User fees and state taxes provide most of the money for operating Wisconsin state parks, forests, and trails.
The fees include vehicle admission stickers, state trail passes, and camping fees. Admission fee waivers are available for school groups, disabled veterans and former POWs, conservation patron license holders and others. Ice Age Reserve units honor various National Park system passes but do not issue them. Admission Stickers and State Trail Passes are also available at:
- DNR service Centers (Locations) - 888-936-7463 (7:00am - 10:00pm, 7 days per week)
- State park and forest entrances (Visa and MasterCard are accepted)
- Some parks, forests, and trails have self-registration stations for payment of fees Certain businesses near state trails that sell passes