13 of the Coolest Campgrounds with Water Parks in Wisconsin!

Harbour Village Campground with Waterpark in Sturgeon Bay
Harbour Village Campground, Sturgeon Bay

These Wisconsin campgrounds and RV parks are custom-made for a fun summer vacation! Start your planning now and book early in the year to ensure that you’ll be able to visit one of these amazing destinations for next-level family camping adventures.

Many of these locations offer so much entertainment and activities throughout Wisconsin’s camping season; read on to find out what to expect at each location and choose your family summer camp location.

Camping not your thing (no judgment here!)? Check out these Wisconsin cabins instead!

Jellystone Park Warrens Water park
Jellystone Park Warrens | Photo Credit: Jellystone Park Facebook

Jellystone Parks in Wisconsin

Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts know how to have fun! The franchise chain has over 80 family campgrounds throughout the United States and Canada and has 6 locations in Wisconsin. Meet all your favorite Yogi Bear™ characters, including Cindy Bear and Boo Boo! 

Depending on the campground, they can come with kiddie pools, jumping pillows, mini golf, and more. Jellystone Parks are always one of the best places to choose for fun for the whole family! Plan your trip — make your reservations and explore all of the Jellystone locations. 

Fremont – Wolf River

Located on Partridge Lake and the Wolf River, this Wisconsin campground features cottage rentals, cabin rentals, tent sites, and RV camping. 

Activities around the park include a jump pad, play area, daily activities, mini-golf, shuffleboard, bocce ball, tubing Wolf River, or fishing for white bass. 

This is a great family campground close to the Fox Cities!


Camping options include 415 RV Sites, 162 cabins, and 42 tent sites. The waterpark includes a 6-lane thrill seeker racer water slide, lazy river, wave pool, and more. There are many other family-friendly activities, including mini-golf, arts and crafts, gaga ball, foot pool, train rides, outdoor theater, and many other options for entertainment and fun. Stop at the Pic’a’nic Basket camping store for snacks, meals, and homemade ice cream.

Explore the area nearby and learn about cranberry bogs or visit later in the fall to be in town for the annual Warrens Cranberry Festival, one of the many unique festivals around Wisconsin to watch out for during later season camping months!

Wisconsin Dells

This location boasts the only campground in Wisconsin Dells with a water playground, swimming pool, waterslides, and hot tub included with your stay. Located next to The Outlets at the Dells Mall. Head out for a meal delivered to your table by a train or explore the giant outdoor waterpark at Kalahari or another resort. 

If your family loves unique camping opportunities, check out this rental pirate ship in a campground setting!

Sturgeon Bay, Door County

Door County Jellystone Campground in Sturgeon Bay features tent sites, RV & seasonal camping. Door County is a picture-perfect Wisconsin summer destination and one of our favorite places in Wisconsin to explore with kids any time of year. 

Activities around the park includes beautiful beaches visiting Door County Maritime Museum, Ahnapee Ranch, The Farm, Potawatomi State Park, water sports and fishing, shopping, and much more for adults and children.

Fort Atkinson

Located near Koshkonong Lake, this Wisconsin campground features Rustic Cabin rentals, Park Models, tent sites, and RV camping. 

Family fun includes a heated pool, inflatables, jumping pillow, tire playground, and more. Activities around the park include visiting Cave of the Mounds, Circus World Museum in Baraboo, or Kettle Moraine State Forest.

Caledonia, Milwaukee

This Wisconsin campground features cabin rentals, tent sites and RV camping. Unique to this park, campers can enjoy a nighttime Drone Show. Watch as 50 illuminated and synchronized drones take to the sky above in the Northern Lights Drone Show located on Bear Paw Beach. The heated pool includes a splash pad and water slides, and the beach has exciting to explore inflatable water features. 

Fun family activities out of the water include an rc track, mini golf, laser tag, jumping pillow, and arcade.

Located just 15 minutes south of Milwaukee and 75 miles north of Chicago. Activities outside the park include visiting the Racine Zoological Gardens, American Family Field Stadium, Betty Brinn Children’s Museum, Milwaukee Art Museum, Discovery World, and the Harley Davidson Museum.

Evergreen Campground Waterpark
Evergreen Campsites & Resorts, Wild Rose

Evergreen Campsites & Resorts, Wild Rose

Evergreen Campground is a family friendly Wisconsin campground with family fun and activities for all ages. The campground includes campsites, waterfront cottage rentals and cabin rentals. Chippy’s Water Park includes heated pools, water slide and a 3,000 square foot splash pad. Other amenities include sandy beach with Wibit inflatables on Kusel Lake, kayaks, canoes, paddle boards and pontoon rentals, playgrounds, mini golf, train ride and more.

Bonanza Camping Resort, Wisconsin Dells

An alternative to traditional resorts, Bonanza Camping Resort has north woods vibe and a convenient central location in the Wisconsin Dells vacation area with easy access to many area attractions. 

The resort offers an option for every kind of camper with 95 full hookup RV sites, 71 electric & water sites, 7 primitive tent sites, 4 camper cottages, 8 cabins, and 4 deluxe cabins. 

