The 10 Best Camping Spots in Wisconsin!

Wisconsin has thousands of acres across the state designated to beautiful camping. Not only are there stunning geological features to check out but many of these sites offer wonderful amenities to truly enhance the experience. Here are the 10 best camping spots in Wisconsin. 

1. Devil’s Lake State Park, Baraboo, WI

Devils Lake State Park Campground is in Baraboo, Wisconsin. The site offers clean restrooms, fire pits, hiking, swimming, boating, and rock climbing. Cheap site rates and unforgettable views makes Devil’s Lake Campgrounds a go-to for a perfect camping trip.  

2. Peninsula State Park, Fish Creek, WI

Located in Fish Creek, Wisconsin, about eight miles from the Door County shoreline, sites Peninsula State Park. This great 450 plus camp site houses a plethora of activities. From theater presentations to golf courses—Peninsula State Park has something for everyone. 

3. Governor Dodge State Park, Dodgeville, WI

Located in southwestern Wisconsin, Governor Dodge State Park holds one of the best campsite attractions—a waterfall. Try a group campsite which holds 15-40 people, bring your RV, or bring your horse! Governor Dodge even offers winter camping—game changer.

4. Smokey Hollow State Park, Lodi, WI

Smokey Hollow is the best place to bring the kids this summer. They have a small swimming lake which is completely surrounded by beach and filled with fun inflatable for hours of water fun. Free volleyball and basketball courts, along with wagon rides during season.

5. Blue Mounds State Park, Blue Mounds, WI

Blue Mounds Campgrounds offer swimming, 20 miles of hiking trails, and unique geological features. Fully equipped with a fire ring and picnic table. Bathrooms are located throughout the campgrounds. You can reserve a pavilion for group outings as well.

6. Pine View Campground, Sparta, WI

Pine View Campground is in Sparta, Wisconsin. Wi-Fi equipped, walking trails, volleyball courts, basketball courts, paintball and laser tag—Pine View has it all. Kayaks are available for rent and mini golf is calling your name. Laundry services and pavilion rental are available to guests. 

7. Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park, Multiple locations

Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park is one of the most well-known campgrounds throughout Wisconsin. With both cabin and campsite options—Jelly Stone offers an option for every vacationer type. Tent camping comes with a fire ring and clean modern bathrooms nearby. They also have a convenient onsite store if you forget anything.

8. Big Bay State Park, Madeline Island, WI

Big Bay State Park is located on Madeline Island off the tip of Wisconsin. Big Bay is surrounded by 3.5 miles of Lake Superior Shoreline. Camp sites offer fire rings, picnic tables, parking, and electric sites. Fishing, hunting, boating, swimming, and hiking are well known activities at Big Bay.

9. Kohler-Andrae State Park, Sheboygan, WI

Located about two miles south of Sheboygan on the far east coastline of Wisconsin lies the Kohler-Andrae State Park. Take advantage of the beautiful Lake Michigan waves and shoreline. Campsites come with a fire pit, picnic table, and accommodates six people.

10. Harrington Beach State Park, Belgium, WI

Harrington Beach State Park is located in Belgium, Wisconsin. Located on Lake Michigan this 69-unit campground comes equipped with a fire pit and picnic table. The Jim and Gwen Plunkett Observatory is a great attraction to Harrington Beach State Park.

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Best Campgrounds and Camping Sites Near You
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13081 State Park Lane, Bagley, WI
At Wyalusing State Park, camp 500 feet above the confluence of the Wisconsin and Mississippi rivers. One of Wisconsin's oldest state parks, Wy... Read More
3407 East Blackhawk Drive, Milton, WI
S5975 Park Road, Baraboo, WI
Founded in 1911, Devil's Lake is the third oldest state park in Wisconsin, the largest, and the most visited. Devil's Lake offers magnificent views... Read More
531 County Road D, Belgium, WI
Harrington Beach State Park has more than a mile of beach along Lake Michigan. This 715-acre park also features a white cedar and hardwood swamp, o... Read More
N7630 State Park Rd., Sherwood, WI
High Cliff State Park is the only state-owned recreational area on Lake Winnebago, Wisconsin's largest lake. The park gets its name from the l... Read More
W329 N846 County C, Delafield, WI
The Kettle Moraine and Lapham Peak were formed 10,000 years ago when a glacier covered much of Wisconsin. Lapham Peak's glaciated topography p... Read More
9462 Shore Rd, Fish Creek, WI
Considered Wisconsin's most complete park, Peninsula offers 468 campsites, three group camps, a summer theater, an 18-hole golf course, s... Read More
1020 Beach Park Lane, Sheboygan, WI
Kohler-Andrae State Park in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, is the home of majestic sand dunes, miles of golden beach, shimmering blue Lake Michigan water, w... Read More
6294 S. State Rd. 35, Superior, WI
Pattison State Park features the highest waterfalls in LocationWisconsin and the fourth highest waterfall east of the Rocky Mountains. Big Manitou ... Read More
8495 Lake Road, Blanchardville, WI
Yellowstone Lake State Park is in the driftless area of southwest Wisconsin. LocationThis 1,000-acre park, has a 455-acre lake, which offers visito... Read More
4350 Mounds Park Rd., Mounds, WI
Perched atop the highest point in southern Wisconsin, Blue Mound State Park offers spectacular views and unique geological features. A swimmin... Read More
15819 Funnel Rd., Camp Douglas, WI
Travelers passing through the Camp Douglas area are intrigued by the unusual, tall bluffs rising abruptly from the flat plain. Mill Bluff's sa... Read More
23125 255th S., Cornell, WI
Brunet Island State Park, on the Chippewa and Fisher rivers, offers more than 1,300 acres of scenic beauty, wildlife and recreational opportun... Read More
N10008 Paust Lane, Crivitz, WI
Governor Thompson State Park was established in 2000, the Wisconsin State Park System's centennial year. With more than 2,800 acres of woods, ... Read More
4175 State Highway 23 N, Dodgeville, WI
Governor Dodge State Park is one of the state's largest parks, with 5,350 acres of steep hills, bluffs and deep valleys plus two lakes and a w... Read More
E10320 Fern Dell Rd., Baraboo, WI
This park is named for its centerpiece, a lake which often is so calm that not a ripple marks its surface. The lake reflects a wooded shorelin... Read More
36764 Copper Falls Road, Mellen, WI
Ancient lava flows, deep gorges and spectacular waterfalls make Copper Falls one of Wisconsin's most scenic parks. Log buildings built by the ... Read More
N1895 Council Grounds Drive, Merrill, WI
HistoryCouncil Grounds was once city-owned and called Wildwood City Park. In 1938, the city of Merrill presented the original 278 acres west of the... Read More
2405 Door Creek Road, Stoughton, WI
Lake Kegonsa State Park offers a natural, peaceful setting beside a glacier-hewed lake. The lake offers swimming, fishing, water-skiing, saili... Read More
1213 S Main Streer, Lake Mills, WI
Running between Wisconsin's two largest urban areas, this trail stretches for 52 miles through farmlands and glacial topography. The trail travels ... Read More
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