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a Wisconsin state park, forest, recreation area or trail.
Camping opportunities
in state parks and forests.
How to buy
a vehicle admission sticker or state trail pass.
Get Outdoors!
to attend a nature program or event with family and friends.

Boys camping

Wisconsin's parks and forests are a great place to camp.
Photo © WI Department of Tourism

Campsite with picnic table and pop-up trailer

A family campsite at a state park.

Contact information
For more information, contact:
Wisconsin State Parks

Wisconsin State Park System Camping opportunities

Campground at a state park.

Photo © WI Department of Tourism

Spend the night with nature in one of more than 4,900 campsites in the Wisconsin State Park System. Camping opportunities include family and outdoor group campsites, indoor group camps, backpack, hike-in and canoe-in sites and equestrian campgrounds. There are accessible campsites available and 10 properties offer cabins for persons with disabilities.

Camping reservations

Camping reservations for family/modern and outdoor group campsites may be made online or by calling 1-888-947-2757.

Reserve campsites in the Wisconsin State Park System.

For accessible cabins, indoor group campsites, backpacking sites and other reservations, please see the web pages above for more information.

Reservation Notice: Effective August 1, 2017 new regulations regarding camping will affect customers making reservations 11 months in advance. This change will not allow a customer to make any changes to a reservation for 18 days after the initial reservation is made on all 11-month window camping reservations in order to provide a fair and equal opportunity for all of our customers. The regulation states: "Any camping reservation transaction made 11 months prior to arrival may not be altered in any way for a minimum of 18 days from the original transaction date." (NR 45.10(1)(r). For questions, please email Wisconsin State Parks.

More about camping in the parks

Don't move firewood!

Don't move firewood!Due to the potential of carrying harmful tree pests and diseases, Wisconsin has restrictions for moving firewood.

For more information about camping rules, fees and winter campsite availability, please see:

Please remember...

Wisconsin state parks have special rules to ensure the safety and enjoyment of all visitors while also protecting the environment.

Last revised: Monday August 21 2017