Brunet Island State Park RV & Campground Guide

Wisconsin

Located between the communities of Holcombe and Cobban, Wisconsin, Brunet Island State Park is known for its many white-tailed deer and thickets of hemlock trees. The park is split between two areas: the 169-acre island in the middle of the Chippewa River and the other 1,225 acres on the eastern bank. The park's namesake, Jean Brunet, was crucial in developing the upper Chippewa River communities in the early 1800s. His influence is still felt today. 

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Spring 18-69 F
Summer 53-82 F
Fall 24-71 F
Winter 0-41 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Brunet Island State Park

An RV is a great way to see the United States. With all the comforts of home in a small place, it's a fantastic way to travel in comfort. If an RV is the one thing you're missing, be sure to look at the RV rentals all around Jean Brunet Island State Park.

O'Neil Creek Campground

For those looking for a campground with a little of everything, O'Neil Creek Campground is the place to be. Here, you can go fishing, swimming, or even tubing. Besides a general store to restock necessary camping supplies, O'Neil Creek has 20-, 30-, or 50-amp hookup sites, back-in RV spaces, and a dump station. Other amenities include showers, water, and electric hookups. Rates range from $37 to $200 a night.

Wisconsin Dells KOA Campground

Located near the Wisconsin River, Wisconsin Dells KOA Campground is the place to relax by the water. Activities include boat tours and hiking. Each spot comes with a 50-amp hookup, Wi-Fi, and cable TV. The campground offers a pool, a community kitchen, and bike rentals.

Fox Hill RV Park

Fox Hill RV Park sits on 60 acres in the Wisconsin Dells, so nature is always at your doorstep. Fox Hill offers 20-, 30-, or 50-amp hookup sites and water and electric. Those looking for a little fun should check out the pool, snack bar, and game room. Rates range from $46 to $68 a night.

Blue Top Resort

Blue Top Resort is great for families with a quiet atmosphere and comfortably shaded campsites. There is a swimming pool, a playground, and a volleyball court for those looking to keep active on their RV trips. Water and electric are available. There is also a combined laundry and bathhouse for guests' convenience. Rates range from $34 to $52 per night.

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What to Do at
Brunet Island State Park

Inside Brunet Island State Park

Since Brunet Island State Park is situated on almost 1,300 acres of land, there is an almost endless supply of wilderness to uncover. Go canoeing around the many blue lagoons, or go fishing. Swimming is a common activity along with wildlife watching. For the hikers, there is the Old Abe State Trail, which stretches all the way to Chippewa. On the quiet side is the Jean Brunet Nature Trail, where various animals and plants are visible. 

Outside Brunet Island State Park

There's plenty to do and to see outside Brunet Island State Park, from restaurants to hiking trails. Those interested in Wisconsin's geological history can check out the Ice Age Trail or just go for a relaxing hike by the river. Specialty shops and restaurants are everywhere, so there is always an opportunity to learn more about northwest Wisconsin's people and culture. 

Restaurants

Dylan's Dairy

For anyone in the mood for a sandwich, Dylan's Dairy is a sure bet. It offers chicken or ham paninis, Reubens, gyros, and burgers. For dessert, you can partake of one of the massive ice cream cones that are available in many flavors including blackberry or strawberry cheesecake.

Type: Dessert, American

Location: 150 Main St, Cornell, WI 54732-8403

The Main Scoop

The Main Scoop is well-known for its variety of delicious desserts. Order almost any ice cream flavor in waffle, cake, or sugar cones, or get a sundae. For drinks, the sweet spot offers shakes and malts.

Type: Dessert

Location: 102 Main St, Cornell, WI 54732-8403

Eastbay Lodge

At Eastbay Lodge, you can order grilled chicken breast, shrimp, meatloaf, soup, and much more. Appetizers include potato skins, onion rings, or the popular Cajun tater tots.

Type: American

Location: 27325 268th Ave, Holcombe, WI 54745-5631

Pine Drive Bar & Grill

Pine Drive Bar & Grill is the home of pizza galore. You can order a supreme pizza, BBQ chicken pizza, bacon cheeseburger pizza, and more. If you're in the mood for something different, you have the option to build your own. Each meal comes with a choice of appetizers, like cheese curds, breaded mushrooms, onion rings, or garlic cheese bread.

