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Grant River

5 Reviews

About This Campground

US Army Corps of Engineers

Spread along the banks of the Upper Mississippi River, the Grant River Campground, located in the "Catfish Capital of Wisconsin," is a modern campground that offers a plethora of outdoor and recreational activities.

Recreation

The famous fishing on the Mississippi River draws crowds of anglers…

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Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite
  • Walk In
    Park in a lot, walk to your campsite
  • Hike In
    Hike a trail to your campsite
  • Boat In
    Boat to your campsite

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Unknown
  • Verizon
    Unknown
  • At&t
    Unknown
  • T-Mobile
    Unknown

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Group
  • Tent Cabin

Features

For Campers

  • Market
  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • WiFi
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • 30 amp Hookups
  • 50 amp Hookups
  • Max Length: 90 ft.

Reviews

5 Reviews of Grant River

Ratings Breakdown

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L
Reviewed Jun. 10, 2021

Beautiful River

Stop here on a whim. Loved the view of the the Mississippi River. But, the trains going by during the night was a bit annoying. Though, would not stop me from camping here again.

  • Mighty Mississippi
Site47
Month of VisitJuly
AThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Feb. 21, 2021

Always packed in the summer

Nice views of the Iowa and Wisconsin Mississippi River bluffs. Lots of noise from the railroad that has a train every 30 min.

Dene H.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Aug. 1, 2020

It’s right on the Mississippi

It’s right next to the Mississippi, and that’s it’s shining quality. Groundskeepers wake up and get started early, and the train tracks are not far away. Sites don’t give a lot of privacy. Park was really well maintained.

Location

Grant River is located in Wisconsin

Directions

From WI-133, Turn East on River Lane (two miles south of Potosi) and follow the directional signs approximately two miles to the campground. From US-61/WI-35, Turn S on River Lane and follow directional signs to campground.

Coordinates

42.65944479 N
90.70972236 W

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About This Campground

Spread along the banks of the Upper Mississippi River, the Grant River Campground, located in the "Catfish Capital of Wisconsin," is a modern campground that offers a plethora of outdoor and recreational activities.

Recreation

The famous fishing on the Mississippi River draws crowds of anglers each year. The most popular species is the channel catfish, earning the city of Potosi the nickname "Catfish Capital of Wisconsin." Other species include bluegill, walleye, crappie, northern pike and bass.

Aside from fishing, boating and water sports are the most popular activities, and a boat ramp is available at the campsite for visitors.

Facilities

Picnic shelter and a playgrounds create an ideal environment for a small party or family get-together. Both tent and RV sites are available, and amenities like showers, drinking water and flush toilets offer a comfortable camping experience.

Natural Features

Surrounding the large campsite is a lush river landscape with towering bluffs and beautiful sunsets, creating a nature experience for visitors without losing the comforts of modern camping.

Nearby Attractions

Potosi Brewing Company Restauraunt & Museum (Potosi, WI - 2 miles)

Lock and Dam 11 (Dubuque, IA - 19 miles)

National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium (Dubuque, IA - 20 miles)

Diamond Jo Casino & The Q Casino (Dubuque, IA - 20 miles)

Historic sites, Antiques, Fine Dining (Galena, IL - 28 miles)

ADA Access: N

Connection Details

We rate connection speeds from campers like you who submit speed tests with Field Reports.

  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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