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The Best Camping in Madison

Looking for the best camping in Madison? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Madison. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top camping spots in and near Madison

  • Madison, Wisconsin

    Lake Farm County Park

    2.17 mi / 72 ft gain
    Lake Farm County Park is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Madison, Wisconsin.
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  • Belleville, Wisconsin

    Ice Age Trail: Brooklyn Wildlife/Montrose Segments

    12.3 mi / 1138 ft gain
    Ice Age Trail: Brooklyn Wildlife/Montrose Segments is an out-and-back trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Belleville, Wisconsin.
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  • Lodi, Wisconsin

    Gibraltar Rock

    1.49 mi / 322 ft gain
    Gibraltar Rock is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Merrimac, Wisconsin.
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  • New Glarus, Wisconsin

    New Glarus Woods Loop Trail

    3.62 mi / 423 ft gain
    New Glarus Woods Loop Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near New Glarus, Wisconsin.
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  • Baraboo, Wisconsin

    Ice Age Trail: Devil's Lake to Parfrey's Glen

    8.39 mi / 1663 ft gain
    Ice Age Trail: Devil's Lake to Parfrey's Glen is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a lake located near Baraboo, Wisconsin.
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  • Baraboo, Wisconsin

    Devil's Lake via West Bluff Trail

    4.68 mi / 994 ft gain
    Devil's Lake via West Bluff Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Baraboo, Wisconsin.
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  • Baraboo, Wisconsin

    Hike the Perimeter of Devil's Lake

    5.0
    5 mi / 500 ft gain
    Devil's Lake State Park has over 22 miles of trails for all hiking skill levels. To hike the perimeter of the lake, Begin with West Bluff Trail, hook into Balanced Rock Trail, and finish with East Bluff Trail. The bluffs surrounding the lakes reach elevations up to 500 feet. West Bluff Trail is a...
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  • Baraboo, Wisconsin

    Camp at Devils Lake State Park

    3.0
    Devil's Lake State Park has 29 miles of trail that vary in difficulty. The most popular trails are the East and West Bluff trails that circle Devil's Lake and offer some of the best views in the park. If you want a more relaxing day, head to the beach! It's a family-friendly spot that is the perf...
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  • Janesville, Wisconsin

    Ice Age Trail: Arbor Ridge

    2.06 mi / 246 ft gain
    Ice Age Trail: Arbor Ridge is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a river located near Janesville, Wisconsin.
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  • Milton, Wisconsin

    Ice Age Trail: Storrs Lake

    2.01 mi / 236 ft gain
    Ice Age Trail: Storrs Lake is a point-to-point trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Milton, Wisconsin.
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  • Dodgeville, Wisconsin

    Camp at Governor Dodge State Park

    4.8
    You can make campground reservations ahead of time or drive into the park to talk to a ranger, and reserve a hike-in campsite for the a night.Once you're all set up, you can hike to the beach of Cox Hollow Lake to hang out, go for a swim, or snap a few sunset photos.There are beaches on both Cox...
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  • Whitewater, Wisconsin

    Ice Age Trail: Blackhawk

    6.38 mi / 515 ft gain
    Ice Age Trail: Blackhawk is a point-to-point trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Palmyra, Wisconsin.
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  • Eagle, Wisconsin

    Ice Age Trail: Stoney Ridge

    5.72 mi / 427 ft gain
    Ice Age Trail: Stoney Ridge is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Eagle, Wisconsin.
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  • Dousman, Wisconsin

    Ice Age Trail: Scuppernong

    6.8 mi / 545 ft gain
    Ice Age Trail: Scuppernong is a point-to-point trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Dousman, Wisconsin.
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  • Eagle, Wisconsin

    Ice Age Trail: Eagle

    8.56 mi / 587 ft gain
    Ice Age Trail: Eagle is a point-to-point trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Eagle, Wisconsin.
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  • Dousman, Wisconsin

    Pine Woods Campground - Ice Age Trail

    4.79 mi / 253 ft gain
    Pine Woods Campground - Ice Age Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Dousman, Wisconsin.
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