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a Wisconsin state park, forest, recreation area or trail.
Camping opportunities
in state parks and forests.
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a vehicle admission sticker or state trail pass.
Get Outdoors!
to attend a nature program or event with family and friends.
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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.

Campground at a state park.

Wisconsin Ridge Campground at Wyalusing State Park. © WI Department of Tourism

campsites in the Wisconsin State Park System.


Camping reservations for family/modern and outdoor group campsites may be made online or by calling 1-888-947-2757. Accessible cabin reservation requests can be sent directly to properties.

Same day reservations pilot program

Camping types

New Reservation System Frequently Asked Questions

Beginning Dec. 17, 2018 people booking a campsite at Wisconsin State Park properties began using a new reservation system provider, Camis USA, Inc. Reservations with Reserve America ended on Nov. 30, 2018.

Will anything change with my existing reservation?

All reservations that were booked through Reserve America, were automatically 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, 2018 everyone who has an existing reservation received notice via email confirming their reservation(s) were transferred. The notice contains the old reservation number and the new reservation number. The confirmation still contains 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. In the New Reservation System [exit DNR] you can create your user profile, set your password and view current reservations.

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 is able to assist customers with any questions. Under the new reservation system, campers will save almost $2 per reservation. The reservation fee is $7.75.

Will I be able to reserve shelters and amphitheaters?

Yes. Customers can reserve most day use facilities such as shelters and amphitheaters through the new reservation system, either online or through the call center.

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

Yes. Customers can reserve Lakeshore's boat slips through the new reservation system, either online or through the call center.

Last revised: Tuesday April 23 2019