Peninsula State Park RV & Campground Guide

Wisconsin

Peninsula State Park

is the third largest state park in Wisconsin, and an estimated one million visitors make the trek each year to enjoy high bluffs with stunning views, trails, sandy beaches, a golf course, an 1860s lighthouse and much more. It’s also one of the state’s most popular camping destinations, making it the ideal spot for your next camping trip with family and friends. The 3,776-acre park also features eight miles of Green Bay shoreline. Read on to find what else makes Peninsula State Park so unique!

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Weather
Spring 30s-60s F
Summer 50s-70s F
Fall 40s-70s F
Winter 20s-30s F
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Nearby Cities
Ephraim, WI
Juddville, WI
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Peninsula State Park

Some camping trips are perfect for a tent under the stars, but not all! If you’re looking for the ultimate in comfort and convenience, a camping trip with an RV is a great choice. With an RV, you can enjoy a private bathroom with a shower, kitchen for making your own delicious meals and a cozy and comfortable bed to call your own. If you’re going to use an RV for your next camping trip, consider renting one from RVshare.com. The helpful support team can walk you through finding the perfect RV that fits all your needs and most importantly, your budget. All rentals come with nationwide insurance and 24/7 roadside assistance.

After you’ve found the RV perfect for your trip, it’s time to find a campsite just as perfect. Peninsula State Park has a total of 468 family sites across five different campgrounds, plus three areas for tent camping. There are a variety of amenities and services at each campground. For more information and to reserve a campsite, click here. Peninsula State Park is one of the most popular destinations in Wisconsin, so sites fill up quickly. However, there are several private campgrounds in the area. Here are some worth checking out:

Fish Creek Campground

Located within walking distance (one mile) to the Peninsula State Park entrance, Fish Creek Campground offers modern accommodations in the rustic settings with plenty of amenities and fun for all. Renovations recently occurred to the wooded and level sites and the check-in building. Rates begin at $45 a night.   

Water hookup: yes

Electrical hookup: yes

Sewer hookup: no

Wifi: yes

Pet-friendly: yes

Other amenities: recreation room with ping pong, foosball, kids bowling, toys and books, outdoor lawn games like cornhole, playground, basketball court, modern, clean bathhouse, laundry facilities, camp store, wireless internet access, clubhouse, fish cleaning station.

Egg Harbor Campground and RV Resort

Just about 15 minutes from the state park in the heart of Door County, Egg Harbor Campground and RV Resort is located nearby 300 miles of shoreline, 5 state parks, 17 county parks and 58,000 yards of golfing fairway! The family-friendly campground has many amenities right on site and even more to do nearby. Rates begin at $50 a night.

Water hookup: yes

Electrical hookup: yes

Sewer hookup: yes

Wifi: no

Pet-friendly: yes

Other amenities: playground, heated pool, game room, TV and reading room, planned children’s activities, volleyball, horseshoes, dump station, portable pump service and more.

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What to Do at
Peninsula State Park

Inside Peninsula State Park

With beautiful views, a historic lighthouse, and one of the most scenic golf courses in the entire state, Peninsula State Park has plenty of nature experiences perfect for all ages, in all seasons. Here are some of the must-do activities within the state park:

Eagle Bluff Lighthouse – The Eagle Bluff Lighthouse is a lighthouse from the 1860s located within the park. It’s now a museum, along with the former light keeper’s home, with tours offered and beautiful views. Keep in mind park admission and a small fee is required for to enter and for tours.

Nature Center – The White Cedar Nature Center is worth a visit, even in the wintertime! Visitors can enjoy public natural history education programs which include hikes, campfire talks and nature crafts, all available year-round. The building, which dates to 1939, also features mounted animal displays, historic items and photos and a diorama of the park.

Trails – There are a wide variety of trails for many activities within Peninsula State Park. Visitors can enjoy hiking, running, mountain biking, snowshoeing, snowmobiling and cross-country skiing. Trails range from easy to difficult, so there’s a trail for everyone to enjoy!

