Hayward KOA

11544 North US Highway 63

Hayward, WI 54843

Reserve: 800-562-7631

Info: 715-634-2331

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Tent Reviews

Sep 17, 2013
Sep 17, 2013
The staff were great, very helpful and congenial. Tent sites are on sand though and that gets messy. Would be great if there more tent sites on grass available!

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Glad you enjoyed your stay....new deluxe tent sites will be completed by the first of May. Sorry about the grass, all the trees make growing it difficult.
Sep 16, 2013
Sep 16, 2013
Sep 10, 2013
Sep 05, 2013
Sep 04, 2013
We had a great stay! Very Clean, maitained very well. The only thing I would change is not charging for mini golf or if you are going to charge, the course needs to be updated and fixed. The course was not maintained at all.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Glad you had a great time and thanks for the comments. We have replaced all of the wood and all of the carpet in the mini golf area, created a pond/fountain and increased the flower gardens as well, so check us out in 2014 for the new additions. Thanks
Sep 02, 2013
Despite assurances, our tipi leaked. And there was a distinct sewage odor at our campsite. We have come to this campground at least once each year for the past 4 years. I doubt that we'll camp there again.
Sep 02, 2013
The many amenities for family is what really made our stay awesome. The convenience of tubing was excellent. Love the camp kitchen. Wasn't told aobut wristband package that included water slide, pillow jump, tubing, etc. Rating not 5 stars because of this.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Thank you. The river tubing is a big part of our park with as many as 600 tubers a day! We do have wrist band packages and we'll train our staff in letting everyone know! We're also looking into a zip line for the 2014 season! Hope to see you again.
Sep 01, 2013
Less friendly than last year. Large slide closed Mon -Wed Red Pine Breakfast only on weekends.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Thanks for your thoughts. We're conducting customer service classes this coming 2014! Unfortunately we lost some workers near the end of our season and we had to run a limited schedule at the water slide. New, additional staff is already hired for 2014. Check out our web site for new info. Thanks
Aug 28, 2013
We had a great time during our stay. The staff is extremely friendly. When our to leaket they helped us dry our clothes. The one person Kay who is the activities person really went above and beyond.
Aug 27, 2013
Hayward is a nice place. Very very busy KOA. Booked at last minute and slept in teepee under the pines as camper cabins were booked. Unique experience.
Aug 26, 2013
It is always a great time!!! Unfortunately the water slide was down and the DJ cancelled for the Kamper Appreciation weekend.
Aug 24, 2013
Aug 22, 2013
The KOA in Hayward was very clean and nice. Our tent site was perfect. A few issues we had was the water slide. The water slide was closed for the whole time we were there. Our little kids were disappointed. They said they did not have enough life guards. All in all it was a great campground and very kid friendly.
Aug 21, 2013
Lovely big trees and great camping kitchen!
Aug 19, 2013
the campsites are TINY and everyone is Literally on top of eachother. Though I was only there for a place to sleep at night. The people were friendly and there were planty of ameneties, there was no privacy or space at ALL in the tent sites...
Aug 19, 2013
We love this KOA and always have a great time. The only downfall I can think of is that it gets pretty expensive for a family with kids when you pay for water slide, jumping pillow, bikes, golf, tubing, etc. all separately. It would be nice to see package rates for these extras.
Aug 18, 2013
We chose this campground because of the water slide and the kids really looked forward to going on it, however the water slide was closed for the whole weekend we were there. That was quite disappointing. Over all the campground is really nice and I would definately go back.
Aug 18, 2013
Aug 17, 2013
Aug 17, 2013
Aug 15, 2013
Aug 15, 2013
We had a great time. Lots of activities for the kids. Would have been nice to know that items such as tubing were additional costs though.
Aug 14, 2013
Aug 14, 2013
