The best camping near Devil's Lake State Park

Discover the most magical spots to pitch your tent or park your rig on your next Devil's Lake State Park adventure.

The best camping near Devil's Lake State Park

Discover the most magical spots to pitch your tent or park your rig on your next Devil's Lake State Park adventure.

Camping near Devil's Lake State Park

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Discover the most magical spots to pitch your tent or park your rig on your next Devil's Lake State Park adventure.

Explore the wilderness or spend time on the lake at Wisconsin’s most popular state park.  

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Top-rated campgrounds near Devil's Lake State Park

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WHYCamp Worth Healing Yourself

5 sites · RVs, Tents5 acres · Cazenovia, WI
Bought to get grounded W.H.Y. did I purchase this 5 acres of land? This is my personal property I bought so I could get grounded while being surrounded by nature. Worth Healing Yourself is W.H.Y I invested in this land as well as myself! Enjoy rock hunting for agates, jasper, hematite, petrified wood and other mineral specimens. Property is 25 minutes from Richland Center. 30 minutes from Wisconsin Dells. Public land with miles of trout stream 3 miles away from the propertyy. The 400 State Trail is 7 miles away from property for bicyclists. Public road ATV and UTV trails surround WHY.  Both Lake Redstone and Dutch Hollow Lake are 10 miles away. The Baraboo and Pine River are within 10 miles. The famous Bunker Hill Tavern that hosts the cannon run is 1 mile away! Local village of Cazenovia offers two small town Tavern’s that serve food and good company. There is also a convenient store and small grocery store located in the village as well. This is not a commercial camp ground. Cancellation within Hipcamp Moderate Cancellation Policy WILL BE withheld with host discretion. Rent tax will NOT be refunded if cancelled within Moderate Cancellation Policy time frame.
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Camp Cedar Hills

41 sites · RVs, Tents800 acres · Mazomanie, WI
Cedar Hills is a wonderful private campground located on a ridge above 800 acres of stunning DNR land and only a couple minutes drive from historic Sauk City, WI and its many great restaurants. Enjoy great views and 2 miles of hiking trails, personal fire pits and private campsites with access to large pavilion and many communal spaces. Founded in 1979 Cedar Hills has a long history and large community of regulars some of whom have maintained and added to their sites for decades, making this place truly a labor of love. Large sections of this campground are clothing optional, and the whole campsite is strictly 18 and above. Cedar Hills is LGBTQ friendly. Located on a ridge above 800 acres of stunning DNR land and only a couple minutes drive from Sauk City WI and 150 miles from Chicago. Enjoy great views and 2 miles of hiking trails, personal fire pits and private campsites with access to large pavilion. Winter campers may enjoy cross country skiing, snowshoeing and access with your snow machine Founded in 1979 Cedar Hills has a long history and large community of regulars some of whom have maintained and added to their sites for decades, making this place truly a labor of love. Large sections of this campground are clothing optional, and the whole campsite is strictly 18 and above and LGBTQ friendly. Come and visit our 40 sites located on a breathtaking ridgeline with stunning views of the valleys below.
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Terra Growers Organic Farm

15 sites · RVs, Tents80 acres · Waunakee, WI
Terra Growers is a 100 year-old organic family farm in Springfield WI near Waunakee. We raise free-range chickens (for eggs), grow an extensive variety of vegetables, tend to several fruit orchards, and grow a variety of berries. Terra Growers also has a year-round on-farm store, events open to the public, multiple campsites for rent, as well as extensive volunteer opportunities.
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Hattie Sherwood Campground

36 sites · RVs, Tents5 acres · Green Lake, WI
Hattie Sherwood Campground includes amenities such as. This campground is located at 451 S Lawson Drive in Green Lake, WI, and is open May 1 - Oct 15. Open Dates: May 15 to October 20
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SKILLET CREEK CAMPGROUND

3 sites · Tents70 acres · Baraboo, WI
Skillet Creek Campground was previously Wheeler's Campground, located in Baraboo. It has the state park feel, large sites, wooded areas, hiking trails, and activities for the the kids. Learn more about this land: Peaceful and scenic area nestled in 70 acres of wooded forest. Spacious sites, hiking, biking, fishing pod, new swimming pond, large barn game room, gaga ball pit, cross net, jumping pad, bike rentals, 4 wheelcart rental, clean bathrooms. Full hookup sites and privative camping sites. Located 1 mile from Devil's lake in Baraboo, Wi. Enjoy nearby breweries, zoo, circus world museum.
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Nature's Touch Campground

