There’s A Covered Wagon Campground In Wisconsin And It’s A Unique Overnight Adventure

Camping in Wisconsin is positively perfect, and we have some of the most spectacular places to get up-close with Mother Nature. And while we have tons of your typical, pitch-a-tent-and-camp-out campgrounds, Wisconsin also has some totally unique camping experiences. Like Smokey Hollow Campground. This campground is unique in that visitors get to set up camp in an authentic covered wagon. And these covered wagons are far from “roughing it” — a stay in Smokey Hollow’s covered wagons comes with access to all sorts of amenities, including a beach, inflatables, mini-golf, and more.


Smokey Hollow is open April through mid-October, and you can book your stay through their website. To learn more, you can also visit the Smokey Hollow Campground website or Facebook page.

Did you know about these wagons? Ever stayed in them? If so, what did you think? Tell us in the comments section below! And when it comes to camping in Wisconsin, there is an overwhelming amount of incredible options — so plan some outdoor adventures today!

Address: W9935 McGowan Rd, Lodi, WI 53555, USA
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Smokey Hollow Campground

February 27, 2021

Are there any other unique campgrounds in Wisconsin?

Wisconsin is a paradise for campers; in addition to Smokey Hollow Campground’s wagon experience, Merry Mac’s Campground is another of the state’s most unique places to camp. Nestled between the south shore of Devil’s Lake and Lake Wisconsin, Merry Mac’s Campground is 40 acres of pure Wisconsin fun! What makes this campground so unique is that it is also an adventure park, complete with an epic swimming pond and inflatable obstacles. It’s basically a water park, but on a lake. And the inflatables are just the beginning; there’s also a jumping pillow, dunk tank, miniature golf, playground, and sand volleyball.

Where are some great places to camp in Wisconsin?

With tons of lakeshore and rivers, Wisconsin has way more beachfront than anyone would ever expect from a Midwestern state. Goose Island, located just south of the city right on the Mississippi River, is the largest county campground in the state — and it’s amazing. If you’re looking for a beach day, Point Beach State Forest has some seriously spectacular places to camp, right on Lake Michigan. And Buckhorn State Park in Necedeh is pretty much the Platonic Ideal of Wisconsin campsites.

When is the best time of year to go camping in Wisconsin?

You can go camping any time of the year in Wisconsin, but we’re partial to camping in the spring and fall. These “in-between” seasons boast mild temperatures and, depending on when you go, sublime spring blooms and fall foliage. But while everyone goes crazy for fall around here, spring in Wisconsin truly is something to embrace and experience — and camping is such a wonderful way to do just that!

Address: W9935 McGowan Rd, Lodi, WI 53555, USA