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Wilderness Campground

Start your family memories today in Montello, Wisconsin! Wilderness Campground is a destination camping resort that is your home for unforgettable family memories in Central Wisconsin near the Dells and Madison!

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Beautifully nested in the Wisconsin countryside between three tranquil lakes, Wilderness Campground offers an escape into the great outdoors with endless family fun and memory-making readily available right on site and in our backyard as well. Come discover why our family-owned campground has been the destination for generations of camping families!

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Pedal karts, bouncing pillow, playgrounds, and more... there's just so much family fun to choose from!

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From row boats to canoes to mini golf, unique family fun abounds at Wilderness Campground!

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Montello and Central Wisconsin are home to some of the best family attractions in the state!

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2023 Events Calendar


Monday, April 3 - 2024 Reservation Book Opens

Start Making your 2024 Camping Reservations! 2024 Reservations open Monday, April 3, 2023! Reserve online at https://www.campspot.com/book/wildernesscampground or call (608)297-2002.

April 20 - 2023 Opening Day ( Seasonals Only)

Seasonal opening day (Gates open at 9:00am)

April 21-23 Opening Weekend - Bring a Buddy Camping Weekend

When you reserve a site. Get the 2nd site of equal or lesser value for FREE. Reservations must be called in to receive discount. Online reservations will NOT receive a discount.

April 28-30 Celebrate Spring


May 5-7 Cinco de Derby

May 12-14 Mother's Day Weekend

May 19-21 Honor Armed Forces Weekend (Free Weekend for Veterans and Active Duty Military)

Join is in a weekend honoring our Armed Forces! Cornhole Tournament Fundraiser for Badger Honor Flight

May 26-29 Memorial Day Weekend

Our annual Memorial Day bash is an absolute must, whether you're a return guest or first-time camper!


June 2-4 Schools Out Blow Out Weekend

School Is Finally Out! Summer Can Finally Begin! Join us for a weekend full of fun activities for the kiddos!

June 5-11 Camp Pink Week

June 12-18 Father's Day Week and Gilbert Brown Car Show

Our annual Classic Car Show with our favorite Green Bay Packer! Don't miss it!

June 19-25 Camp With A Splash Week

June 26 - July 4 Happy Birthday USA Week!

A Full Week of Celebrating our Nation's Birthday! The land of the free, and the home of the brave-- it's the best Fourth of July celebration in Wisconsin!


July 5-9 Battle of the Decades - 60’s, 70’s and 80’s Week

July 10-16 Cajun Me Crazy Mardi Gras Week

So much fun!

July 17-23 Tropic Like It's Hot Hawaiian Week

July 24 -July 30 Twisted Tinsel Christmas in July Week

Deck the halls and get ready to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year!

July 31- August 6 Backyard Hootenanny Country Fun Week


August 7-13 Blackbeard’s Shipwrecked Pirate’s Week

August 14-20 Camp With A Splash Week

August 21-27 Hometown Homecoming Week

Stay tuned... more details for this weekend's theme are coming soon!


Sept 1 - Sept 4 - Labor Day (Last Call Before Fall)

September 8-10 Back 2 School Kid's Just Want To Have Fun Days

September 15-17 No Bones About It Spooky Spooktacular I

September 22-24 All About the Boos Spooktacular II

Stay tuned... more details on all the spooky fun happening this weekend are coming soon!

September 29- October 1 Camptoberfest


October 6-8 Closing/First Responders Weekend

Our weekend of the season... we're going out with a bang!

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S’more words from our guests...

  • "Wilderness Campground is the greatest place to camp! We weekend camped here for about 8 years, then we were seasonal campers for 10 years. Now we are back to weekend camping and find ourselves returning to Wilderness the most because it is the best in our opinion. There are many planned activities to get involved in if you like that or you can kick back, relax and do your own camping thing, whatever is to your liking. Wilderness Campground is top notch!!"

    —Jon & Patti

  • "Everyone has memories from their childhood that will last a lifetime. Wilderness Campground is the place my kids will remember how they spent their 4th of July's as kids. It is a special place that we know we can escape to each year. No price can be placed on the piece of mind that comes from knowing that our kids will be safe and enjoy all the fun that awaits each and every day we camp there! Thanks Robert and Melanie for all you do to make Wilderness Campground the best campground in Wisconsin!"

    —Brad & Kris G.

  • "We’ve camped for many years all over Wisconsin... Wilderness is by far our favorite. The staff is always friendly, the check-ins are a breeze, the campground is the cleanest we’ve seen. The campsites are larger than most, planned activities are always fun, quiet time is quiet time and rules are enforced. We always have a great time and look forward to our next stay. Thanks to Bob and Melanie for making this a very family orientated home away from home."

    —Brad & Carla C.

  • "I have been coming to Wilderness for the past 13 years and have never been to a nicer place. The staff is great and the other campers are very friendly. What puts Wilderness at the top of my list is the family atmosphere and the weekend activities. I have recommended the campground to many people and they have all had a good experience here. Thanks Bob and Melanie."

    —Bradley, Fond du Lac

  • "Wilderness Campground is our family's top pick for Wisconsin campgrounds. The amenities go above and beyond. Pool, lake, giant jumping pillow, playground, basketball court, paddle boats, canoes, showers, and water slides to name a few. Each day we are welcomed with new activities available for the kids and the adults. Not to mention the location, which is not far away from Wisconsin Dells. Wilderness Campground is a vacation we look forward to year after year."

    —Joe & Dana P.

  • "We stayed at your campground this Mother's Day weekend and I just want to say thanks for the nice weather and your hospitality. Also, thank you for putting on the Mother's Day donuts and coffee for us moms. We had such a fun time and where better to try out our new camper!"

    —Mark & Becky B.

  • "Just wanted to let you know that we came there Saturday and spent the day with other campers there. We felt so happy to be there that we both decided to spend extra money at the store there to show we appreciated it. . All the kids and adults were having such fun. In today's world it was great hearing everyone laugh and having a great time. Thank you so much for giving everyone that and tell all your employee's it's people like them who bring campers back and these campers pass around some good words about your campground. I know we will. Thank you again."

    —Shirley, Fond du Lac

  • We really enjoyed our first stay at your campground. Will most definitely be back 😊 loved how well run things are and the campground is so clean. The staff that we had interaction with was friendly & helpful. A place you can be proud of owning and working at. Great family place to get away. Thank you so much for a wonderful first time experience at Wilderness Campground!! Enjoy a great summer😊😊

    —Joni K.

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