Willow River State Park

State Park

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1034 County Highway A
Hudson, WI 54016
715-386-5931
Reservations: 888-947-2757
Official Website

GPS: 45.0125, -92.6785

Last Price Paid: $34
Number of Sites: 120
Pad Type: gravel
Reservations: Yes
Elevation: 791 ft
Tent Camping: Yes

2 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise

Cell Phone Coverage

4bars
Verizon 4G
4bars
AT&T 4G
3bars
T-Mobile 4G
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WanderWasi

30 Airstream International Serenity
2014 Ford F-250
37 reviews
Nightly rate: $34
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: 142

WanderWasi would stay here again

“Easy access to the city yet immersed in nature”

Reviewed Jul 15, 2017

Overall Rating

There are few options for state park/county park camping near Minneapolis/St Paul. This state park is just over the river in Wisconsin, 8 miles from the border which allows for easy access on the interstate to get to all the amenities of the city. Yet, it feels like you're in the middle of no where.

Sites in the 100 and 200 loops are surrounded by mostly low brush and most sites are fully enclosed by bushes and shrubs making the sites very private. Sites here are also mowed to the brush line which helps with the ticks. Solar is fine in most sites. The 300 loop is fully in the woods; a little chilly with more mosquitoes. There is a mixture of first come and reservable sites. First come is handy in the summer as all weekends are booked. There is also a mix of electric and non-hookup sites.

There are beautiful waterfalls just a mile walk away and plenty of easy nature trails to keep you busy. The lake is drained right now while they repair the dam.

Easy access to the dump near the 100 loop with garbage and recycling.

The bathroom and showers are great and clean..and have adjustable shower head flow so you don't have to suffer through a pin needle mist. The sites are also very well kept and clean.

The prices are a little annoying with out of state residents charged $5 more a night. Also, the daily entrance fee is $11 for non residents so our $18 non hookup site ended up being $34. However, the annual state park pass is only $38 so it could quickly pay for itself but we were just staying one night in WI. Electric/water sites are $10 more.

Cell phone access was great all around.

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
4bars
AT&T 4G
4bars
Verizon 4G
3bars
T-Mobile 4G

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


76 reviews
Days stayed: 3

Henry B would stay here again

“Beautiful park well-kept park.”

Reviewed Feb 24, 2017

Overall Rating

You are just a few minutes from the freeway and the city of Hudson, but you feel like you are lost in the wilderness. The RV sites are large and well cared for. The park is beautiful, and has lots to explore. The waterfalls and trails around it are among the hidden gems of the midwest. We love this park and plan to stop back there whenever we are in the area.

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
4bars
Verizon 4G

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


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Hookups:
  • 30 Amp
  • 20 Amp
  • Partial Hookups
Recreation:
  • fishing
  • picnic area
  • playground
  • recreation trail
Site Amenities:
  • big rig
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
Facilities:
  • dump station
  • firewood
  • recycle
  • showers
  • trash
  • water available
Pets:
  • pets

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