An overview of the Wisconsin state parks program history, budget, properties, and user fees.
InfoLink: Wisconsin state parks offer a summertime treat
Summertime is in full swing. Many Wisconsin residents are busy with travel plans, recreational activities and hitting the state’s top tourist hot spots. Popular Wisconsin destinations for camping, hiking, swimming and picnics are the state parks
Wisconsin InfoLink: The joy (and danger) of snowmobiles
Trails, maps, snow reports, safety tips and statistics for snowmobilers, from librarian-blogger Ron Larson.
16 die, but boating safety stalls in Legislature
Despite the continued concern over preventable boating accidents and fatalities, Wisconsin lawmakers tried but failed in the last session to pass new laws mandating life jackets for children and cracking down on intoxicated boating.
Wisconsin InfoLink: Plan your summer vacation
WisconsinWatch’s resident librarian helps you find parks, gas prices and other vacation-planning tips.
Accidents in non-motorized boats often deadly
There are far fewer accidents involving canoes and rowboats than motorized boats, but those that are reported are far more likely to be deadly.