113 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents10 acres · Wisconsin Dells, WI
Welcome to Nature's Touch Campground, your ultimate getaway nestled in the heart of Wisconsin Dells! Our RV park offers a perfect blend of tranquility and adventure for families seeking an unforgettable vacation experience. With a wide variety of RV sites, you can find the perfect one for you and your family. We have full hookup sites, water and electric sites, and 50- or 30-amp electric. Pull-through sites are available for larger rigs. For seasonal availability or information please email naturestouchcampground@gmail.com. But the magic of Nature's Touch extends far beyond its picturesque setting. Dive into relaxation at our sparkling pool, perfect for cooling off on warm summer days. Indulge in family fun at our game room, where laughter and friendly competition abound. And don't forget to explore our camp store, stocked with essentials and treasures. Something exciting always happens at Nature's Touch Campground, from themed weekends to outdoor adventures. Join us for nature hikes, marshmallow roasts, and live entertainment, creating memories that will last a lifetime. So pack up your RV, gather your loved ones, and embark on a journey to Nature's Touch Campground, where every moment is an opportunity for adventure, relaxation, and cherished family moments. We can't wait to welcome you home.
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Western Woods Campground

45 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents22 acres · Wisconsin Dells, WI
Western Woods Campground is a family-friendly campground with easy access to interstate and downtown Wisconsin Dells. Amenities include bathroom facilities, heated pool, pavilion, playground, disc golf and outdoor games, themed weekends, etc. Offering reservations for tent sites, back in sites, pull through sites, and rental cabins.
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Echo Valley Farm

4 sites · Lodging46 acres · Ontario, WI
See the Milky Way on 46 acres of sustainably cared for land located in beautiful Driftless Wisconsin. Adjacent to Wild Cat Mountain State Park and near the Kickapoo Valley Reserve. We are a working farm with sheep, mules, chickens, ducks, multiple gardens and an old apple orchard. Our onsite bakery has seasonal offerings and more. Our twenty year effort to create a regenerative and sustainable farm allows us to offer our unique space and cabins for enjoyment and for learning.
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Coyote Springs Farm

1 site · Lodging40 acres · Dodgeville, WI
Visit our historic farmland nested in a peaceful valley in the Driftless Region of Wisconsin. Rocky bluffs surround open pasture dotted with beautiful Oak trees, with a pristine spring-fed stream winding through the property. Enjoy mowed paths through pasture and hayfields and proximity to Governor Dodge State Park for miles of hiking in woods and prairie, swimming, boat rentals, fishing and waterfall viewing. Stay in a large, 16' canvas bell tent with an organic matress on a wooden bed frame appointed with solar twinkle lights, wool rugs, leather lounge chairs and option of adding a second bed or two. Our Tent sits above the ground on a wood platform, and looks over a private area complete with a fire ring and picnic table, just steps from a spring bursting from a hillside next to the creek, which you have access to dip your toes in or look for frogs. Leave your car in sight and walk your items down a mowed path with the assistance of a hand-cart. Watch the stars at night, listen to the frogs sing, the coyotes howl and the whip-or-will sing. We are a homestead farm, with a small flock of chickens and ducks. We live on the property with our 4 kids and two dogs. We are restoring the land we live on, adding prairie and managing the fields and pasture while raising strong resilient kids. We'd love to meet you, or let you stay in solitude and peace. Nearby Spring Green and Dodgeville offer restaurants and services, and we are just 40 minutes from Madison.
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Glowconsin Getaway

1 site · RV, Tent5 acres · New Lisbon, WI
Adjacent to Buckhorn State Park which is 6,990-acre Wisconsin state park southeast of Necedah. The park occupies a peninsula on Castle Rock Lake, a reservoir formed at the confluence of the Wisconsin and Yellow Rivers. Almost 5 acres of mixed oak-pine woods with sandy, fertile soil. Learn more about this land: The best secluded rustic camping with sky-scraping pines, amazing wildlife, and abundant plant life including wild raspberries on almost 5 acres. The whippoorwills sing at night. Nature's beauty at its finest. A short walk to the lake (.5 mile away) or bring your own boat or paddle boards and cruise out on Castle Rock Lake from a public launch nearby. Cute beach at Buckhorn Boat Landing for picnic and swimming. Bring your own camper, tent, etc. Great fishing nearby. RV hookup and plug-in electricity are available. Please PACK OUT anything you bring with you.  Fines will be assessed for trash left. Fireworks are not allowed. No trash in the fire pit.
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The Heifer Pasture

1 site · Lodging40 acres · Cross Plains, WI
Located on a hill side pasture on the properties back forty along the Ice Age Trail. This fenced off area within the pasture includes a small pond, walking trails, forest and prairie areas. There is a “feed shed” that is available to use (generator on site for electricity)otherwise just pitch a tent. Completely remote from any other houses.
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Circle M Farm Stay Camp n Glamp

