Hayward KOA

Open May 5 - October 8

Reserve: 800-562-7631

Info: 715-634-2331

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11544 North US Highway 63

Hayward, WI 54843

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Camper Rating 4.5 out of 5

Based on 1000 Reviews

Campground Reviews

Aug 22, 2016
Aug 22, 2016
Wonderful!!! Friendly & helpful staff, loved our patio site, nice pool and everything was very clean and well kept. Tractor ride, ice cream stand and weekend breakfast just icing on the cake. Would highly recommend!!!

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Great times! We're thrilled you found everything to your enjoyment.... Your why we do what we do and we appreciate your business.
Aug 22, 2016
Lots of stuff for the kids to do. I like the fact that they hire many employees to keep things clean like the bathrooms. Only have two down sides. First the site was two small for our rig, there wasn't room to have a fire pit.I requested a large site. The reservations system is not good.Usually you get a site # when you reserve. I was told one site when I reserved and given another.May stay again.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Yes. If you wish a particular site please call and speak to someone. The online system chooses whatever site is next on the list and it may not always be the desired size etc.... Thanks for your comment.
Aug 22, 2016
We loved staying at this campground. We were very impressed by the cleanliness and the numerous activities for the kids. Even in the rain, we still had a great time. Thank you!!

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Rain is an understatement! but still fun, fun! We gave out 400 free hot dog meals for the Guest Appreciation Day.... all thru the rain but enjoyable for everyone!
Aug 22, 2016
Other then the floor of my cabin being disgusting when I checked in and the weather being rainy. We had an amazing time and will be back next summer. Everyone was very helpful and nice. We had clean bathrooms and showers.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Glad you had a good time even with all the rain.... sorry to hear about the florr??? If there is ever any issues we're here 24/7. Thanks.
Aug 22, 2016
While I understand the need to keep an eye on rowdy, I did feel like I was being watched all the time. With so many campers there should be more than one dump station

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

With so many families and so many children, we keep a very watchful security staff... not intended to intrude but fully trained to ensure a safe, fun camping experience for everyone.
Aug 22, 2016
Even with a rainy weekend, it was great! Amazing staff that offered to grab a ramp for our cabin (250), and same woman help me push my husband through the gravel to get to the pavilion for our delicious breakfast. Only thing that would be helpful is to add a companion bathroom. Stalls are too small for wheelchair transfer, and I couldn't have gone into a men's room to help. Thanks!

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Very good thoughts. Thanks for your comments.
Aug 22, 2016
It was great and very accommodating for us and the staff went above and beyond for us. We are coming back next month. Thanks!!!!

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Awesome.... Can't wait to have you back! Thanks.
Aug 22, 2016
Our first stay at Hayward KOA! It certainly won't be our last! We had a wonderful time!

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

We're thrilled you all enjoyed your stay. See our web-site for next years weekly themed activities....
Aug 22, 2016
Wonderful place for our 3 kids age 12 14 and 14. We always have fun here and love all the activities.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Sweet. We here for you and your family to have fun and enjoy your camping experience. Come back soon!
Aug 22, 2016
The kids absolutely loved all of the family friendly amenities, and we enjoyed the welcoming feeling of the campground. Added bonus- all the showers and restrooms were incredibly clean! Plus, lots of fun activities for the little ones- we will definitely be back!

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Exceeding the expectations of our guest is our goal. Thanks for noticing and come back soon!
Aug 21, 2016
Lot of road noise, sites level but all on dirt, some gravel or tar would be nice, very nice helpful staff

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Another 60 yards of gravel being spead as we speak....Thanks for your comments.
Aug 21, 2016
My family and I have been coming here for over 15 years. I was disappointed with our cabin. There was an issue with the pull out mattress. It was too big for the couch. It made for miserable sleeping. No one seemed to care when I told them about the situation. The cabin was too small for 6.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

We are here 24/7 if there is ever an issue which is why when you had a problem with the mattress the maintenance crew brought you a brand new one. Please always let us know how we can help to make your stay great! Thanks for coming.
Aug 20, 2016
Love Hayward KOA! We have been there for several visits. People there are always friendly.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Great. We gave out 400 free hot dog meals during the recent Guest Appreciation Day. We thank you all for coming and look for your soon return.
Aug 20, 2016
We had a great time. Our complaint was the price for the tiny bit of fire wood; total rip off. Can also get pricey for the kids to do all the extra activities

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Our firewood has had some issues this year which has been taken care of. We have a very limited supply of wood dealers locally and that causes an issue here. All of our wood is hardwood and not fast burning but we had to have a talk with the dealer to improve services to us for our guest sake. Thank
Aug 19, 2016
stayed 2 nights with our granddaughter. as usual we all had a great time!

