7 Most Popular Campgrounds Near Green Bay, Wisconsin

 

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With rivers, great lakes, history, geology, and year-round fun, camping near Green Bay, Wisconsin, offers travelers a little bit of everything. Whether you want to visit Lake Michigan, Effigy Mounds National Monument, or hear the history of the Rawley Point Lighthouse, you can find it in Wisconsin. So, whenever you’re in the mood to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city, these Green Bay campgrounds are ideal spots.

1. High Cliff

heavily forested group campsite with chairs around the campfire

Image from The Dyrt camper Jay W.

Not only does this campground have all the natural beauty of this part of Wisconsin, but it also has a ton of history as well. While you’re camping, we recommend checking out the effigy mounds left by nomadic people a millennia ago, or learning about the lost town of High Cliff.

Only 30 miles from Green Bay, High Cliff gets its name from a limestone cliff known as the Niagara Escarpment. The Niagara Escarpment is a 650-mile cuesta (a hill with a gentle slope on one side & a steep slope on the other) stretching from Wisconsin to just south of Rochester, New York. If you get to the top, be sure to visit the peak’s popular attraction, a monument to Chief Red Bird.

“High Cliff is a generally wooded and shaded campground on a cliff overlooking Lake Winnebago. The sites are average to above-average size, with a good mix of electric and non-electric sites.”Jimmy P.

Campground Details:

  • Price: $21-40
  • Number of sites: 142
  • RV sites: Yes
  • Fires allowed: Yes
  • Pets allowed: Yes

2. Potawatomi

father and daughter walkingon pier with jetskis in the foreground

Image from The Dyrt camper Kim L.

Located right on the Ice Age National Scenic Trail, Potawatomi is named after the indigenous people who lived here centuries ago.

Potawatomi State Park has 1,200 acres of rolling hills and limestone cliffs. With 2 miles of coastline on Sturgeon Bay, the observation tower has an excellent view across to Green Bay on clear days.

Boating, fishing, hiking, and biking are all excellent recreational choices, and the campground has a nice mix of paved and unpaved spots. On-site amenities include hot showers, laundry, and seasonal activities.

“It’s right on the ice age trail, and there are 3- and 5-mile paved loops for running or biking. Lots of small beaches (rocky) and little places to picnic.”Kim L.

Campground Details:

  • Price: $21-40
  • Number of sites: 138
  • RV sites: Yes
  • Fires allowed: Yes
  • Pets allowed: Yes

3. Quietwoods South Camping Resort

Images from The Dyrt camper Andrew C.

With both open and wooded campsites, you’ll be sure to find a spot you love in Quietwoods South Camping Resort. A 39-minute drive from Green Bay, this campground has a connected bar and grill that’s open seasonally, a heated pool and waterslide for family fun, a game room, and a fishing pond. So, whether you’re here to kick back and relax, or fill your day with activities—it’s easy to do both at this camping resort.

“The field sites are good for groups and going with friends. If you are looking for a quiet, low-key experience then go to a wooded site.”Andrew C.

Campground Details:

  • Price: $21-40
  • Number of sites: 200
  • RV sites: Yes
  • Fires allowed: Yes
  • Pets allowed: Yes

4. Devils River Campground

Image from The Dyrt camper Jimmy P.

With just a 30 minute drive southeast from Green Bay, you’ll find yourself at the Devils River Campground, a breathtaking area with limestone cliffs and waterfalls.

Campsites are located in grassy areas between shady trees, and RV sites are spacious and comfortable with plenty of room to maneuver your rig for parking. Check out the caverns of Cherney Maribel Caves Park a mile south, or explore history at the Rock Mill.

“It is fun to go down by the river and explore. One year we caught about 60 crayfish and cooked them on the camp stove and ate them. Sometimes they also give a tour of the old mill that is on the grounds.”Jimmy P.

Campground Details:

  • Price: $30-34
  • Number of sites: 129
  • RV sites: Yes
  • Fires allowed: Yes
  • Pets allowed: Yes

5. Calumet County Park

Image from The Dyrt camper Susannah B.

Overlooking Lake Winnebago on the Niagara Escarpment, Calumet County Park has plenty of history to go around. The site consists of six effigy mounds of panthers and water spirits, left there by the indigenous peoples.

With playgrounds, a boat ramp, a store if you’ve forgotten anything, and gorgeous vistas of the lake, this campground—less than an hour from Green Bay—is an exceptional place for history buffs and families alike.

“The wooded sites are filled with huge old trees. If you love the water, check out the sites that put you literally right next to Lake Winnebago!”Sarah J.

Campground Details:

  • Price: $21-40
  • Number of sites: 71
  • RV sites: Yes
  • Fires allowed: Yes
  • Pets allowed: Yes

6. Wolf River Campgrounds

friend floating and drinking in a river

Image from The Dyrt camper Lauren F.

With the Wolf and the Little Wolf Rivers close by, you can enjoy tubing, kayaking, and canoeing right from your tent at Wolf River Campgrounds.

With over a hundred sites, 64 of which include full hook-ups, you have great options for how rustic you want to rough it. The campground is usually open from May to October. And given how this is a riverfront property, visiting during the warmer months is your best bet anyway. That’s when you’re going to get the most water-filled fun out of this fantastic location.

“The river is fantastic for tubing and kayaking with your family. This is a fun social campground.”Nathan K.

Campground Details:

  • Price: $30-40
  • Number of sites: 126
  • RV sites: Yes
  • Fires allowed: Yes
  • Pets allowed: Yes

7. Point Beach State Forest

Image form The Dyrt camper Shane P.

On the shores of Lake Michigan sits Point Beach State Forest, only 42 miles from Green Bay. With year-round activities, including snowmobiling, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing, the fun never ends.

You can walk right out of your tent or RV and onto the shore of the lake, or you can explore the wetland swales and the beautiful sand dunes. An on-site camp store is stocked with all of the provisions you may have forgotten at home. And you won’t want to miss out on making a trip to the nearby Rawley Point Lighthouse.

“This was a great place to camp. Excellent bike trails, beautiful scenery, and a separate beach that allows dogs.”Brett P.

Campground Details

  • Price: $21-40
  • Number of sites: 127
  • RV sites: Yes
  • Fires allowed: Yes
  • Pets allowed: Yes

Camping near Green Bay, Wisconsin, offers travelers tons of great campgrounds to choose from and outdoor activities galore. These 7 campgrounds are just the start of your exciting journey in and around the wilds of Wisconsin. For hundreds of additional campground options, check out The Dyrt’s full list of the best camping near Green Bay, WI.

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