Standard (tent/RV)
RV Sites
Tent Sites
Fires Allowed
Pets Allowed
Drinking Water
About Bong State Rec Area
Drive In
ADA Accessible
Alcohol Allowed
Drinking Water
Electric Hookups
Fires Allowed
Firewood Available
Pets Allowed
Phone Service
Picnic Table
Sanitary Dump
Trash Available
Bong State Rec Area is located in Wisconsin
42.633 N
-88.125 W
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6 Reviews of Bong State Rec Area
Beautiful Campground.

Very nice campground and great place to camp for first-time campers like I was. Very nice and clean facilities.

Laid back

Nice park pretty laid back. Had some cool amenities like the off road park and multiple fishing spots. Has a winery and cool dive bars all within 10 min. Only downside is all the noise from the road and the drag strip near by.

It might be the timing

We had a wooded site in the Sunset campground, mid-week.

The sites are rustic but nicely groomed with a tree line between most campsites, although almost none of the spots had occupants. The camp hosts were very nice and very communicative about all the happenings. Picnic table and fire pit included. Long enough drive in for RVs. But enough grass for tenting. Not many trees available for clothes lines.

Unfortunately, we might have had bad timing. The beach was closed due to high levels of bacteria. The pit toilets closest to us were also closed due to a bee hive being found so we ended up driving to the flush toilets if there was any urgency but could walk if you wanted. We also picked a spot by the water fountain. The water was yellow from iron. It had just stormed so the bugs were bad and everything was wet. So mostly a series of unfortunate events but we still enjoyed our time.

Because this is a prairie, there is so much to look at! The hiking trails are great through prairie and woods. The sunrise over the prairie and the sunset colors of the sky were great.


Basic campground nothing much to offer

clean and simple

I would recommend this for anyone for starting to step out of the comfort zone for the outdoors. very simple, many paths to walk, jog, or ride a bike. a small lake is near the further parking lot. dogs are welcomed on lesch.

First to Review
lake +, mosquitoes-

rv sites electric are at sunrise, not sunset, with the exception of the handicapped site. It was a hot weekend, so the sandy Beach and warm water were great! kayaking was nice too on wolf lake. Bummer that visitors have to pay $11 but the 11 pm visitor curfew is nice. Wi State parks also require a sticker- $38 annually. And, reserve America hides a $9.65 credit card transaction fee when booking. Not sure if calling is better. Sites are super tight and wooded, so expect to be breakfast, lunch, and dinner for an army full mosquitos. Couldn’t even sit outside at the site really. It would be better if they could cut back some. oh! and take the drive into Burlington for some Adrien’s Frozen Custard! Yum! #OurBoxcarAdventures5