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Awesome...We appreciate your continued business and trust!
Aug 19, 2016
Kids had a great time as did the grown ups. Only negatives were the firewood was wet that we ordered from the office and didn't burn well and one day they dragged the dirt roads throughout the campground which made it extremely dusty and it only made the roads worse for walking and biking. It pulled up all the rocks that were already packed down in the road.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Thanks for your thoughts. We're glad you had fun all but the dust.... I passed this comment along to our maintenance lead.
Aug 19, 2016
Had a great time, would like to come again next year and during 2017 rent L3. If someone wants to call me to discuss...218-879-2471.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Thanks.... We'll give you a call!
Aug 19, 2016
everyone was so friendly and things were clean

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Your why we do what we do.... Thanks for coming!
Aug 19, 2016
Facilities were clean and the staff was very friendly and helpful. Koa's generally are more costly than other sites so it would be nice if more of the amenities were included included rather than a la carte.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Free themed weekend, nightly wagon rides, Friday nite smores, horse shoe pits, volley ball, tether ball, basket ball, bean bag toss, games/activities/crafts, 80,000 gal. pool, 4 people per site, Saturday nite DJ dance, outdoor movies.... fun fun, all included in the base price....
Aug 18, 2016
Spots are a bit too close together for me. Good for families with kids.
Aug 18, 2016
excellent location, clean and fairly quiet camping experience. nice location to other attractions

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Thanks for your thoughts!
Aug 18, 2016
The only dislike was the unclean bathroom.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

We power wash the shower houses every week and clean once an hour/ every 15 minutes during busy usages.... If there is ever an issue, Please let the office know. Thanks for your thoughts.
Aug 18, 2016
I am only giving this koa a 3 star on the fact that the handled a situation very poorly and unprofessional. The staff should have in place a handbook on how to handle incidents with their guests so they do not take situations personal and can remain professional. Otherwise loved my stay here!

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Sorry to hear there was an issue but unfortunantely I can't fix this situation not knowing what the actual problem was.... We always wish our guest to enjoy there stay problem free so as always if there are any issues please see the office and ask for a lead or manager.... We'll be happy to assist.
Aug 18, 2016
Very clean and super relaxing. Everyone was so friendly and eager to help out if needed

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Very good. Thanks.
Aug 18, 2016
Very enjoyable

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Thank you. Come back soon. Halloween is Labor Day weekend... fun, fun.
Aug 17, 2016
too many camp sites for the land available. No grass, all sand and dirt.
Aug 17, 2016
Aug 17, 2016
We've been coming to this KOA for years. It's a great time, but they do nickel and dime you to death. I always warn people of that if they're thinking of going. The jumping pillow should be free for all people who pay to stay there. At the very least, include one day pass for each kid who's staying for a weekend. Same with the waterslide.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Thanks for your thoughts. We're always looking for ways to cut our cost and will continue to do so. We're glad you had fun while here. Thanks for your continued business.
Aug 17, 2016
Good

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Thanks for visiting.
Aug 17, 2016
Keep up the good work. The staff and campground is on top of everything. A++++

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Your comments are appreciated. We have a great staff who help us make your stay KOA great! We want all of our guest to experience the same as you and your family. Come back soon.
Aug 17, 2016
Had a great stay! The cabin was very clean and staff was very friendly! We stayed in cabin KL2, the queen bed was very loud. Other then that-everything was great!

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Thanks for your thoughts.... we'll have the maintenance staff check out the loud bed.
Aug 17, 2016
Another great stay in this super clean and friendly campground. Few concerns: children's programs were religious in nature; people cutting through our campsite almost continuously; and the price of the wood bundles for what you get. Otherwise love this campground!!

