Point Beach State Forest RV & Campground Guide


Point Beach State Forest lies along the shore of Lake Michigan near the city of Two Rivers. At 111 feet, the lighthouse in this park, called Rawley Point Light, is the tallest in Wisconsin. There is a campground in the forest, and, although the campsites are all wooded, the campground is within walking distance of the beach. There are hiking, biking, skiing, and snowmobile trails through the forest. Swimming is allowed, but there are no lifeguards, so caution is advised. Nearby Wisconsin communities include Two Rivers, Manitowoc, and Green Bay.

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Spring 24-59 F
Summer 52-75 F
Fall 30-68 F
Winter 12-32 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Point Beach State Forest

Your family will enjoy your trip to Point Beach State Forest even more if you travel with an RV. You can stay in the State Forest or at a nearby campground. If you don't have an RV, it is easy to rent one through RVshare.

Point Beach State Forest Campground

Point Beach State Forest Campground is in Point Beach State Forest, making your stay especially convenient. Seventy of the campsites offer electrical hookups, and the campground has flush toilets, showers, and a dump station. The beach is within walking distance as well. Pets are allowed and must be kept on a leash. The campground is open for winter camping, but the shower building is closed in winter.

Scheffel's Hideaway Campground

Scheffel's Hideaway Campground is adjacent to Point Beach State Forest on County Road. They are normally open from April 1 to December 1, but they are flexible about these dates. All sites have water and electrical hookups, and some sites are pull-through. The campground offers bathrooms, showers, a laundry room, free Wi-Fi, and firewood and ice for sale. There is also a pizza place across the street. Rates start at $37 per night.

Village Inn on the Lake Hotel and RV Park

The Village Inn on the Lake Hotel and RV Park in Two Rivers is just across the street from Lake Michigan. Each site has electrical, water, and sewer hookups, but water and sewer hookups are not available in winter. RV guests are allowed full use of the shower, laundry, hot tub, and pool of the hotel. Mini-golf, a group fire pit, and a beer garden are also available on the grounds. Each campsite also has a fire pit and picnic table. Firewood is available for purchase, and RV rates are $21 per night.

Devil's River Campground

Devil's River Campground in nearby Maribel is open May 1- October 5. It is located next to a beautiful waterfall. All sites have water and electrical hookups, and the campground has toilets, showers, laundry facilities, a store, and a swimming pond. Rates are $34 per night during the week and $40 per night on weekends and holidays.

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What to Do at
Point Beach State Forest

Inside Point Beach State Forest

Point Beach State Forest offers plenty of woods, lakefront beaches, and sand dunes to explore. You can camp there year-round, although you need to be pretty hardy to camp in Wisconsin in the winter. During the summer, you can attend nature programs at the nature center in the Lodge Building. You can also visit the lighthouse at Rawley Point. 

Outside Point Beach State Forest

Point Beach State Forest is located close to some wonderful areas to explore in Wisconsin. Door County Peninsula is just to the north of the State Forest, offering quaint lakeside villages, shops, and attractions. Green Bay, home of the renowned Packers football team, is within an easy drive. Sheboygan, on Lake Michigan south of the State Forest, is an interesting town and worth a visit.


Water's Edge Restaurant

The Water's Edge Restaurant offers panoramic views overlooking Lake Michigan. They are open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and their menu includes a good variety of seafood and other dishes. Their desserts, which include baked Alaska, are extraordinary.

Type: Seafood, American

Location: 1515 Memorial Drive, Two Rivers, WI

Machut's Supper Club

Supper clubs are very popular in small-town Wisconsin, and you can visit Machut's Supper Club to take part in this tradition. Their specialty is steak, but ribs, pork chops, and chicken are also available. Being near Lake Michigan, they also offer a great selection of seafood.

Type: Steakhouse, Seafood

Location: 3911 Lincoln Avenue, Two Rivers, WI

Mackinaw's Grill and Spirits

Mackinaw's Grill and Spirits is a comfortable, casual restaurant and bar. They offer craft beer, spirits, and comfort food in a rustic venue.

Type: American

Location: 2925 Voyager Drive, Green Bay, WI

Courthouse Pub

The Courthouse Pub is both a microbrewery and a restaurant. Every month, they brew different craft beers for you to enjoy. Their menu features appetizers, sandwiches, burgers, and comfort food. They also have wonderful pies and cakes for dessert.

Type: American

Location: 1001 South 8th Street, Manitowoc, WI

Lino Ristorante Italiano

For authentic Italian food, visit Lino Ristorante Italiano on the Sheboygan River. In summer, you may be seated on the patio overlooking the river. Enjoy the Mediterranean atmosphere as you relax with your delicious dinner and wine.

