Parks, Recreation & Forestry
The Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department improves quality of life by preserving the City’s natural beauty and providing activities & facilities for the residents and visitors of Stevens Point.
New! Reserve Park Facilities Online
Lodge reservations for 2020 & 2021 are now open online. CivicRec, our new online reservation and registration system, went live at 12:00 am Friday May 1.
Reservations require the creation of an account and payment.
Need Help? Read our Step-by-Step Instructions (PDF)
Parks Dept. Resources
- ens in New Window 2018-2022 Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (PDF)
- History of our Parks
- Special Event Permit Application (PDF) Opens in New Window
- Special Event Permit Rules & Guidelines (PDF) Opens in New Window
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The Stevens Point Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department is saddened to share the unfortunate news announcing the cancellation of the 36th Riverfront Rendezvous community festival for 2020. Read More
The Stevens Point Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department is now booking facility rentals for 2020 and 2021. In addition to our popular lodge rentals, we also offer the opportunity to rent our Recreation Center gymnasium and meeting room. Read More
The Stevens Point Parks, Recreation & Forestry Dept. is monitoring Covid-19 recommendations from the CDC and local, state, and federal health officials as we work to provide the community with places to recreate while complying with Emergency Order #28. Read More