RV Sites
Tent Sites
No Fires
No Pets
Drinking Water
About Grant River

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.


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.


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

$14.00 - $25.00
US Army Corps of Engineers
Drive In
Drinking Water
No Electric Hookups
No Fires
No Pets
Not Reservable
Sanitary Dump
No Sewer Hookups
No Showers
No Water Hookups
Grant River is located in Wisconsin
42.6594 N
-90.7097 W
Get 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.
2 Reviews of Grant River

I like the place but lots of nats. Train didn't bother me.

First to Review
Grant River Recreational Area in Potosi, WI

Right on the Mississippi River. Concrete pads and beautiful views of the Missippi. Only negative is a railroad runs next to the campgound.