for active or passive recreation or as open spaces in Jackson County, WI. These include Jackson County public parks, athletic fields, indoor and outdoor pools, other sports facilities, trails, and nature preserves.

You may contact the Parks Department for questions about:
  • Jackson County parks and recreation facilities
  • Park permits
  • Community events in Jackson County, Wisconsin
  • Recreation and athletic programs
  • Jackson County Parks Department jobs and employment
Jackson County Public Parks

The maintenance of Jackson County Parks Department facilities is a central responsibility of the Parks Departments. Using a combination of Department employees and contractual service providers, Parks Departments keep Jackson County facilities clean and in good repair. They may also plan and manage upgrades, expansions, and capital improvements to Jackson County parks in response to the aging of facilities or changes in public demand. The Jackson County Department of Parks and Recreation is also responsible for scheduling and coordinating the use of their facilities. A variety of clubs, sports leagues, and community groups utilize park facilities in Jackson County. Parks Departments attempt to accommodate and balance the needs of the Jackson County community in making facilities available to interested groups and the general public and may issue Jackson County park permits for authorized use.

Community Park Programs & Events

The Jackson County Parks Department also provides programs, activities, and services with its own staff and resources. Parks Department programs include youth and adult swim lessons, Little League baseball and other organized sports, fitness classes, and summer camps. The Jackson County Parks Department also runs programs in partnership with other Jackson County community organizations. The Parks and Recreation Department is often in charge of organizing special events such as Jackson County 4th of July celebrations, other holiday events, fishing derbies, and festivals.

State Parks in Jackson County

Jackson County State Parks are the responsibility of the Wisconsin State Department of Conservation or Department of Environmental Protections. The U.S. National Parks Service (NPS) manages all national parks, as well as many national monuments and other properties with special designations.