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Visiting Wisconsin Dells

Wisconsin Dells is the place to go for fun in southern Wisconsin and the Wisconsin Dells KOA Holiday has all the amenities to make for a perfect camping visit to the area. If you prefer to camp in either an RV site, a tent site or a Camping Cabin or Deluxe Cabin accommodation, you will find excellent options at a Wisconsin Dells campground KOA, or in the surrounding area at the Madison KOA or Oakdale KOA. Set up your base camp and explore the many attractions in the area, or explore some of the state parks nearby, including Mirror Lake or Devil's Lake State Parks.
Wisconsin Dells is known as "The Waterpark Capital of the World," and while many visitors come for that, there are plenty of other fun and entertaining things to see and do here. If waterparks are your jam, you'll find numerous indoor and outdoor ones in the area to entertain and thrill. The Wisconsin Dells are home to the world's largest, Noah's Ark Waterpark, as well as Wilderness Territory, Kalahari and Chula Vista Resort Waterparks, among others. Visitors to The Dells also enjoy the Rick Wilcox Magic Theater, Mt. Olympus Resort, Wisconsin Deer Park and the Timbavati Wildlife Park.
Devils Lake State Park, Wisconsin

Experiencing Wisconsin Dells, in the Central Wisconsin Area

While visiting, enjoy a scenic tour here in the Wisconsin Dells. You can explore land and water in an amphibious vehicle with either the Original Wisconsin Ducks or in a Dells Army Ducks amphibious vehicle on a guided tour. For a fun way to explore the Wisconsin River, Dells Boat Tours offers different options for scenic tours with shore landings or even heart-racing jet boat thrill rides. The Upper Dell Boat Tour they offer is the only way to see Witches Gulch, where you can hike a trail through a beautiful and narrow moss-covered canyon. Other amazing attractions include taking a horse-drawn carriage tour through Lost Canyon.

Things to Do and See in Wisconsin Dells Area


Bigfoot Zipline


Cave of the Mounds National Natural Landmark


Circus World Museum


Dells Boat Tours


Devil's Lake State Park


Mirror Lake State Park


Mt. Olympus Water and Theme Park


Noah's Ark Waterpark, America's Largest Waterpark


Ripley's Believe it or not


Rocky Arbor State Park


Timbavati Wildlife Park


Tommy Bartlett's Ski, Sky and Stage Show


Wisconsin Duck Tours


Witches Gulch

FAQs For Camping in Wisconsin Dells

Wisconsin Dells is a diverse area that offers numerous opportunities for adventure. One of the best ways to make any vacation to Wisconsin Dells more memorable is by visiting one of the following state parks:

Devil's Lake State Park
Devil's Lake is the largest state park in Wisconsin and has more than 10,000 acres of land to explore. One of the main attractions of Devil's Lake is a 500-foot quartzite bluff that offers a stunning view of the lake.

There is plenty to enjoy at Devil's Lake as a family or by yourself. Pack a picnic and have a meal by the lakeshore or take a dip in the lake to cool off. If adventure is calling your name, there are plenty of hiking trails and a chance to rock climb, making this a perfect park for nature lovers.

Mirror Lake
Mirror Lake gets its name from the calm waters that are often completely still and reflect the pine trees and wildflowers surrounding the lake. Visitors can also access the lake in the winter for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing.

If you love watersports, Mirror Lake is the perfect destination. With the option to rent boats or kayaks, you can spend the day exploring the lake or bring a fishing pole to find a peaceful spot to fish.

Rocky Arbor State Park
Rocky Arbor State Park is a great location to immerse yourself in nature for the day and has 224 acres of land to explore. This pet-friendly park is a peaceful location to come with a furry friend or the entire family.

When you visit Rocky Arbor State Park, explore the one-mile hiking trail. This trail is perfect for hikers of any skill level and is home to deer, raccoons and chipmunks.

Buckhorn State Park
Buckhorn State Park is an excellent location if you are looking for a picturesque nature experience. This 4,500-acre park offers many attractions, like a scenic wildlife area, Castle Rock Lake and numerous hiking trails.

