Perrot State Park RV & Campground Guide
Perrot State Park is located along the Mississippi River between Trempealeau and Minnesota City, Wisconsin. The park has several trails to explore, so make sure to bring your hiking boots. The Mississippi River also provides a lot of options for fishing and other water activities during your visit, and hikers and climbers flock to the 500-foot bluffs where the Trempealeau and Mississippi Rivers converge. Cities nearby include Galesville and Winona.
RV Resorts & Campsites in Perrot State Park
A lot of the difficulty that comes with travel involves finding a place to stay. If you make the trip to Perrot State Park in an RV, you will have plenty of space for your whole family to sleep comfortably. If you need an RV for a trip like this one, then consider renting one from RVshare.
Lake Road Campground
Lake Road Campground is nestled among trees, so there will be plenty of shade to keep you cool during the summer and block the wind during the chillier seasons. The campground is also near the Great River Road Scenic Byway, which is one of the most enjoyable scenic drives in the country. The campground has 21 RV sites, most of which are pull-through and have full hookup.
Water hookup: Yes
Electrical hookup: Yes
Sewer hookup: Yes
Other amenities: laundry facility and cable TV
Whispering Pines Campground
Whispering Pines Campground is the place to stay if you are traveling with your family. They have movie nights, games, and planned activities to keep the kids entertained. They also have live music throughout the summer months.
Water hookup: Yes
Electrical hookup: Yes
Sewer hookup: Yes
Other amenities: A swimming pool, a clubhouse, a dog park, a playground, volleyball court, horseshoes, mini-golf, and a swimming pond with a beach
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What to Do at
Perrot State Park
Inside Perrot State Park
In Perrot State Park, you will get a fantastic view from the bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River. This also lots of wildlife in this park, so don't forget your binoculars. The 1,270-acre park has several trails that you can hike or bike, and in the winter, some of the trails are used for cross-country skiing. The river makes it convenient to go fishing, kayaking, and canoeing. If you don't have a boat, rentals are available at the park office.
Outside Perrot State Park
Besides hiking in this state park, you will find various points of interest nearby to explore. A few museums like the Polish museum and the Pickwick Mill will be interesting to check out. Great River Bluffs State Park is also nearby, as well as a few other parks, so if you want to spend more time in nature, these are options as well. Don't forget to plan for a boat tour down the Mississippi River.
Sullivan’s Supper Club is located right next to Perrot State Park. It offers a scenic view of the river as you enjoy your food. Make sure to save room for the turtle pecan cheesecake for dessert.
Type: Irish, American
Location: W25709 Sullivan Rd, Trempealeau, WI 54661
River Cafe is a great place to get your morning started. It is a family-owned restaurant that has great home-cooked food. They are also open for lunch if you tend to get up too late for breakfast.
Location: 23991 3rd St, Trempealeau, WI 54661
Hungry Point Bar and Grill
If you enjoy burgers and fries, then stop by Hungry Point Bar and Grill. They have a Mississippi Sampler with onion rings, poppers, mozzarella sticks, curds, and fries. They also have a kid-friendly menu for those picky eaters in the family.
Location: 23797 Lake Rd, Trempealeau, WI 54661
Winghaven Pizza Farm is a great place to grab a quick slice of pizza. They make a stone-fire thin crust that is delicious, especially with their signature seasoning. They even have live music on the weekend, so stop in and enjoy the atmosphere.
Location: N18057 Grover Ln, Galesville, WI 54630
Hillside Fish House is a great place to get your seafood fix. They have a variety of shrimp appetizers to try, but if you've never had frog legs, this is your opportunity. If you don't like seafood, they also serve steak.
Type: Seafood, American
Location: W126 WI-35, Fountain City, WI 54629
Dollar General is a great place to stock up on small things. You can purchase paper plates and forks to use at the campsite. They also have toiletries and personal care items for sale.
Location: 19919 Winnebago Rd, Galesville, WI 54630
Randy's Neighborhood Market
Randy's Neighborhood Market is a great place to get some food to complete your meals. They have fresh fruits and vegetables available to purchase. They also have a deli, so you can get your family some sandwiches to eat quickly in the middle of the day while you are hiking.
Location: 17512 N Main St, Galesville, WI 54630
Decoraland Apple Stand
Decoraland Apple Stand is a place where you can get fresh apples. If you brought a jar of peanut butter, this could be a great snack for a little one to enjoy. They also sell other fruit when it is in season.
Location: W19461 W19461 WI-54, Galesville, WI 54630
In The Making is a gift shop where you can purchase little souvenirs to home with you. All of the merchandise that is sold here is handcrafted. They also have a reward system that is beneficial to those who plan to travel to the area frequently or live nearby.
Location: 11364 Main St, Suite A, Trempealeau, WI 54661
Target is a department store that has almost anything that you could need while camping. They have a camping section to add decorations to your RV. They have food so that you can stock up on snacks as well.
Location: 9400 WI-16, Onalaska, WI 54650
Trempealeau Catfish Statue
The Trempealeau Catfish Statue is a great place to visit if you enjoy fishing. The statue is a 19-foot catfish that is on display. There is a catfish festival in the middle of July, which brings activities and food to the location.
Location: 23840-23898 Great River Rd, Trempealeau, WI 54661
McGilvray “Seven Bridges” Road is a location that has five rare bowstring arch truss bridges. This style of bridge was popular in the 19th century, but there are not many left. This bridge was saved from demolition back in 1989. It is no longer a bridge that manages traffic, but it can still be walked across.
Location: N8327 Amsterdam Prairie Rd, Holmen, WI 54636
Kinstone is 30 acres of stone sculptures and natural stone buildings. There is a labyrinth that you can attempt to make your way through. You can also leave a prayer on the tree of intention while you are visiting.
Location: S3439 Cole Bluff Ln, Fountain City, WI 54629
Rock in the House
Rock in the House is a unique site to visit. In 1995, a 55-ton boulder crashed into a home and settled right where their bedroom was located. The rock was never moved because the house was bought to be turned into an attraction.
Location: 440 N Shore Dr, Fountain City, WI 54629
If you like cars, you'll want to stop at Elmer's Auto and Toy Museum. They have over 100 classic and muscle cars from 1910 and after on display. There are also thousands of antique toys that you can check out to get an impression of what was available in the past.
Location: W903 Elmers Rd, Fountain City, WI 54629
How to Get to
Perrot State Park
From La Crosse, start by taking I-90 E for a few miles. Then, take exit 4 to get onto US-53 N. From there, stay in the left two lanes and follow signs for US-53 N/WI-157 W. In about 9.6 miles, take exit 15 to merge onto WI-53 N. Turn left off of the exit onto WI-35 N. In about 8 miles, turn left onto Main Street, and then turn right onto 1st Street. 1st Street will turn into Sullivan Street, which will turn into South Park Road and bring you to the park's main entrance.
Entering Perrot State Park
Perrot State Park is open from 6:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m. daily.
Perrot State Park Per vehicle (1-4 adults) with out-of-state plates : $11.0
Perrot State Park Per vehicle (1-4 adults) with Wisconsin plates : $8.0
Perrot State Park Wisconsin resident aged 65 and older : $3.0
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