Pitch your tent along the shores of the Bad Axe River.  Enjoy a campfire and trout fishing in a quiet valley in the heart of the driftless region.  Hike in or accommodations can be made with owners and get a ride in with your gear to the camp by utv.  5 gallons of potable water included.  A table and 3 folding chairs at campsite.  Wood provided.  

Check in is at 1pm un


Pitch your tent along the shores of the Bad Axe River.  Enjoy a campfire and trout fishing in a quiet valley in the heart of the driftless region.  Hike in or accommodations can be made with owners and get a ride in with your gear to the camp by utv.  5 gallons of potable water included.  A table and 3 folding chairs at campsite.  Wood provided.  

Check in is at 1pm unless previous arrangement is made

Check out is at 11am unless previous arrangement is made

Campsite area
Bring your own tents
1 site
Up to 13 guests per site
No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Pets allowed
No toilet
Potable water available
Picnic table available
No kitchen
No showers
No wifi
Pack it out
  • Check in: After 8AM
  • Check out: Before 5PM
  • Cancellation policy: Flexible
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 18 months out

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Horseback riding

Provide your own horse with access from our property to duck egg county park with 10 miles of horse trails on 900 acres

Off-roading (OHV)

UTV/4wheelers allowed on property to get to your site


Steep hills and rock walls

Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at Bad Axe Tent Camping in Wisconsin.


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Hipcamper Cameron

Awesome camping experience

Cameron S.
recommends this listing.
May 11th, 2020

What an amazing experience! Lynn and her husband Cory were extremely accommodating, and wonderful people to have shared their beautiful piece of property like this. I would definitely recommend the UTV trip down to the site, as it certainly wouldn't not be a simple hike down into the valley. We felt very much secluded down alongside the stream, and there is more than enough space to hike and wander around for hours. The fishing was great, and we did not struggle to catch some dinner for ourselves. Don't forget to stop at the vineyard down the road. I absolutely cannot wait to come back!!

Hipcamper Brooklyn
Brooklyn B.
recommends this listing.
May 22nd, 2020

Amazing camping experience for the whole family! Kids had endless hours of fun and exploring, on top of the fishing and swimming. Overall Beautiful land, secluded and well kept.

Hipcamper Jim

Pocket paradise

Jim G.
recommends this listing.
June 9th, 2020

This place is a real hidden gem. Gorgeous, private, great fishing right from camp, and a babbling river and songbirds to wake up to. Ran into some deer flies and gnats, but surprisingly few mosquitoes, especially around camp. I'd go back in a heartbeat.

Hipcamper Danielle
Danielle S.
recommends this listing.
June 14th, 2020

What a fantastic place, the photos don't do it justice. We had a great time (our dog did too!) - we were looking for a place to ourselves, where we didn't have to worry about a crowded campsite, and this place was perfect. The campsite is beautiful, very peaceful mornings along the river, and the hosts were fantastic! We had plenty of stacked firewood and they even let us borrow some bug spray in case the flys we're bad. We would highly recommend this place for anyone looking to get away!

Hipcamper David

Very quiet, very private.

David G.
recommends this listing.
June 23rd, 2020

Great site just off the river with miles of access that's easily wadeable....I'll be back.

The river post heavy rain runs very dark but didn't rise too much, still waded several miles.
Bad Axe following a night of rain, runs cloudy but clears quicklyNice fire ring, woods included!
Hipcamper Donella

Recharge your batteries

Donella L.
recommends this listing.
July 5th, 2020

The site is a wonderful escape from everything. Beautiful valley in the Driftless Area, trout stream, wild berries, and the thick surrounding forest that makes you feel a million miles away from the busy world. There’s great trees for hammocks too!

Hipcamper Dennis
Dennis C.
recommends this listing.
May 28th, 2019

Cory and Lynn were great hosts! They meet us at the road to our private campground near their creek, and gave us and our gear a ride down! The site was clean and private with a fire pit. Perfect for hiking, wildlife watching, star-gazing and simply enjoying nature!

Hipcamper Max

Great adventurous camp spot

Max K.
recommends this listing.
September 3rd, 2019

Our stay at Cory and Lynn’s secluded camp spot was great. We wanted to get away from the city and not be stacked on top of other Labor Day campers. This spot is very secluded and private, on a beautiful little patch of grass cleared along the Springville Branch of the Bad Axe River. Lots of trees, tall grass, flowers, and the sound of the water running over some rocks just upstream. Something to note: the camp spot is down in a valley/hollow and the trail that leads there is too rough and narrow for even a 4x4 truck/SUV to make it down and back up. If you are planning on hiking in/out, plan on 15-20 minutes each way. We had plenty of gear on this trip, so Lynn gave us a ride in her UTV on the first and last day, and we hiked out/in for the trips in between. A little extra effort, but totally worth it for the peace and quiet. Thanks Cory and Lynn!

Hipcamper Jonathan

A perfect getaway..

Jonathan R.
recommends this listing.
May 4th, 2020

A beautiful secluded creekside paradise.
Great adventure, so much to explore.
My son said our host was one of the nicest people ever..
We will be back.

Bad Axe Tent Camping
Hipcamper Cory and Lynn
Response from Cory and Lynn, the Host, on August 30th, 2020

That is so nice to hear! Thank you!

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