All sites offer fire rings and a picnic table for fun family meals and fireside treats

Kids will also love exploring the fun on-resort activities, including gaga pits, mini golf, basketball courts, playground, jumping pillow, and heated swimming pool. Adults will love playing alongside and the conveniences of a sanitation station, clean restrooms and shower facilities, and onsite laundry.

The campground has a modest heated pool but is located in Water Park Capital of the World, Wisconsin Dells.

River Bend RV Resort, Watertown

You do not want to sleep on this family-friendly camping resort! For years River Bend RV Resort has been a hidden gem in the Midwest for premiere family camping and family fun. Plenty of overnight campsites, rental units, and seasonal sites offer a variety of options for family camping. 

Family activities include a swimming pond with Wibit water inflatables, kiddie pool area, huge waterslides, sandy beach, basketball, shuffleboard, horseshoes, volleyball, playgrounds, and other events and activities.

This is a fantastic spot for your next family vacation!

Oasis Campground, Hancock

A beautiful family-friendly campground in Central Wisconsin with so much family fun to offer: Wibit Inflatable Waterpark, heated pool, jumping pillow, gaga ball, golf cart rentals, outdoor movies, dog park, sandy beach, clean restrooms, camp store, dog park, and so much more! 

Check out their themed weekends—this campground really provides entertainment for the entire family. 

Harbor Village Campground with Waterpark in Sturgeon Bay
Harbour Village Campground, Sturgeon Bay

Harbour Village, Sturgeon Bay

Located in Sturgeon Bay in Door County, this is a delightful campground with tons to do for the kids and the whole family. Harbour Village has over 100 sites with water and electricity at each one. You’ll love the clean beach area with inflatables and an excellent pool area that the kids will be obsessed with! 

Amenities include a water park with two 350 ft. water slides, a relaxing nature trail, a jumping pillow, and countless others. Other convenient resort extras include an awesome play area and bath house—with very clean bathrooms—and a huge campground store. Consider renting a golf cart because the area is quite extensive with lots to see and do! 

Rivers Edge Campground, Stevens Point

Rivers Edge is the perfect spot for your family’s camping trip with something for everyone! 

The vast property has sites for every size camper, and all sites have water and electricity. They have 70 sites with full hookups. 

The campground is nestled conveniently on the Wisconsin River with free access to use boat landing for all resort guests. 

Rivers Edge also has a pool and man-made pond full of fun inflatables! Onsite you will find a campstore, a wonderful bar and grill—Bullheads, and a concession stand serving all your favorites. 

Daily activities and themed weekends will keep everyone busy and entertained! Venture out to explore some of our favorite things to do in Stevens Point including Belt’s Ice Cream and the Stevens Point Sculpture Park.

Whistle Stop Campground, Marshall

East of Madison, Whistle Stop Campground offers a one-of-a-kind family fun camping experience with an onsite train! Choose from back-in or pull-thru sites, and cabins that sleep 4, 6, or 10.

Hop aboard a locomotive and spend the day in the adjacent Little Amerricka Amusement Park featuring classic rides for all ages, mini golf, go-karts, a monorail, and a 1950s wooden roller coaster. 

Ride the rails back to enjoy the campground’s swim lagoon, water toys, jumping pillow, Space Ball, and other amenities

Splash Pad at Blue Mounds Wisconsin State Park
Blue Mounds State Park splash pad

A Few Favorite More Rustic Wisconsin Campgrounds

If you are looking for more rustic, basic camping, consider a Wisconsin State Park! Here are three favorites from our Wisconsin Camping Guide.

Devil’s Lake State Park 

Devil’s Lake State Park is located in the Baraboo Range in eastern Sauk County, just south of Baraboo, Wisconsin. This gem is a beautiful family-friendly state park! 

It is around thirty-five miles northwest of Madison and is on the western edge of the last ice sheet deposited during the Wisconsin glaciation that made the gorgeous views and unique landscape of the area.

An onsite Nature Center makes a great start for your visit to Devil’s Lake State Park. Friendly staff and volunteers will help you become acquainted with the park’s trails, recreational opportunities, unique geology, history, and all the natural curiosities of the park. Come and play in the kids’ exploration room with puzzles, mystery boxes, fun games, and activities!

Hartman Creek State Park

Located on the beautiful Chain O’ Lakes, Hartman Creek State Park is a quiet, friendly, and popular destination in Central Wisconsin. The park offers camping, boating, swimming, fishing, hiking, horseback riding, and mountain biking opportunities, the historic Hellestad House log cabin, and four picnic areas, including Whispering Pines along crystal-clear Marl Lake.

The beautiful campground area here is peaceful and family-friendly. We love camping here in the fall—the colors are gorgeous. Small play area by the lake with many trails to explore nearby. 

Blue Mounds State Park

Blue Mounds State Park is in the highest point of the Driftless Area of Southwestern Wisconsin. There are 77 family campground sites in this gorgeous park and it even has a heated pool and a splash pad open from Memorial Day to Labor Day that you can reach easily from hiking trails that leave from the campground.

Other campground amenities include a shower house, vault toilets, a playground, and a picnic area.

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