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Bong State Recreation Area [edit]
26313 Burlington Rd.
Kansasville, WI 53139
(262) 878-5600
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Named after Richard Ira Bong, a World War II ace born in Wisconsin, the Bong Rec. Area provides facilities and activities not normally found in state parks, including dog training, hot air ballooning, ATV and dirt bike riding, hang gliding, model rocket launching, falconry, model airplane flying, hunting, trapping and fishing.

Visitors can also hike, swim, ride horses, study nature, snowmobile, cross-country ski, camp and more.

There are five large picnic areas in the park, 217 family campsites (53 are electric-equipped) and a 300-foot sand beach.

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