Castle Mound Campground

Black River State Forest

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W10325 US-12 Black River Falls, WI 54615 715-284-4103 Reservations: 888-947-2757 Official Website

GPS: 44.2841, -90.8278

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Overview of Castle Mound Campground

A Wisconsin State Park System vehicle admission sticker is required on all motor vehicles stopping in state parks, forests, recreation areas, trails, and campgrounds. Admission stickers and can be purchased online or at individual properties via drive-up window service, electronic sales kiosks, self-registration stations or telephone. Learn more: Wisconsin Vehicle Admission Stickers.

Number of Sites 35

Pad Type gravel

Reservations yes

Elevation 853 ft / 259 m

Max Stay 14

Max Length 50 ft

Tent Camping Yes

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Reviews of Castle Mound Campground 2 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

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Location
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Site Quality
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Cell Phone Coverage

Verizon 4G
Confirmed by 2 Users
Last reported 7/27/2020
richmanwisco
Watertown, WI
32' Grand Design Imagine 2800BH
Ford F150
24 reviews
“Shady and Spacious”

Reviewed 7/27/2020

Nightly rate: $28
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: 20
Overall Rating

Castle Mound Campground is part of the larger Black River State Forest. It's just outside Black River Falls and the Walmart and convenience stores are just minutes away. They have several pull-through sites, which are somewhat rare in Wisconsin state parks, and our site (20) was easily the best one in the grounds. Sites 16, 18 and 20 were all excellent. You will want to stay away from sites 29 through 35 as they are in a low lying area where stagnant water abounds. Even on the "dry" side of the grounds, the mosquitoes were formidable. Bring plenty of repellent. Firewood is available self-serve for $5 for a very generous bundle. Bring your wagon. The shower building is new within the last 10 years.

Why 3-stars? There are no amenities. You'll need to bring your own fun and you'll have to leave the campground to have it. There are some excellent geological formations in the park as it is situation at the edge the driftless region of the state. To reach them you'll need to hike up a trail about 200 feet above the floor, but it's worth the effort. The local Black River Falls area has plenty of places to enjoy your outdoors. We look forward to returning.

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Location
Cleanliness
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Verizon 4G

richmanwisco would stay here again

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Dennis F
IL
25' Outdoors RV 22FQS
Ram 1500
13 reviews
“Well maintained, Large sites”

Reviewed 10/17/2018

Nightly rate: $33
Days stayed: 4
Site Number: 9
Overall Rating

We arrived mid week to a mostly empty campground. All sites were in trees but with enough to room to handle units much larger than ours, a 21 ft TT. We were lucky to be able to keep the site over the weekend because there was a late cancelation. The showers and water were closed for the season so we had to search around town for a place to fill the fresh water tank. The visitors center in town allowed us to fill 5 gal bottles. I should have checked on that before arrival.

This campground is about 5 miles off I-94 so it would work out well for an overnight if you are passing thru.

I thought the cost was a little high with us paying the out of state rates and the daily car pass.

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
Verizon 4G

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com

richmanwisco
Watertown, WI
32' Grand Design Imagine 2800BH
Ford F150
24 reviews

noted 7/27/2020

Our site (20) had 50 amp electrical service.

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Dennis F
IL
25' Outdoors RV 22FQS
Ram 1500
13 reviews
Way up North to ……. No, not to Alaska but it feels that way. – Ficks Travels

It has been a couple of months since our last road trip, way too long.  We just enjoy seeing what is around the next bend or just over the horizon.   We didn’t feel like waiting for fall any...

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Amenities

Hookups
  • 50 Amp
  • 30 Amp
  • 20 Amp
  • dry camping
  • Partial Hookups
Recreation
  • picnic area
  • playground
  • recreation trail
Site Amenities
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
  • pull thru
Facilities
  • dump station
  • firewood
  • ADA Accessible
  • recycle
  • restrooms: flush
  • showers
  • trash
  • water available
Pets
  • pets

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