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10 Popular Wisconsin RV Camping Spots

Known for its dairy products, the state of Wisconsin is often called “America’s Dairyland”. Wisconsin cheese is some of the most famous and sought-after in the country and the world. Tourism in the diverse state is also a top reason for visiting. Bordered by two of the Great Lakes (Superior and Michigan), watersports are popular in the summer months while ice and snow activities prevail in the winter. There is never a lack of things to do or see in the home state of the “Cheeseheads”. Check out these popular Wisconsin RV camping spots and choose for yourself.

WI Landscape by David Mark for NextRV.co 10 Popular Wisconsin RV Camping Spots
Wisconsin Landscape by David Mark

Wisconsin RV Camping Spots

Breezy Hill Campground – Fond du Lac

With easy access off of I-41, this lovely family-owned campground is a favorite destination for locals and travelers alike. It is conveniently located near Green Bay, Madison and Milwaukee. Attractions like the Aviation Museum in Oshkosh aren’t to be missed. Many other family-friendly activities are just a short drive away. Nature lovers will enjoy just hanging out around the friendly camp and possibly fishing in the nearby lake.

The park offers full hookups with 20/30/50 amp power along with sewer and wi-fi. Some sites have pull-through access to allow the bigger rigs to enter/exit easily. Kids and pets are both welcome and each has their own designated play areas. The camp boasts a fully stocked store that also carries propane. A pristine shower room and laundry facility also provide the extra comforts of home. For the horselovers, there is a boarding facility on the property with trails nearby for wandering.

Cliffside County Park – Racine

Cliffside County Park makes a great home base for sightseeing in the general Milwaukee area. Kenosha and Racine are close by as well as Lake Michigan — it is actually just a short hike from camp. The lovely and interesting Wind Point Lighthouse is just a few minutes away by car. The park is full of mature shady trees and offers a quiet place to relax and wind down after a day full of wandering the area.

The park offers large, level gravel sites with water and power hookups. Big rigs can be accommodated but the sites are back-in only. There is a dump station on the property as well as full restrooms with shower facilities. Pets are welcome as are children. A kid’s area along with fields for soccer or baseball and a basketball court ensure plenty of play time. Each site has a fire ring but there are picnic shelters along with BBQ pits also available.

Copper Falls State Park – Mellen

Just as the name implies, this park has waterfalls. One of Wisconsin’s most scenic parks, Copper Falls is a place for quiet enjoyment of nature. You won’t find any nightlife here except for the owls, crickets and the soothing sound of flowing water. This area is all about coexisting in peace with your surroundings. Walking trails take off in every direction from camp. You’ll find deep gorges, waterfalls and streams all around you. There are also three different bike trails to cruise around on.

Many of the sites include fire rings and picnic tables for family time. The park has large level sites that will accommodate big rigs with some maneuvering. Both heavily treed areas with plenty of shade and more open sites are available. There are limited power hookups available. Water and sewer dump stations are on site. Pets are welcome but must be on a leash. A small concession stand and gift store are open during the busy season.

Cyclist on Wisconsin Lake by Mike Goad for NextRV.co 10 Popular Wisconsin RV Camping Spots
Wisconsin Cyclist by Mike Goad

Fox Hill RV Park & Campground – Baraboo

If you’re looking for a relaxing way to get away from the city, look no farther than Fox Hill. This gorgeous setting seems to be in a world all by itself when in reality you are only a few minutes away from the excitement of the Wisconsin Dells. The natural setting is made up of 50 wooded acres with lots more to explore in the area. Visiting nearby Devil’s Lake State Park is a must on any trip to this area. It shouldn’t be missed. For adult fun, there is a free shuttle to the nearby Ho-Chunk Casino.

The RV park offers pull-through entry/exit to large, well-tended sites. Full hookups are available and include wi-fi availability. A camp store, full restrooms with showers and a laundry facility are on site. Walking trails, swimming and a kids’ playground are also offered. Quiet hours are enforced by attentive staff to ensure all visitors enjoy their stay.

Hi-Pines Campground – Eagle River

This peaceful campground is situated in the middle of 75 acres of old wood forest. Walking or hiking trails are spaced throughout the entire area. For the more adventurous, there is a direct path from the camp to some adjacent ATV trails. There is a lot to see and do in the area including cranberry bogs at Lake Nokomis and horseback riding on nearby trails. Downtown Eagle River has a lot to offer in sightseeing and shopping.