6 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents20 acres · Blanchardville, WI
Camp in style on a beautiful Driftless Farmstead! This tiny valley farm once had stanchions to milk 8 cows in the barn. That was in 1890. Now we are home to dozens of sheep, steers, goats, hogs, cats, dogs, chickens and geese and myriad wild critters and pollinators and migrators. We are a conservation farm and on a mission to heal our wetland, improve our trout stream and bring people out to the land. We are in Driftless Southwest Wisconsin - gorgeous hills and quilted cropland bisected by oak woods and switchback rivers. Pitch your tent, park a small camper/rv, or stay in our vintage camper as close as the backyard or further away by the sheep pasture or frog pond. You will share an indoor bathroom, or our open-to-the-sky hot outdoor shower, and an outdoor sink with other campers. We have a Cedar Sauna you can reserve. This is easy camping with a view of the stars, nestled in a farm-to-table farm community with lots of goods to buy. We LOVE our Driftless neighborhood in SW Wisconsin and can recommend many amazing activities for everyone from fisherman to families! We live on a 20 acre farm bisected by a small river and a great trout stream, adjacent to 150 acres of restored prairie. We're close to shopping, antiquing, Amishing and good eating. We're within a half hour of 3 great rail trails, two state parks and one amazing ATV rental. Go to an old-fashioned drive in movie, a local farmers market, dirt-track stock care races, tractor pulls, a u-pick apple farm or a Toy Train Museum. Go tubing, kayaking, boating or biking - you can rent what you need. Or sit on one of the porches to watch the chickens peck and the pigs dig. We can't wait to introduce you to all the livestock, cats, our Great Pyrrannees pups, Waylon and Willie, and our Border Heeler, Dolly! We are a five minute walk from our cute downtown with a playground, library and several great places to eat. Ten minutes from New Glarus Brewery and Argyle (Pec Time Tubing). A half hour from Mineral Point (Fall Art Tour), Mount Horeb (Troll Way), Dodgeville (House on the Rock) and Monroe (Cheese Days). Fifteen minutes from hiking, fishing and boating at Yellowstone Lake State Park. Campfire with s'mores every night, coffee and scones in the morning. Wifi is reliable on some spots on the property, and a sure thing on the front breakfast porch. We do require a two-night minimum to stay in the campers. Tent camping we have no minimum. Please reach out to us on the app to see what is available.
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The best camping near Devil's Lake State Park guide

Overview

About

Wisconsin's most visited state park, Devil's Lake offers all sorts of opportunities for experiencing the great outdoors, from educational kids’ programs at the nature center to renting a kayak, canoe, paddleboat, or standup paddleboard to explore the 360-acre lake. Hiking opportunities abound too—the East Bluff Trail is a great choice to see some of the park's characteristically pink-and-purple quartzite bluffs. Devil’s Lake is also a good camping spot, with hundreds of sites spread over three campgrounds, many with hookups. The aptly named Ice Age Campground is open for winter camping for those who don’t mind a little snow.

Notable campgrounds

  • Best for RVs: Quartzite Campground has large sites ideal for RV camping, plus showers and a dump station.
  • Best for families: Northern Lights Campground offers open grassy areas, plus a shower building, flush toilets, and a playground.
  • Best for convening with nature:  Ice Age Campground offers a mix of electric and non-electric sites, some in a pine grove.

Tips for snagging a campsite

  1. You can reserve your campsite online or over the phone through Wisconsin State Parks.
  2. Same-day camping reservations are available from May through October with waived reservation fees.
  3. All campsites are reservable and released for reservation 11 months in advance.
  4. If you can't secure one of the 423 sites in the three main campgrounds, look into reserving one of the park's nine group campsites. Alternatively, consider a Hipcamp in the area to visit Devil’s Lake for the day. Plenty of privately operated options exist in Baraboo, a 10-minute drive away.

When to go

Devil’s Lake is open year-round and at its busiest in summer, when it draws droves of campers with hiking, biking, rock climbing, swimming, kayaking, and fishing. Winter activities include sledding, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing. There are also ranger-led programs and hikes, particularly from spring through fall. Quartzite Campground remains open in winter months, offering winterized restrooms and running water plus electrical hookup sites.

Know before you go

  • Seasonal concession stores on both the north shore and south shore and at the Ice Age Campground sell basic groceries and supplies. They’re open in summer and on select spring and fall weekends.
  • You’re welcome to gather firewood in the forest (although you can't chop or pull wood from trees). You can also purchase bundles at the camp stores.
  • Cell phone service is spotty at best in the park.
  • The park is pet-friendly, but dogs must remain on a leash no longer than eight feet in length.
  • Running water facilities, including showers, are available from mid-April through mid-October.

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