The 2021 Wisconsin Condition Parks admission sticker goes on sale Dec. 1.

The sticker was created by Rice Lake Large Faculty international exchange student Emma Džurbanová. Superior university trainer Roger Britton instructed every scholar in a graphic structure course to occur up with a layout for the contest. Džurbanová’s profitable style depicts a cross-country skier heading down a trail.

The stickers provides obtain to much more than 60 parks, forests, and recreation regions throughout the point out. All cars getting into condition parks and recreation locations call for an admission sticker, when some point out forest and path parking areas also need a sticker.

“We are psyched to supply once-a-year admission passes on-line this 12 months in addition to at attributes and on the mobile phone,” mentioned Diane Brusoe, DNR Fish, Wildlife and Parks Deputy Division Administrator. “With wintertime swiftly approaching, guests can get their passes less complicated than ever and make the most of a 12 months of outdoor recreation enjoyable.”

Condition path passes are expected for people 16-a long time-aged and more mature for biking, in-line skating, horseback using, cross state snowboarding or off-highway motorbike riding. Trail passes are not demanded for hiking.

Admission stickers price $28 for state residents and $38 for non-inhabitants. To obtain an additional sticker for a independent vehicle in the exact domestic it will price tag $15.50 for Wisconsin people and $20.50 for out-of-state visitors.

Senior citizens ages 65 and more mature in Wisconsin can obtain a go for $13, though non-people will pay out $25.

Check out to buy a automobile admission sticker. Stickers are also offered by cellular phone commencing Dec. 1 by contacting the DNR at 1-888-305-0398.

Džurbanová said the scene just arrived to her, though she hadn’t cross nation skied ahead of, but Wisconsin’s prolonged winter season had created an perception on her.

Emma Džurbanová headshot


“There was snow for most of my time there. It just appeared like a great way to take a look at and see nature,” she stated during an interview with The Chronotype just after becoming announced as the winner in July.

Džurbanová is one particular of the few foreign trade pupils who stayed for her whole phrase, through the COVID-19 pandemic. She came to Rice Lake by way of the Sister City plan, prior to returning to Žamberk in June. Her style was chosen out of 10 finalists to be printed on the 2021 condition parks and forests yearly auto admission stickers.

The sticker is envisioned to be shown on more than 300,000 cars this future calendar year, in accordance the DNR.

It is the 30th 12 months the sticker has been created by a superior faculty student artwork contest and the first time the sticker will characteristic a wintertime-themed layout.

“Winter sports activities are a big attraction at our condition houses, so it is really fitting that they are being featured on the 2021 admission sticker,” stated Mark Aquino, Wisconsin State Park Process performing director. “It’s also a great suit with our OutWiGo initiative that encourages people to acquire part in winter season actions this sort of as snowboarding and snowshoeing to aid increase their over-all health and fitness and wellness by remaining active in the outdoor.”

Džurbanová acquired an engraved plaque and once-a-year car or truck admission sticker showcasing her design and style.

2022 Style Contest Open up

Significant faculty pupils fascinated in developing the 2022 condition parks admission sticker have till April 30, 2021 to post their layout. The contest is open up to all Wisconsin college students grades 9-12 attending community, private or parochial colleges or staying residence-schooled.

The style and design should be an first creation of the artist and are unable to be copied from beforehand released artwork, and images and photo manipulation will not be acknowledged. A total listing of policies can be found at matter/parks/designcontest.