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Spend the night in one Wisconsin's beautiful state park campgrounds.
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Wisconsin State Parks

Wisconsin State Park System Camping in Wisconsin State Park and Forests

Spend the night with nature in one of more than 5,000 campsites in the Wisconsin State Park System. Camping opportunities include family and group campsites, indoor group camps, backpack and boat sites and equestrian campgrounds. There are accessible campsites available and 10 properties offer cabins for persons with disabilities.

New reservation system

Beginning Dec. 17, 2018 people booking a campsite at Wisconsin State Park properties will use a new reservation system. The Wisconsin DNR is contracting with a new reservation provider, Camis USA, Inc. Reservations with Reserve America ended on Nov. 30, 2018. News Release.

Frequently Asked Questions

Click below for some frequently asked questions.

When will the new reservation system with Camis USA be live?

Monday, Dec. 17, 2018 at 9 a.m. CST.

Customers will be able to make reservations online with the New Reservation System [exit DNR] or by calling 1-888-947-2757.

Will there be a down time when no reservations can be booked?

Yes. There will be down time from Dec. 1 to Dec. 16. to allow for existing reservations to be transferred to the new system. No reservations can be booked during this time.

Will anything change with my existing reservation?

All reservations that were booked through Reserve America, will automatically be transferred to the new reservation system. The only item that will change with your reservation is that your reservation will be assigned a new reservation number by Camis USA.

Prior to Dec. 17, everyone who has an existing reservation will receive notice via email confirming their reservation(s) have been transferred. The notice will contain the old reservation number and the new reservation number. The confirmation will still contain your reservation information: property, arrival date, departure date, and campsite number.

Will I have to create a new account in the new reservation system?

Yes. On Dec. 14 at 9 a.m. the New Reservation System [exit DNR] will be available to create your user profile, set your password, view current reservations and become familiar with the new website.

Will anything change when making a reservation with Camis USA?

Customers can expect many enhancements when making reservations, including a better search function for campsites, and a mobile-friendly website that makes it easier to make a reservation from a phone or tablet. A Wisconsin-based call center will be able to assist customers with any questions.

Under the new reservation system, campers will save almost $2 per reservation. The reservation fee beginning Dec. 17 will be $7.75.

Will I be able to reserve shelters and amphitheaters?

Yes. Customers will be able to reserve most day use facilities such as shelters and amphitheaters through the new reservation system. These facilities can be reserved online or through the call center beginning Dec. 17.

Will I be able to reserve boat slips at Lakeshore State Park?

Yes. Customers will be able to reserve Lakeshore's boat slips through the new reservation system, either online or through the call center beginning Dec. 17.

Last revised: Friday December 14 2018