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. 

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.  

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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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