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Kettle Moraine State Forest – Pike Lake Unit

Camping is available at Pike Lake from early April through the third weekend in October. Pike Lake has a family campground and three backpack campsites.


Reserve a campsite online.

Sunrise campground

There are 32 campsites — 24 wooded and eight open. Eleven campsites have electricity. All sites except #22 (campground host site) and #32 are reservable. If a campsite is not reserved, it can be registered on a first-come, first-served basis.

Campground amenities:

  • Shower building;
  • Flush toilets;
  • Water fountains;
  • Dumping station ($10 fee is required for non-registered campers at the Pike Lake Unit); and
  • Picnic table, fire pit and tent pad at each campsite.

Backpack campsites

Pike Lake has three backpack campsites along the Ice Age Trail that are open year-round.


Firewood is available for sale at the main office and at the camp host site. Ice is available for sale at the camp host site.

Don't move firewood! Due to the potential of carrying harmful tree pests and diseases, Wisconsin has restrictions for moving firewood. Firewood facts, rules and advice