Category: Camping

Camping at Wisconsin’s Richard Bong State Recreation Area, Site 346, Spacious and Secluded

Recently I covered my experience hiking at Richard Bong State Recreation Area. While I only hiked at the park, there are many other outdoor recreation opportunities available. When I say many, I mean way, way more activities than most parks offer. Like a space… Continue Reading “Camping at Wisconsin’s Richard Bong State Recreation Area, Site 346, Spacious and Secluded”

Camping at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore — Lower Hurricane River Campground

Wondering where to stay at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore? Just as important as determining which trails to hike, deciding where to stay will impact how you plan your trip at Pictured Rocks. Unlike a lot of other parks, Pictured Rocks is big and the… Continue Reading “Camping at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore — Lower Hurricane River Campground”

Wisconsin’s Potawatomi State Park — Campsite Review, A Ton of Sites and Limited Privacy

While many terrible things came out of the pandemic, one positive thing that emerged was the chance for people to discover new, socially distant hobbies. One activity the people flocked to was camping. It’s perfect, right? What could be more socially distant than moving… Continue Reading “Wisconsin’s Potawatomi State Park — Campsite Review, A Ton of Sites and Limited Privacy”

Wisconsin’s Pike Lake Campground, Site #3 Review, Kettle Moraine State Forest

It’s official, the 2021 camping season has begun and the first camping trip is already in the books! I have camp sites booked on weekends from May through October but this one wasn’t even on the calendar. Spontaneous bonus trip! That’s to be expected… Continue Reading “Wisconsin’s Pike Lake Campground, Site #3 Review, Kettle Moraine State Forest”

Big Bay State Park Camping, Wisconsin’s Madeline Island, Site #59, Oh Deer!

To finish up the tale of the mini-moon, we end with the review of the campsite at Big Bay State Park. In case you missed it, we arrived at Madeline Island late in the afternoon and checked into our site for the next two… Continue Reading “Big Bay State Park Camping, Wisconsin’s Madeline Island, Site #59, Oh Deer!”

Brunet Island State Park Camping, Site #33 Review, A Campsite on the River

I love a campfire with a view. Seclusion from other people is nice but if I have to trade it for a spectacular sight while I’m cooking dinner or having a post-hike beer, I will. (Looking at you, Wyalusing Ridge Campsites.) Luckily this site… Continue Reading “Brunet Island State Park Camping, Site #33 Review, A Campsite on the River”