A Green lake state park

A large waterfall over some water

“Green Lake is a 290-acre (117 ha) public park in Green Lake County, Wisconsin. It is located around the eponymous 72 acres (29 ha) lake that gives it its name, with an average depth of 19 feet (5.8 m). The park was established in 1931.”

When is the best time to visit

“The park is open year-round, but the busiest season is from May through September. During the winter, the park has ice fishing, cross-country skiing, and snowmobiling opportunities.”

What can you do there

A car driving on a mountain road

“The park offers swimming, fishing, boating (non-motorized), picnicking, pavilion rental, playgrounds, a sand beach, and hiking trails.”

“The park is home to the Green Lake Conference Center, which offers group lodging and meeting facilities.”

Fish Hatchery

“A fish hatchery on the lake was opened in 1921 by Green Lake County to provide food for anglers. The county closed the hatchery in 1973, but during its operation, it stocked the lake with various species of trout.”

What is their average temperature

“Normal high temperatures are between 72°F (22°C) and 83°F (28°C), and normal lows are between 49°F (9°C) and 61°F (16°C).”

Where is a green lake state park located

“Green Lake State Park is located in Green Lake County, Wisconsin.”

Is it a state park

“The park was established in 1931 and is one of the oldest DNR-owned parks.”

Is it always open or close then reopen

A canyon with a river running through a body of water

“The park remains open year-round to the public. It is open from 6 am to 11 pm.”

What are the nearest big cities

“The nearest city is Ripon, Wisconsin which is located 9 miles (14 km) north of the park. The next closest city is Fond du Lac, Wisconsin which is located 16 miles (26 km) south of the park.”

What are the nearest hotels to the green lake state park

“The closest hotel is Quality Inn, which is located 9 miles (14 km) north of the park. The next closest lodging option is AmericInn Fond du Lac, WI which is located 16 miles (26 km) south of the park.”

Where can you buy food

“The green lake state park  has a concession stand in the beach area that offers snacks, drinks, and bait.”

What are possible dangers when in a green lake state park

“There are no current hazards at Green Lake State Park. During the winter months, it is very important to check road conditions before traveling into or out of the park as some roads may be closed due to the weather. The park is also a popular destination for Ice fishing so please use caution when on the ice.”

Are there any lifeguards on duty

“No, there are no lifeguards on duty at Green Lake State Park.”

What should you bring if you’re going swimming

“If you are swimming at the park, we suggest bringing a swimsuit, towel, sunscreen, and hat.”

Can you rent boats or canoes

“Non-motorized boats are allowed on the lake. There is no boat rental available at the park.”

What should you bring if fishing

“You can bring your own equipment or you can purchase bait, lures, and fishing gear at the park. Fishing licenses are not required.”

What are the suggested clothes for a green lake state park

“Suggested clothing includes a swimsuit for swimming, towel, sunscreen, hat, shorts/pants depending on the weather forecast, light jacket, and closed-toe shoes.”


Green Lake State Park is a great place to visit any time of year. There are various activities that you can enjoy. If you would like to go fishing, hiking, or swimming then this is the place for you! It is located in Green Lake County in Wisconsin. I would rate it 4 stars out of 5 because it’s very popular and crowded but overall a great park!

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