Type: Italian

Location: 422 South Pier Drive, Sheboygan, WI


The Quilt Shop of Two Rivers

If you enjoy quilting, you must visit The Quilt Shop of Two Rivers. Their selection of fabric is outstanding, and the staff is very knowledgeable.

Location: 1603 Washington Street, Two Rivers, WI

Packers Pro Shop

Find souvenirs for all your sports-loving friends at the Packers Pro Shop at Lambeau Field. They have an extensive collection of Packers collectibles, as well as clothing such as jerseys, hats, footwear, sleepwear, and more.

Location: 1265 Lombardi Avenue, Green Bay, WI

Victorian Chocolate Shoppe

Satisfy your sweet tooth at the Victorian Chocolate Shoppe in Sheboygan. They have fresh chocolate and truffles, as well as candies reminiscent of the penny candy of the 1960s. Gift bags and baskets are also available.

Location: 519 South 8th Street, Sheboygan, WI

Henning's Wisconsin Cheese

Yes, Henning's Wisconsin Cheese is a store selling many varieties of cheese made in Wisconsin, but it is also a museum. You can take a self-guided tour of the museum, and, if you arrive early Monday through Friday, you can watch cheese being made. Don't forget to try the cheese curds, a Wisconsin specialty.

Location: 20201 Point Creek Road, Kiel, WI

Martin Pottery Studio and Gallery

Martin Pottery Studio and Gallery offers beautiful handmade stoneware and porcelain, agate-ware, and Lake Michigan sand pieces. Purchase some of these unique items for your home or to give as gifts.

Location: 1304 Memorial Drive, Manitowoc, WI


Lambeau Field

Lambeau Field, home of the Green Bay Packers, offers stadium tours and a visit to the Packers Hall of Fame. They also have a Packers Heritage Trail that winds through Green Bay and De Pere and can be taken by foot, bike, or trolley.

Location: 1265 Lombardi Avenue, Green Bay, WI

National Railroad Museum

At the National Railroad Museum, you can learn about railroad history and take a ride on a genuine vintage train. The museum is open year-round.

Location: 2285 South Broadway, Green Bay, WI

Sea Dog Sportfishing Charters

Sportfishing is very popular on Lake Michigan, so take advantage of being in the area and charter a fishing boat at Sea Dog Sportfishing Charters. Their season is from late April to mid-October. Be sure to bring sunscreen and a cooler for your fish. You will be able to purchase fishing licenses at the dock.

Location: 682 South Pier Drive, Sheboygan, WI

Kohler-Andrae State Park

Kohler-Andrae State Park lies along Lake Michigan and features beautiful large sand dunes. A boardwalk has been erected over the dunes to protect them. This creates a lovely, scenic walkway.

Location: 1020 Beach Park Lane, Sheboygan, WI

Wisconsin Maritime Museum

Visit the Wisconsin Maritime Museum to see a restored World War II submarine, marine and shipwreck artifacts, blueprints, photographs, and artwork. Admission is $15 for adults and $8 for children over 3 years old.

Location: 75 Maritime Drive, Manitowoc, WI

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How to Get to
Point Beach State Forest

Head north on I-43 from Milwaukee or Sheboygan, then take Exit 154 and go east on WI-310. At the traffic circle, take County Road B north, then turn right onto County Highway VV, which turns into Viceroy Road. Turn left onto County Road O and turn right onto the Ice Age National Scenic Trail. Turn right into Point Beach State Forest to reach your destination.

Entering Point Beach State Forest

The park is open from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. year-round. A vehicle admission sticker is required.

Point Beach State Forest Per sticker per day (WI license plates) : $8.0

Point Beach State Forest Per sticker per day(out-of-state plates) : $11.0

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Frequently Asked Questions About Point Beach State Forest

What is the best time of year to visit Point Beach State Forest?

Spring and fall are the best times to visit Point Beach State Forest. The migrating birds, including raptors, are the area's biggest draw for birdwatchers. You can also snap photos of the largest octagonal lighthouse on the Great Lakes.

What is the climate of Point Beach State Forest?

The Great Lakes create seasonal lag when it comes to the seasons. Each season starts between three and six weeks later than normal because of the effects of the lakes.

Are there designated RV camping spots in Point Beach State Forest?

Point Beach State Forest features 127 RV campsites, 70 of which have electricity. Be apprised that between September 4, 2023, and at least the end of October 2023, the campsites will be unavailable because of a road construction project.

Do you have to reserve a camping spot at Point Beach State Forest and what is the cost?

You must reserve a spot for your RV. You can do so day of or up to 11 months away. Because the park is public land, the admission fee is just $28 for Wisconsin residents and $38 for out-of-state residents.

Are pets allowed at Point Beach State Forest?

You may bring a pet, but you must keep it on a leash 8 feet or shorter at all times. You may not bring your pet to picnic areas, including buildings, playgrounds, or the Swales Nature Trail.