10 Best Campgrounds With Water Parks in Wisconsin (2023)

Looking for a great place to camp this summer with kids?

Whether you’re a seasoned outdoor family, or it’s your first time camping, these campgrounds and RV parks offer plenty of family fun for all ages.

The most popular weekends for family camping are Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend, but these Wisconsin campgrounds are available throughout the summer.

Gather ’round the campfire, and let the good times roll!

1. Jellystone Park Camp Resort – Caledonia

8425 Hwy 38 Caledonia, WI 53108 US

Jellystone Park is a family camp resort where you can stay in a cabin, campsite, or RV and participate in a wide variety of activities.

There’s an outdoor swimming pool where your kids can play water basketball and swim their hearts out. 

Water park in jellystone park and family campground in caledonia wisconsin.
Jellystone Park Camp Resort. Photo from Commercial Recreation Specialists

The Activity Pool is located in their Water Zone, next to Yogi’s Picnic Splash. There are fast twisting water slides, sprayers, a dump bucket, and more. 

Head over to Bear Paw Beach, a 3 acre man-made, white sand lake where you’ll find a giant jumping pillow, playground, and the largest inflatable water obstacle course in the United States. 

The jumping pillow is a large, inflatable mound that bounces when you jump on it, similar to a trampoline, but with gently sloping edges. 

Besides water activities, there are other fun things to do, including an 18-hole miniature golf course, fishing ponds, an action zone with archery, inflatables, and an RC track, pedal karts, a laser tag course, an outdoor theater, an arcade, and more.

Don’t miss the Northern Lights Drone Show! Kids of all ages a will love this free light show where 50 illuminated and synchronized drones dance in the sky above Bear Paw Beach.

2. Oasis Campground and Waterpark

N4398 Elizabeth Ln, Hancock, WI 54943

Oasis Campground and Waterpark is another option for family camping where you can rent a cabin and a golf cart.

Relax in the heated pool, sandy beach, or jump around the Wibit Inflatable Waterpark and jumping pillow.

Oasis Campground and Waterpark in Hancock Wisconsin
Oasis Campground and Waterpark. Photo from Commercial Recreation Specialists

You can also take advantage of recreational opportunities like beach volleyball courts, gaga ball, and horseshoes. Enjoy themed weekends and ATV Trail access, plus ride the train and fire truck.

Pets are welcome, and there’s even a dog park. 

3. Harbor Village

5840 State Hwy 42 N, Sturgeon Bay WI 54235

Harbor Village Campground and Water Park sits on 300 acres in Door County, and has a variety of family campsites to choose from with water and electricity at each one.

The water park has two 350-foot slides, and there is also a jump pillow, a swimming pool, a hot tub, a beach, a nature trail, and a fishing pond.

You can also get active on the tennis courts, basketball court, RC Race Track, playground, arcade, and mini golf course. 

Every weekend has a theme with family-oriented scheduled activities.

4. Jellystone Park – Wisconsin Dells

1500 Jellystone Park Drive, Warrens, WI 54666

Jellystone Park in the Wisconsin Dells offers a variety of lodging options, including water and electric campsites, retro cabins, and luxury yerts.

Aerial View of jellystone Family Campground in warrens Wisconsin
Jellystone Park – Wisconsin Dells. Photo from Dellsjellystone.com

There are outdoor pools and water playgrounds that the whole family will love, plus a snack bar, poolside bar, boat rentals, mini golf, game rooms, a fully stocked camping store, golf cart rentals, wagon rides, basketball courts, sand volleyball and horseshoes.

Laundry facilities, clean restrooms, and dump stations will help make your camping experience go smoothly.

You’ll also be in close proximity to all that the “Waterpark Capital of the World” offers, including area attractions like Noah’s Ark, Tom Foolery’s Adventure Park, and Timbavati Wildlife Park.

5. Mt Olympus Camp Resort

310 Co Rd A, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965

Mt. Olympus Camp Resort is one of the most popular Wisconsin Dells campgrounds, offering a variety of tent sites and cabin rentals, with easy access to bathroom and shower facilities. Your stay includes access to their giant indoor waterpark and theme park.

Treehouse camping at Mt Olympus family campground in Wisconsin Dells Wisconsin
Tree Houses at Mt. Olympus Camp Resort. Credit: Mtolympuspark.com

The tent sites include a picnic table, fire ring, and basic wi-fi. Or you can opt for a cabin with bunk beds, air conditioning, a flat screen television, refrigerator, and microwave, also with a picnic table and fire ring. Some cabins have bathrooms, as well.

The Wisconsin Dells is known as the “Water Park Capital of the World” and there’s plenty to do within just a few minutes drive of the campground and resort.

6. Jellystone Park Warrens

1500 Jellystone Park Drive, Warrens, WI 54666

Jellystone’s location in Warrens, Wisconsin is set in the middle of the cranberry bogs with plenty of natural beauty. There are tent sites, cabins with heating and air conditioning (some with a kitchen and bathroom), and hundreds of RV sites available. 

