Homestead Parklands


  • Boat Launch (non-motorized only)
  • Parking
  • Interpretative Kiosks
  • (Canoes, Paddleboats, Kayaks, Paddleboards rentals
  • Trails for hiking, biking and cross-country skiing

Homestead Parklands
550 Perch Lake Road
Hudson, WI 54016


This  St. Croix County 80 acre park is situated around the northern half of Perch Lake  and is the central feature of the park. The lake reaches 90 feet deep in some areas. The land area includes steep slopes covered by oak woodlands and pine plantations.


8 AM - 8 PM


  • Daily entrance fee is $8 per vehicle
  • Annual entrance fee is $28.   The (annual fee) rear-view mirror hanger tag can be used for all St. Croix County owned parks.
  • Rental equipment is $8 per hour with a 2 hour initial max (Please see individual park pages for information on available watercraft rental). Shelters and Campsites can be reserved. 


  • Canoes, Paddle boats, Kayaks, Paddle boards Rentals $8.00 Per Hour
  • Shoreline and non-motorized boat fishing
  • Swimming beach.  No life-guard on duty.
  • Scuba-diving
  • 3 Acres of nature trails
  • Picnic shelter rental Information
  • Playground
  • The "Bookworm Trail" is a community supported literacy and no child left inside project.