If you love to fish, Buckhorn State Park offers some of the best fishing spots in the area. Try your luck at a 90-foot fishing pier or rent a kayak or canoe to find a lucky spot somewhere else on the lake.

Natural Bridge State Park
Natural Bridge State Park is well known for its natural sandstone arch that is over 25 feet tall and 35 feet wide. While you can visit this park at any time of year, the best time to visit is during the fall, as the leaves offer a beautiful contrast with the arch.

Wisconsin Dells is more than a place to see — it's a place to explore. From amusement attractions to restaurants and shopping, there is something for everyone for a one-of-a-kind experience. Here are some of the top reasons to visit Wisconsin Dells.

Waterpark Capital of the World®
Wisconsin Dells is the “Waterpark Capital of the World®” and is home to America's largest outdoor water park, the largest indoor/outdoor waterpark and the largest indoor waterpark in Wisconsin. Whether you enjoy the lazy river or racing down waterslides, you will have a splashing good time at any of the many water parks available in the area.

Outdoor Adventures
Wisconsin Dells offers numerous opportunities to spend time in nature with hiking trails, lakes and picnic locations. Visitors can also rent kayaks, canoes and paddleboards at many park locations for a fun way to spend the day on the water.

Shopping and Dining
If you're ready to find some spectacular deals, Wisconsin Dells is home to numerous outlets and other shopping experiences. After spending the day shopping, visitors can also rest and relax with a good meal at one of the many local restaurants.

The name Wisconsin Dells is from the French term “dalles,” which means “slab-like rock.” These dramatic formations are common along the Wisconsin River and became a popular tourist attraction in the 1800s before becoming the city of Wisconsin Dells in 1857.

The best times to visit Wisconsin Dells are March, July and October. These three months are the peak of the spring, summer and fall seasons and offer the best weather.

Wisconsin Dells truly offers something for everyone, and some of the top attractions include:

Wisconsin Deer Park
Wisconsin Deer Park is half petting zoo, half interactive park and features over 40 acres of space with plenty of areas to feed and pet the hundreds of deer that live in the park. Guests can also view and interact with other animals, such as peacocks, elk, lemurs and pigs.

Noah's Ark Waterpark
Noah's Ark Waterpark is a perfect attraction as it offers plenty to do for children and adults. With two giant wave pools, lazy rivers and over 50 water slides, there is plenty to see and do for a full day of fun.

Original Wisconsin Ducks Boat Tour
The Original Wisconsin Duck Boat Tour is an amphibious tour that takes passengers across Lake Delton and the Wisconsin River and on land for a unique way to admire the natural landscape.

Wisconsin Dells is the ideal location if you love spending time outside or want to incorporate a few outdoor activities into your trip itinerary. Some of the best ways to enjoy the great outdoors are:

  • Hiking trails: Whether you've been hiking for years or this is your first time, there are plenty of hiking trails for visitors at any skill level.
  • Fishing: The Wisconsin River is one of the best fishing spots in the state, and there are numerous kayak, canoe or motorboat rental options to make it easier to find the perfect spot.
  • Beaches: If you love to swim or want to spend the day with your toes in the sand, Wisconsin Dells is home to many beaches to help you make any day a beach day.

The Wisconsin Dells area has over 100 restaurants to choose from, and the following are popular among Wisconsin Dells visitors:

  • Mexicali Rose: Enjoy authentic Mexican cuisine and stunning views of the Wisconsin River at Mexicali Rose.
  • Paul Bunyan's: Paul Bunyan's offers an all-you-can-eat breakfast, lunch and dinner, and you can enjoy an action-packed lumberjack show.
  • Sarento's Italian Restaurant: Sarento's is one of the top places in Wisconsin for Italian food and has something for everyone in the family.
  • High Rock Café: High Rock Café offers a variety of American favorites in a pleasant dining atmosphere.
  • Monk's: Dive into some of the best burgers in town and other classic pub food at Monks.
  • House of Embers: House of Embers makes every meal an experience with live music, nightly dinner specials and themed rooms.
  • Ishnala Supper Club: Ishnala Supper Club is a log-cabin restaurant that serves delicious food in a comfortable atmosphere.
  • The Del-Bar: The Del-Bar is an upscale dining experience with an extensive wine list, making it an excellent location for a date night.
  • Kaminski’s Chop House at Chula Vista Resort: Kaminski’s Chop House at Chula Vista Resort offers a peaceful candlelight dinner experience with many steak and seafood options.