Type: American, Pizzeria

Location: 27339 250th St, Holcombe, WI 54745

Chippewa Family Restaurant

At Chippewa Family Restaurant, you can order breakfast all day. Other meals consist of melts, salads, and sandwiches. The restaurant is known for an Alpine Burger that is loaded with sauteed mushrooms and bacon.

Type: American

Location: 1701 Kennedy Rd, Chippewa Falls, WI 54729-1438

Shopping

Bloomer Floral and Gift Shop

Operating since 1978, Bloomer Floral and Gift Shop is a wonderful place to browse floral arrangements for any occasion. Handcrafted by artisans from all over Wisconsin, the products there are sure to suit anyone's fancy.

Location: 1316 Main St, Bloomer, WI 54724

Collective Charm

Family-run Collective Charm is still relatively new after opening in 2017. This store is for collectors of all kinds, be it antiques or beautifully restored treasures. Different vendors offer different products, so there's a huge variety.

Location: 16 W Columbia St, Chippewa Falls, WI 54729

Tangled Up In Hue

For anyone looking for handmade, personalized gifts, Tangled Up In Hue is a great place to go. With over 100 artists and an on-site glass studio, a visit can also be a learning experience. Be sure to take a look at the jewelry, glass pendants, and screen prints.

Location: 505 S Barstow St, Eau Claire, WI 54701

The Hatch

The Hatch offers a variety that includes items from incense to men's and women's apparel. You can also find beautiful stones, crystals, and jewelry here along with various pieces of art. 

Location: 418 S Barstow St, Eau Claire, WI 54701

Brickyard Pottery and Gallery

Run by regional artists, you're guaranteed to find something with a personalized touch at Brickyard Pottery and Gallery. In addition to handmade pottery, you can find metalwork, woodworking, jewelry, and painting.

Location: W9008 Brick Yard Rd, Shell Lake, WI 54871

Sightseeing

Mill Yard Park

For those looking to play some baseball and have a view of the beautiful Chippewa River, Mill Yard Park is the place to visit. It is located on 10 acres with a visitors center and parking nearby.

Location: 51 N. Bridge St, Cornell, WI 54732

Cadott Area Historical Museum

At the Cadott Area Historical Museum, you can learn a little about Cadott's history. Inside is a collection of local artifacts, and nearby is an American veterans monument.

Location: Riverview Park, 615 WI-27, Cadott, WI 54727

Hickory Ridge Recreational Park

Those looking for some fast-paced adventure should check out Hickory Ridge Recreational Park and its 14 miles of mountain biking trails. For hiking, there are other trails where you can take in the vast aspen and oak forests.

Location: 225th Ave. New Auburn, WI 54757

Ice Age National Scenic Trail

The Ice Age National Scenic Trail allows hikers to glimpse 12,000 years into the past. Back then, a massive glacier covered this section of Wisconsin, leaving behind a unique landscape. The entire trail is more than 675 miles long with almost double that length planned for future completion, and millions of people visit each year.

Location: Ice Age National Scenic Trail, Cleveland, WI 54732

Chippewa Flowage

Chippewa Flowage, Wisconsin's third-largest lake, is situated on about 15,300 acres of land water. Strewn about the massive lake are 200 small, undeveloped islands, and some have bogs to explore. The lake is surrounded by approximately 233 miles of shoreline.

Location: 13394 W Trepania Rd, Hayward, WI 54843

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How to Get to
Brunet Island State Park

Brunet Island State Park is located in northwest Wisconsin. Head northwest on I-94 W. Take exit 70 to merge onto US-53 N toward Eau Claire/Superior. Take exit 95 A to merge onto WI-29 E/WI-29 Trunk E toward Green Bay. Take exit 79 towards Chippewa Falls/WI-29 BUS/WI-178. Keep right at the fork, follow signs for Seymour Cray Sr Boulevard, and merge onto WI-178 Trunk N/Seymour Cray Sr Blvd. At the traffic circle, take the second exit onto WI-178 Trunk, and merge onto S Riverside Dr. Continue onto Bridge St. Turn left onto Park Rd, and, then, turn left onto 255th St. The park is on the right. 

Entering Brunet Island State Park

The park is open all year from 6:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m. A vehicle admission sticker is required.

Per vehicle with WI plates : $8

Per vehicle with WI plates owned by a resident aged 65 or older : $3

Per vehicle with out-of-state plates : $11

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