Theyseem to charge extra for everything. Dirt in camp areas, should be more grass Clean bathrooms was a plus and a laundermay was appreciated
Aug 13, 2013
It was very nice and enjoyable time at your KOA camp grounds. I would recommend a KOA camp ground to anyone.
Aug 09, 2013
Campsites to close together. Couldn't sleep, up ALL night listening to the campers on 2 sides of me talking. Had to hear 1 of them swearing & arguing w/other campers cause he didn't want to shut up. Ladies working the waterslide were very nice & seemed to truely enjoy what they did. Music in the woman's bathroom could be turned down for the night. Took my 6yr old to bathrm at 12.30,music blasting
Aug 08, 2013
Aug 08, 2013
Campground was right on a busy highway. Lots of road noise & dangerous for small kids. Sites were absolutely tiny, right on top of each other no privacy. Just 1 bathroom within walking distance & only had 1 sink! Road not paved, made biking tough for kids just learning. Pool and slide had no options for kids under 5 or 3' tall. We left early after just 1 night. Terrible. Stay at a nice state park.
Aug 06, 2013
Love the KOA. Sad a lot of the staff left this year. They made our trip. Prices are also getting pretty spendy.
Aug 06, 2013
Aug 06, 2013
We stayed in a teepee and it was a great experience ! This was my first time at a KOA and we will be back for sure! Staff members were also very friendly and pleasant :)
Aug 06, 2013
I would recommend this campsite to people who like a lot of loud activities. Music and movies were played at a volume between 7pm and 10:30pm that no camper could miss. Bring earplugs if you would like to sleep before 11:00PM. Camp during the week if you would like a quieter stay. Positives; great playground, pool, and water slide for the kids, very friendly, helpful staff. Clean facilities.
Aug 06, 2013
Our family had so much fun tons to do on Saturdays.
Aug 05, 2013
This KOA has the nicest employees; it was packed w/ tons of fun for all! We can't wait to return. Very clean, lots to do. They know fun! Thank you all!
Aug 01, 2013
We enjoyed our stay. Friendly staff, clean facilities and great activities. We will be back.
Jul 30, 2013
Jul 29, 2013
Jul 29, 2013
Really enjoyed our stay here! No way you could be bored.
Jul 29, 2013
our neighbors were extremely noisy well pass the quiet hour time. our check in was pretty rushed, not a good time to get extra information.
Jul 29, 2013
Staff was friendly and helpful. Campground and site were clean. Despite the rain and cold we had a very relaxing weekend
Jul 25, 2013
Jul 24, 2013
We have made this a yearly trip and will continue to do so. I do have to say that this year was not the same. In the past hayrides were at a specific time and every day, ice cream was the same way. Some of the staff was the same friendly faces but there were others that did not have the KOA friendliness. Not sure why, but it didn't feel as welcoming as in the past.
Jul 23, 2013
It was our first official camping away from the backyard trip & my family loved it! The kids were always busy with the playground, pool, waterslide, or the favorite bouncy pillow. My husband and I got a chance to hang out with the kids and relax by the fire, we couldn't have asked for a better first camping trip!
Jul 22, 2013
This was our first stay and we had a wonderful time. Our daughter had a blast! This is definitely a new annual family tradition!
Jul 22, 2013
Very awesome place! This was our first time coming...would reccomend to everybody.
Jul 16, 2013
This was our second year staying with the Hayward KOA and we had a blast. We will continue to camp there for years to come.
Jul 16, 2013
We were only able to stay one night at KOA in Hayward with our two small children, but it was great. There were actually too many activities we wanted to do and just couldn't fit them in one night,so I would recommend two nights at least. The site was shady, maybe too close to other campers though. The bathrooms were clean, available and close by. We felt safe.
Jul 12, 2013
This KOA is awesome when it is not crowded - freshly painted, lots of activities and is family/pet friendly. The staff is friendly and helpful. But on a busy weekend like July 4th, it is claustrophobic and impossible to keep the facilities clean. When it is crowded, it the restrooms & showers are inadequate & dirty. Needs more showers with attached dressing areas; and shelves on bathroom walls.

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