To truly get away from it all, you’ve got to head out to Rock Island State Park in the massive Lake Michigan. Why, you ask? Well, for starters, you’ll not find a single car on the island. You’re at the mercy of the local ferry boat, which will drop you and your gear and leave you to the primitive campground, Survivor style. Set up camp and set your watch to island time. Explore miles of trails, 2,000 feet of sandy beach, and Wisconsin’s oldest lighthouse. Then sleep under a starry sky, where the only sounds you’ll hear are the waves lapping on the shore.
Campsite area
Bring your own Tents, Vans and truck campers, Trailers, RV & Motorhomes, Cabin
112 sites
Up to 6 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Potable water available
Picnic table available


Offered near the campground.



Natural features you'll find at Rock Island Campground.

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Rock Island State Park
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45.417° N, 86.819° W
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Tent Only: 40 Sites
(Up to 6 people per site)
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Cabin & Lodging: 10 Sites
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(Up to 60 people per site)
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Tent / RV / Trailer: 60 Sites
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