Category: Camping

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”

Camping on the River at Buckhorn State Park, Campsite Review of Site #21

Some of my favorite campsites in Wisconsin have stunning views without having to leave the comfort of the fireside. One of these sites is at Buckhorn State Park. With the right planning and a little insider knowledge, you can enjoy views of the stunning… Continue Reading “Camping on the River at Buckhorn State Park, Campsite Review of Site #21”

Wisconsin State Park camping reservations — what you need to know about the new site

Have you heard the exciting news for Wisconsin campers? If not, let me tell you about the new reservation system for booking campsites. Out is the old Reserve America site and in is the new Going To CampĀ (operated by Camis USA.)