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COVID-19 Update 4/17/20
In accordance with Fond du Lac County Public Health Order #4 (dated 4/17/20), our campgrounds will be open for camping beginning May, 21, 2020.

According to the Department of Health Services April 16th Safer at Home Emergency Order #28, campgrounds will be allowed to open as long as they follow restrictions as set forth in section 13.  Halls and shelters continue to be unavailable for reservations.

To help ensure we are protecting the community, please follow these recommendations if you decide to camp in our campgrounds:

1. Maintain social distancing of 6 feet at all times.

2. Use of buildings or public spaces that would encourage social gatherings of any number of people is prohibited.

3. Campsites are limited to members of a single household or living unit. All other private gatherings of any number of people are prohibited.

4. The frequency of cleaning of shared toilet facilities, laundry facilities and shower buildings will be increased.


This Health Order will remain in effect as long as the Wisconsin Governor’s Safer at Home order #28 is in effect.

CLICK HERE   to make a camping reservation.

Please read our camping reservation policies and rules.

Fond du Lac County offers camping at two County Parks, Columbia Park and Waupun County Park. Both of these campgrounds are managed by a part-time campground host during the camping season.  Our camping season varies each year, but we are usually open early/mid-May through late September or early/mid-October dependent on host availability and weather.  You may visit the reservation website or call our office at 920-929-3135 to verify open/close dates.

Columbia Park Camping

 

Columbia Park

contains a modern 40-unit campground with electrical hookups and restrooms, boat and RV sanitary dump stations, a playground, a basketball court, one enclosed and one open-air picnic shelter, and picnic facilities.  Columbia Park is probably best known for its boating facilities. A 4-slip marina is available for annual rentals, along with overnight docking for another 40-50 boats on 900 feet of harbor wall. Six boat launches and parking for 100 cars and trailers are available. A 70-foot observation tower and navigation beacon marks the harbor entrance.   

Columbia Park Camping
Individual Site with Electricity (per day) $25.00
Reservation Fee per Site (Non-Refundable)
$ 5.00
Firewood $ 6.00
Sanitary Dump Station (Non-Guest) $12.00

 Reservations: Columbia Park Campground Map                         

 Reservations for Columbia Park can be made through the following contacts:

  •  January 1st thru September 30th - Make online reservations at www.fdlcountyparks.com.  You may call the Planning & Parks Department at (920)929-3135 Jan 2- May 20 or the campground host at (920) 960-0187 May 21 - September 30 for assistance.

For more specific information regarding Columbia Park.

 

 

 Waupun Park Camping

Waupun County Park

The park contains a wooded 42 unit public campground, with electrical hookups, restrooms, and showers. Other facilities include playground equipment, three open-air picnic shelters, one enclosed shelter, and a baseball field. Waupun County Park is Fond du Lac County’s second largest county park at 103 acres. The northeastern 40 acres of the park is a State Scientific Area, with hiking and skiing trails. It is an excellent example of a southern mesic hardwood forest, with red and white oak, maple, and white ash.

 

Waupun County Park Camping
Individual Site with Electricity (per day) $25.00
Full Group Area – 20 Sites $210.00
½ Group Area – 10 Sites $110.00
Reservation Fee per site       (Non Refundable) $ 5.00
Firewood

$ 6.00

Sanitary Dump Station (Non-Guest) $12.00

Reservations: Waupun Campground Map

Reservations for Waupun County Park can be made through the following contacts:                 

  • January 1st thru October 6 - Make online reservations at www.fdlcountyparks.com.  You may call the Planning & Parks Department at (920) 929-3135 Jan 2 - May 20 or the campground host at (920) 960-4263 May 21 - October 5 for assistance. 

For more specific information regarding Waupun County Park.

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