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Old 05-18-2015, 06:37 AM   #1
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We are thinking about taking a week in August and finding a spot near Mirror Lake in Wisconsin, does anyone have any experience with the area that could tell us a nice, clean campground that is family friendly in that area? Are there any suggested activities we should check out while we're there?

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Old 05-18-2015, 09:04 AM   #2
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A little far from there (113 miles) but High Cliff state park near Chilton is wonderful from what I have seen..

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Old 05-23-2015, 06:25 AM   #3
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I've been told by a former Wisconsin resident that the two state parks near the Dells are very nice, but also get filled up pretty well through the summer.
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Old 05-29-2015, 03:32 PM   #4
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Mirror Lake SP. No FHU's just electricity. Circus World in Baraboo and close to the Wisconsin Dells.
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Old 05-29-2015, 03:52 PM   #5
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If you can get in, Devil's Lake State park in Baraboo is only about 20 minutes south of there. And Devil's Lake by itself is a great attraction. The other parks nearby are Rocky Arbor (just north of the Dells) and of course Mirror Lake. Check RV Park Reviews - Trusted Reviews of Campgrounds & RV Parks for private CGs in the area. We've only stayed at one private in the Dells and they had a "no kids" policy.

X2 on the suggestion for Circus World. Also take a WI Dells Duck boat tour. Well worth it because the river is gorgeous. Tommy Bartlet's Water Show is really good too. Ho-Chunk casino about midway between Baraboo and the Dells has a really good Las Vegas style buffet. About 30 minutes or so southwest of Baraboo is The House on the Rock. I can't even begin to describe that place other than to say it's amazing. While pricy, Noah's Ark water park is a great place to spend a day.

Avoid most everything else in the Dells except maybe the go-carts. Very commercialized, over priced attractions that leave you feeling empty when you are done.
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Old 05-29-2015, 05:17 PM   #6
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We've stayed at Stand Rock campground twice and will be again this summer.

It's a very quiet private campground with an excellent pool and close to Wis Dells.


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