Jellystone Park in Warrens Wisconsin aerial view
Jellystone Park – Warrens, WI. Photo from jellystonewarrens.com

The waterpark has a 6-lane thrilling waterslide, a lazy river, a wave pool, and more. 

Other activities include mini-golf, arts and crafts, fishing, gaga ball, tether ball, foot pool, baseball, basketball, volleyball, shuffleboard, horseshoes, playgrounds train rides, nature trails, pedal carts, and an outdoor theatre.

To make your stay even more enjoyable, there’s an on-site restaurant, homemade ice cream, free wi-fi, and laundry facilities.

7. River Bend RV Resort

W6940 Rubidell Rd, Watertown, WI 53094

River Bend RV Resort is a campground and RV park with an 8,000-square-foot water park with two large slides over 300 feet long, a kiddie pool, an outdoor whirlpool, a heated pool, and a poolside Tiki bar. There is also a swimming lake with a large WIBIT and a jumping pillow.

Water park at Riverbed RV Resort in Watertown, WI
River Bend RV Resort. Photo from riverbendrvresort.com

Enjoy the onsite restaurant, a camp store, miniature golf, a boat launch with canoes, baseball, basketball, volleyball, shuffleboard, horseshoe pits, a play area with jungle gyms and swing sets, bikes and tricycles, golf cart rentals, and RC tracks. 

All campsites include water and electricity, wi-fi access, picnic tables, and fire pits.

On the weekends, there are themed activities for all ages. 

8. Jellystone Park – Fremont

E6506 WI-110, Fremont, WI 54940

Jellystone Park in Fremont is situated on Lake Partridge in the heart of Waupaca County, just minutes from the Wolf River. Partridge Lake is shallow and reedy, perfect for fishing for bluegill, perch, largemouth bass, northern pike, walleye, and more.

Water park with water slide at Jellystone Family Campground in Fremont Wisconsin
Jellystone Park in Fremont. Photo from fremontjellystone.com

They offer campsites and tent sites, rustic camping cabins, and full service cottages. 

There’s a Poolside Cafe, a General Store, a swimming pool with Bear-a-Cuda Water Slide, three playgrounds, horseshoe pits, a sand volleyball court, boat rentals, nature trails, and more.

9. River’s Edge Campground

3266 Campsite Dr, Stevens Point, WI 54482

River’s Edge Campground in Stevens Point is located on the beautiful Wisconsin River, and offers rustic campsites, cabins with modern facilities, and a beautiful lodge.

Water Park at River's Edge Campground in Stevens Point Wisconsin
River’s Edge Campground in Stevens Point. Photo from riversedgewisconsin.com

You’ll have river access for boating and swimming. There’s also a WIBIT pond with lounge chairs and concessions, a heated swimming pool and jumping pillow, and an Aqua Park play area.

Your kids will keep busy with the playground, GAGA ball pit, volleyball and basketball courts, laser tag area, bike rentals, axe throwing, fire truck rides, rainbow train rides, outdoor movie nights, free crafts, and more. 

10. Apple River Campground

1820 Raleigh Rd, New Richmond, WI 54017

Have you ever been river tubing? Apple River campground is the best place to try it out!

Located in the New Richmond Somerset area, Apple River has been around for decades, offering camping, river tubing or tanking, waterslides, a swimming pool, mini-golf, and more.

Rivers Edge Apple River Campground in New Richmond Wisconsin
Apple River Campground. Photo from appleriverfamilycampground.com

Tubing down the Apple River takes about three hours, and kids under 12 must wear a life preserver.

Accommodations include tent camping, cabins, and RV sites.

11. Pineland Camping

916 State Road 13, Arkdale, WI 54613

Pineland Camping offers ATV friendly camping, and a plethora of family activities. 

Pineland camping in Arkdale Wisconsin
Pineland Camping in Arkdale. Photo from Facebook, Pineland Camping Park

There’s a heated pool, a four story giant inflatable water slide, a jumping pillow, water wars, a bouncy house for toddlers, game room, kiddie barrel cart rides, tractor wagon rides, and so much more.

Petey’s Funland is a 6,000-square-foot indoor space full of interactive activities for kids to enjoy in all types of weather. There’s even a Virtual Reality roller coaster with robotic movements.

12. Smokey Hollow

W9935 McGowan Rd, Lodi, WI 53555

Located in beautiful central Wisconsin, you can enjoy mini golf, giant shopping cart rides, a jumping pillow, bag boards, two playgrounds, and so much more.

Your family vacations will never be the same!

We hope this curated list helps you plan your next family getaway, and that you all make beautiful memories together on your trip.

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About the author

In 2013, Calie Herbst, a former teacher with three little ones, saw a need for a “One Stop Shop” for family fun in Milwaukee. So she founded Milwaukee With Kids. Her goal was to find the best this city has to offer families and share it with other parents. In one place. In 2019, she published "Exploring Milwaukee WIth Kids", a comprehensive Milwaukee travel guide for families and kids. She appears regularly on WISN News, Fox 6's 'Real Milwaukee', B93.3, and Wisconsin Morning News. She has been featured in Medium, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, NPR, the Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle, and on CBS 58 News. Calie is available for hosting, moderating and media appearances.

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