Joe Pietrek, Jr. MemorialCounty Park rulesThose violating these rules may be asked to leave and may be subject to a forfeiture of $20.00 to $500.00 plus Court and other costs required upon conviction of a cited violation.
- CAMPING - In designated campsites only. For availability, see Park Manager or call 715-538-3571.
- PARK FEES - No person shall camp or use any enclosed shelter structure without required registration or payment of required fees. Payment can be given to the Department of Land Management, the Park Manager, or inserted in the yellow drop box at the campground entrance.
- CURFEW - Only campers holding official receipts shall be permitted in the Park after 11:00 p.m. No person shall be in the Park at times when it is noticed as being closed to the public.
- VEHICLES - Vehicles are only allowed in designated parking areas and cannot drive off road on to the grass. Vehicles shall not be operated in such a way to cause holes, ruts, or damage to any ground cover or roadway. No vehicle shall be operated in a reckless manner or at a speed greater than the posted limit. No vehicle shall be parked with the engine running within 200 ft. of any campsite or picnic area.
- PETS - Shall be kept enclosed or on a leash at all times while in the Park. Pets shall not be left unattended. Pets are not allowed in the park shelters. You must clean up after your pet.
- FIRE - No person shall start a fire other than a camp stove except in designated fireplaces or fire rings. Leave fire rings in place. No garbage such as food waste, plastic, or other types of containers or wrapping shall be burned.
- FIREWOOD - Firewood is not available from the Park and is not to be taken from the woods or camp caretaker's lot. WI DNR rules state the firewood must be within 10 miles of the park or be Wisconsin certified firewood (processed to remove harmful hitchhikers). For a list of firewood providers, please see the Park Manager.
- DISTURBING OR DAMAGING PROPERTY - No person shall disturb or damage any trees, shrubs, or plants or carve on any County property at the Park. No person shall disturb, molest, damage, or remove property of others located at the Park. No person shall enter the campsite of another without consent or fail to leave when requested.
- LITTER - It is unlawful to throw refuse, waste or human sewage in any waters of the state. Violators may be subject to a forfeiture. All garbage, litter, and trash must be placed in containers or large dumpster in the parking lot provided for this purpose.
- FIREARMS/FIREWORKS - No person shall discharge any projectile from any device or weapon except in designated areas or with written approval of Park Manager.
- SHELTERS - Shelters are for registered and paid guests only and upon reservation. Picnic tables are not to be removed from the shelters.
- QUIET TIME - Please observe quiet hours between 11:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. No persons shall produce sounds that interfere with the peaceful enjoyment of the Park by others present at the Park.
- WASTE - All garbage, litter, and trash must be cleaned up and placed in containers or large dumpster in the parking lot provided for this purpose. Waste materials generated outside the Park may not be brought back in to the Park for disposal. Sewage may not be emptied at the Park without paying the required fee. Campsites shall be managed in a way as to avoid wind-blown debris, decaying food, or any other condition which is likely to be offensive to others using the Park or presents a risk to persons, wildlife, or environment.
- GLASS - In the interest of public safety, there shall be no use of glass bottles or containers in the lower park area, the swimming area, or in either of the two shelters. Glass containers and bottles are permitted in the campground for registered campground guests ONLY.
- SOLICITING - No soliciting is allowed. No one shall rent or sell any item or service except under an approved contract with the Department of Land Management.
- SWIMMING - All swimming is at your own risk. No lifeguards are provided.
Trempealeau County park facilities are designed and operated with the safety and accessibility of park visitors in mind. Pietrek Park is patrolled by a Park Manager and the Department of Land Management Staff, in cooperation with other local, county and state law enforcement agencies. The Park Manager can assist visitors should the need arise.