Description

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
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Amenities
Potable water available
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Paddling
Swimming

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Rock Island Campground.

Beach
Cave
Forest
Lake
River, stream, or...
Swimming hole
Waterfall
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The vibe at Rock Island Campground

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September 28th, 2018
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February 6th, 2019
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September 16th, 2017
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July 22nd, 2017
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June 24th, 2017
Park
Rock Island State Park
State
Wisconsin
Country
United States
Phone Number
(920)847-2235
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
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
(Up to people per site)
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Tent Only - Group: 2 Sites
(Up to 60 people per site)
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Tent / RV / Trailer: 60 Sites
(Up to people per site)

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  2. Practice physical distancing
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  2. Travel and camp on durable surfaces
  3. Dispose of waste properly
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