A friendly and helpful staff is one of this RV park’s top amenities. Full hook-ups that include both 30 and 50 amp power and sewer are offered. Large rigs can easily maneuver the pull-through sites. The camp store has anything you may have left at home, including propane. Kids and pets each have their own play areas to hang out in. The swimming pond with its sandy beach is a popular family spot.

Indian Trails Campground – Pardeeville

It’s all about the love of nature in the highly-rated Indian Trails Campground. There is no limit to the activities to be had at this gorgeous Wisconsin RV camping spot. Take a walk in the protected waterfowl production area. Ride your bike along special mountain trails or take a spin in the BMX bike course. The adjacent 15-acre lake invites fishing or paddle-boating. You can swim in the lake but you also have four pools to choose from — indoor and heated!

With many waterfront sites, this campground fills up early in the busy season. The owner/operators are on top of every detail and ensure the camp runs smoothly. Large, pull-through sites are available with many having full hookups. A fully stocked camp and crafts store meets every need and even has propane available. Individual showers are on site along with laundry facilities. Kids and pets have their own special places for playing and relaxing. This is truly a family-friendly RV park.

James N. McNally Campground – Grantsburg

Crex Meadows is the big draw to this area about an hour outside of the Twin Cities. Nature and wildlife abound, especially during the fall migration period. Cranes, ducks and predatory birds such as hawks can all be seen by the hundreds, if not thousands. Hunters, birdwatchers and photographers use the park as a base every year. The park is conveniently located within walking distance to downtown Grantsburg.

The small, city-owned park is very well maintained and super clean. IIt has 38 sites that offer full hookups that include electricity, water, sewer, AND cable. The park will house some of the bigger rigs if you make sure to get a reservation. There are a limited number of sites for rigs over 60 feet. A modern bathhouse is on site as well as a visitor center. Pets and kids are welcome.

Lake Emily Park – Amherst Junction

Boasting over 140 acres, this lovely park is maintained by the Portage County Parks Department. The park is adjacent to Lake Emily which covers another 90+ acres. Watersports such as boating, fishing, skiing and swimming are the highlight of the summer season. There are picnic areas, beaches and a baseball field for those who prefer to stay on dry land. Several nature trails offer a quiet way to enjoy the beauty around you.

The park has just the basic amenities including power hookups with water available elsewhere on site. There is a sewer dump station available. Large rigs can be parked as long as you’re able to back into your site. There are boat ramps in the park for direct launching into the lake. The camp keeps some sites available for first come-first serve campers but reservations are recommended. There are also a couple of handicapped-accessible sites available for reservation only.

Pettibone Resort – La Crosse

It is easy to forget that you’re just outside of downtown La Crosse in this beautiful wooded campground. Situated right on the banks of the Mississippi River, many of the RV pads are waterfront spots. There is a lot to do in the La Crosse area including sightseeing, Mississippi Riverboat cruises and the La Crosse Speedway. Grandad Bluff is not to be missed as the views are spectacular. With golf, shopping and bike trails also available, you’ll never get a chance to be bored.

The RV resort offers large rig access with pull-through parking. Electric and water hookups are at each site with a dump station on the property. Full bathroom and shower facilities are available for visitors. A coin-operated laundry is on site as well. The park offers wi-fi access and has a playground for kids. Pets are welcome but must be on a leash. A fully stocked camp store includes a bar and canoe rentals.

Canoeing in Wisconsin by Alain Audet for NextRV.co 10 Popular Wisconsin RV Camping Spots
Canoeing in Wisconsin by Alain Audet

Scheffel’s Hideaway Campground – Two Rivers

With the Green Bay Packers’ Lambeau Field only a mere 30 minutes away, this campground is an obvious winner for Wisconsin RV camping. The park is also just minutes from the lovely downtown area of Two Rivers. It’s a charming small town that can still deliver the modern amenities. Sightseeing in Green Bay and Milwaukee are just a short drive. With a state park surrounding two sides of the campground, there are plenty of opportunities to commune with nature. The pizza pub on the south side of the property offers easy dining and fun.

Large rigs are welcome with many of the sites having pull-through access. All spots have water and electricity hookups with several also offering sewer. For those that don’t, there is an on-site dump station. You can choose between shady, wooded spots or open sunny ones. A large bathroom with individual shower rooms is centrally located in the camp. Laundry facilities are available as well as a playground for the kids. The owners are attentive and proud of the well-maintained campground.

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