One of the most unique parts of the state park, the Eagle Trail is a difficult trail with 150-foot cliffs, springs, steep rocky sections. The 2-mile trek is worth it with stunning views of the park and the water from the Eagle Panorama.

Peninsula Golf Course – One of the most scenic golf courses in the state, the Peninsula Golf Course is an 18-hole golf course right on the grounds of the state park.

Outside Peninsula State Park

From good old fashioned mini golf and arcade fun to stunning sunsets and nature experiences right on the water, there is plenty to do and see outside of Peninsula State Park. Here are some of the best local attractions to experience:

Restaurants

After a fun day experiencing nature and exploring Peninsula State Park, a great meal with family and friends is the perfect way to end the day! Whether you’re looking for great waterfront views, a casual pizza or a meal that is an experience, the Door County area has plenty to offer. Here are some of the local restaurants worth checking out:  

The Cookery Restaurant and Wine Bar

A family-run restaurant since 1977, the Cookery Restaurant and Wine Bar offers casual American fare with an emphasis on local ingredients. The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and has a kids menu, and the second level wine bar offers beautiful views of the Fish Creek harbor. 

Type: American

Location: Fish Creek, WI

Wild Tomato Wood-Fired Pizza and Grille

A delicious, family-friendly restaurant, Wild Tomato Wood-Fired Pizza and Grille offers sandwiches, salads, burgers and of course, wood-fired pizzas, all using locally-sourced ingredients. The casual atmosphere makes this restaurant a perfect choice for your group after a day spent exploring the state park!

Type: Pizza

Location: Fish Creek, WI

The Old Post Office Restaurant

Like its name suggests, the Old Post Office Restaurant was once an old post office, but today is a waterfront restaurant with “historical flavor.” The restaurant serves home-cooked breakfasts and a traditional fish boil with local whitefish in the evenings, prepared outside over a fire. Not just a meal, it’s an experience! For those who don’t enjoy fish, there are other options available. 

Type: Seafood

Location: Fish Creek, WI

Sightseeing

Door County Kayak Tours

One of the best parts of the Door County area and the Peninsula State Park is the Green Bay waterfront! Once you’re done exploring the state park, take to the water and enjoy some fun. Door County Kayak Tours offers a variety of kayak, quad bike and stand-up paddle board activities. Explore the caves and coves of Cave Point County Park, tour bluffs and a real shipwreck, enjoy a sunset or fall kayak tour and much more.

Location: Fish Creek and Sturgeon Bay, WI

Egg Harbor Fun Park

Located just about 15 minutes from the state park, the Egg Harbor Fun Park offers plenty of family fun, including an arcade, batting cages, a bounce zone, go karts, mini golf, paintball, zip line tours, gem mining and much more. There’s also a snack shop and ice cream parlor for a sweet treat or snack. With so much to do, everyone in your group will find something they love!

Location: Egg Harbor, WI

Sunset Beach Park

Just 15 minutes from the Peninsula State Park, Sunset Beach Park is situated along the Green Bay waterfront. It’s a small park, but well known for a quiet, romantic spot to see the sun set over the water. Locals and visitors alike enjoy expansive sunset views and fun at the grassy, waterfront park.

Location: Fish Creek, WI

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How to Get to
Peninsula State Park

Peninsula State Park is located at on Shore Road in Fish Creek, WI. It is accessible from State Highway 57 North and State Highway 42 North. For more information and directions, click here

Entering Peninsula State Park

There is an admission fee required to enter Peninsula State Park. There are also annual vehicle admission stickers available for purchase.

Wisconsin residents : $8

Non-residents : $11

Whether you’re tackling the Eagle Trail for stunning views or playing golf at the golf course, there is so much to do and see within Peninsula State Park. We can’t wait to hear about what you’ve chosen to experience! When you snap great family or nature photos, don’t forget to tag us, or shoot us a photo and some details at [email protected]. We may just feature your story on our blog or social media channels. Happy camping!