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

The glow show is put on by a local church once a year.... sorry about the cutting thru the sites, we have rules aginst such but it's up to the guest to be respectful... we're working to get new wood and a different price.... Thanks for your comments and fopr sharing.
Aug 17, 2016
Best KOA Campground that we have stayed in.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Very good, We work hard so your stay is always Hayward KOA Great! Come back soon!
Aug 17, 2016
Best KOA Campground we visited.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Our guest make it great. Thanks for coming!
Aug 17, 2016
We've been coming here since 1994 and love it. Now we can share it with our kids. They had a blast. Thank you.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Great! Come see us again.... Labor Day weekend is coming fast and it's Halloween... free haunted house, trick/treating/ costume contest, site decor contest... activities, games, themed DJ dance, outdoor movies... Come join the fun!
Aug 17, 2016
The ONLY downside on this stay was the bathroom and showers needed some extra help. Ran out of paper a couple of times and I know the showers were not cleaned well. For 2 days there was a Q-tip left in a shower. Otherwise, our stay was wonderful! Love the staff!

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Wow.... that won't work... the house keeping lead has been notified. If there is ever ANY problems during your stay.... PLEASE let the office know asap. We can't fix what we don't know. WE"RE HERE FOR YOU AND WANT YOUR STAY HAYWARD KOA GREAT!!
Aug 16, 2016
Pool was green. Campsites were clean. I saw lots of employees cleaning and being very helpful. Disappointed with the site I got, right next to the highway. Plenty for the kids to do. Kids really like the carnival and glow show. They said the slide was cold. Thought the wristbands were a little overpriced.
Aug 16, 2016
We are going to do it every year. We had a great time. Thank you!

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Awesome. Thanks for coming.
Aug 16, 2016
Part of a 9 day camping vacation. Always happy to stay at a KOA.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Another great time at the Hayward KOA. Thanks for your business. We look forward to seeing you again.
Aug 16, 2016
Part of a 9 day camping vacation. Always happy to stay at a KOA.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Thanks for stoping in. Come back soon.
Aug 16, 2016
It was pretty good. Very clean. Lots of activities for the kids/families. I would recommend that the water slide and jumping pillow be included in the price of our stay. Otherwise we loved it!

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

We have many guest who never use the water slide or pillow so we have found the "one price fits all" doesn't work well, but thanks for your thoughts.
Aug 16, 2016
It was our first stay at a KOA and we were very impressed. Lots of activities - well maintained and friendly staff.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Thank you. Visit us again soon.
Aug 16, 2016
The campground is awesome but it would be nice if there were more activities included in the price of the stay. Other than that no complaints!

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Thanks for your thoughts...
Aug 16, 2016
I have stayed at 4 different KOAs this year and Hayward is far and away the best. You have activities going on every day, your grounds and buildings are clean and your staff is friendly.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Thanks for noticing and for spending part of your summer with us here at our park. We appreciate your visiting with us.
Aug 16, 2016
My grandson loved it. The spot we were in was to crowded and congested. Wish we would have had a more private site. Otherwise everything was good. Staff was great.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

The 400's and the 150's are very popular.... We're glad you enjoyed your stay.
Aug 16, 2016
Excellent time I enjoy all the activities you do for the children make them feel very special thanks for all the memories

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Making great memories at the Hayward KOA! Thanks so much for allowing us the opportunity to provide for your camping wishes.
Aug 15, 2016
Sites are too close together, difficult to move vehicles in and out
Aug 15, 2016
Great stay as usual. I don't give 5 stars because I feel quiet hours are too early and a group of adults sitting around a campfire talking should not be scolded like children.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Wow, our quiet hour is 11 PM!?? We have so many families with children that any later is out of line. We want all of our guest to enjoy their stay but the 11 PM hour is time to lower it down and allow others to enjoy the quiet night under the pines.
Aug 15, 2016
There are 2 complaints I have, one the tent site was way too small if the pine trees hadn't been right in the middle of the site it would have been ok. Second the fire wood bundles are a bit small for the price you pay for them. However my kids had a blast so that made up for those two things.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Awesome.... but we want all points great, so we're looking in to getting different wood and we'll take a look at the pine tree and see what we can do. Thanks for sharing.
 

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