With a number of campgrounds, the Wisconsin Rapids area is a great destination for camping. Fall asleep under the stars and wake to the sound of the wind blowing through the pines. Choose a campground with a heated swimming pool or opt for a rustic campsite on the shores of a shimmering lake. You’ll have all the options when you choose the Wisconsin Rapids area for your next camping trip.
Deer Trail Park Campground
13846 County Road Z
Phone: (715) 886-3871
Deer Trail Park Campground offers the kind of comfort and convenience you expect, at very reasonable rates for family camping. Located on the shores of Ross Lake, the campground offers 166 sites with water and electricity. Campground facilities include showers, grocery/camping store, heated pool, miniature golf, arcade, chucker big ball golf, and other recreational activities. When you’re ready to just sit and listen to the quiet, pull up a chair and have a seat – we have plenty of quiet to go around! Open seasonally
Dexter County Park
Intersection of Highway 54 and 80
Dexterville , Wisconsin
Phone: (715) 421-8422
Located 6 miles south of Pittsville, the park surrounds the 298-acre Lake Dexter, famous for its acres of wildlife and game fish. Totaling more than 1,200 acres, the park offers 95 campsites, 77 of which are electrical. Campground facilities include showers, picnic areas, boat launch, beach area, and an enclosed shelter. The park provides a scenic, undeveloped, wooded area for users. The Wood County Park & Forestry Department takes campsite reservation up to 11 months in advance. On-site registration for non-reserved sites begins May 1 at the campground, through the park closing date, October 31.
Pineland Camping Park
916 Highway 13 South
Arkdale , Wisconsin
Phone: (608) 564-7818
Pineland Camping Park offers a relaxing and enjoyable envirnment for permanent and weekend campers of all ages. All the amenities of a modern campground, including a playground, heated swimming pool, showers, bar and game room, outdoor stage and BBQ.
Sandhill Wildlife Area
1715 County Highway X
When the auto trail closes in November, that’s when the real magic begins. Bring your snowshoes to the walk-in gate and discover Sandhill’s winter secrets. Spy on otters, porcupines and coyotes, or work up an appetite breaking a trail up North Bluff. Learn about tracking or weave your own snowshoes at the Outdoor Skills Center, then put on your newly acquired skills to the test. For more information visit the Sandhill Calendar of Events at www.dnr.wi.gov/org/land/wildlife/reclands/sandhill/
At each county trailhead there is a self-registration station for purchasing a daily or annual pass. The trail pass must be purchased from Wood County Parks and Forestry Department prior to entering the trail. Please call 715-421-8422 for current prices and information.
Wood County Park and Forestry Department
400 Market Street
Wisconsin Rapids , Wisconsin
Phone: (715) 421-8422
Wood County maintains three public campgrounds open from May-October. Dexter Park campground is open through deer gun season. Make reservations in advance by calling during normal business hours or online.