Wisconsin Dells is a great camping location, and guests can stay at Wisconsin Dells KOA Holiday or Oakdale KOA Journey. Both locations offer RV Sites, Lodging and Tent sites, so campers at any experience level can stay however they are most comfortable. Each KOA also provides plenty of amenities and clean bathrooms so you can enjoy the great outdoors without leaving all the conveniences of home behind.

Book Your Stay at a KOA in Wisconsin Dells Today

Vacations are a time to experience new things. When you book a stay at Wisconsin Dells KOA Holiday or Oakdale KOA Journey, you will have a unique camping experience that will turn any vacation from good to great. Book your stay at KOA to begin experiencing something new today.

KOA Campgrounds Near Wisconsin Dells

With over 500 KOA campgrounds in the United States and Canada, you'll find 2 KOA campgrounds near Wisconsin Dells.
KOA Holidays

Wisconsin Dells KOA Holiday

S235A Stand Rock Road, Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin

Camping near Wisconsin Dells At The Wisconsin Dells KOA Holiday

This KOA is just one mile from downtown Wisconsin Dells. You can stay here in RV sites or in a shady tent site. This KOA also has Camping Cabins and Deluxe Cabin accommodations. You will find many fun activities at this campground including nightly movies from Memorial Day to Labor Day, a heated pool and splash pad, game room and even a mining sluice.

Wisconsin Dells KOA Holiday

Open April 25 to October 13 More Details

Camping at Wisconsin Dells KOA Holiday

* The directions provided are estimated, please confirm directions to and from the KOA to your destination.

Wisconsin Dells KOA Holiday Amenities

  • 50 Max Amp
  • 79' Max Length
  • Wi-Fi
  • Cable TV
  • Pool (4/25 - 10/13)
  • Propane
  • Kamping Kitchen
  • Firewood
  • Pavilion
  • Bike Rentals
  • KampK9®

Unique Amenities

Hours / Operation

Open April 25 to October 13

RV Sites, Tent Sites

Check-in: 1:00 pm, Check-out: 11:00 am

Accommodations, Deluxe Cabins and ECO Glamping Tents

Check-in: 3:00 pm, Check-out: 11:00 am


S235A Stand Rock Road
Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
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KOA Journeys

Oakdale KOA Journey

200 Jay St, Oakdale, Wisconsin

Camping near Wisconsin Dells At The Oakdale KOA Journey

Here you will find fun campground activities including pancake breakfasts and ice cream socials most weekends during the open season. Stay in your RV, tent or in a Deluxe or Camping Cabin at this campground. Enjoy a seasonal pool, a game room with a pool table and a Jump Pad during your stay. There is a playground for the kids and a dog park. Groups can enjoy the large pavilion for reunions and gatherings. This is a great area with nearby bike trails, accessible ATV roads and scenic roads for motorcyclists.

Oakdale KOA Journey

Open May 1 to October 15 More Details

Camping at Oakdale KOA Journey

* The directions provided are estimated, please confirm directions to and from the KOA to your destination.

Oakdale KOA Journey Amenities

  • 50 Max Amp
  • 85' Max Length
  • Wi-Fi
  • Pool (5/24 - 9/3)
  • Snack Bar
  • Propane
  • Firewood
  • Pavilion
  • Bike Rentals
  • KampK9®

Unique Amenities

  • Banana Bikes ($)
  • Families
  • Game Room
  • Horseshoes
  • Jumping Pad
  • K9 Park
  • Other Games Available
  • Ping Pong
  • Playground
  • RV Clubs & Rallies
  • RV Wash

Hours / Operation

Open May 1 to October 15

All Sites

Check-in: 3:00 pm, Check-out: 11:00 am

Accommodations, RV Sites, Tent Sites

Check-in: 3:00 pm, Check-out: 11:00 am


200 Jay St
PO Box 8
Oakdale, WI 54649
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