HERBSTER, WISCONSIN CAMPGROUND
87300 Bark Point Road
Herbster, WI 54844
RESERVATIONS FOR 2023 SEASON WILL OPEN
TUESDAY, APRIL 1, 2023
(Please keep checking this website for possible earlier date)
2023 SEASON: MAY 11-OCTOBER 17, 2023
PLEASE RESERVE YOUR SITES WITH THE
SAME NAME YOU USE ON YOUR BILLING
ELECTRIC SITES ARE NOT EQUIPPED TO CHARGE ELECTRIC VEHICLES, AND IT IS PROHIBITED AT THE CAMPGROUND. THERE IS NO ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING STATIONS CLOSE BY.
Information, Reservation Questions & Cancellations, email:
(Please do not call the town office or
RESERVATIONS AND FACILITY INFO
RV SITES 22-39 You can still come without a reservation, but a site cannot be guaranteed. Each RV site is equipped with water plus 30 amp (3-prong plug) and 50 amp (4-prong plug) electrical hook-ups, a picnic table and fire ring. Our electrical grid cannot sustain charging Electric Vehicles.
RV Sites 22-33 can accommodate up to a 45 ft. RVs
Sites 34-35 can accommodate up to 20 ft. RVs
Sites 36-37 can accommodate up to 30 ft. RVs
Sites 38-39 can accommodate up to 30 ft. RVs
Sites 22-27 are pull-through sites; all the other sites are back-in. These sites have a view of the lake. An RV Waste Station is available for our RV guests at no extra charge as you come into the campground.
ELECTRIC ONLY SITES 16-21 (16 and 21 for 20 ft or smaller, all the other sites for 15 ft. or smaller RVs, pop-ups, teardrops, van, truck, tents, etc.) Electric-only sites have 30 amp (3-prong plugs) hook-ups. These electrical sites are not sufficient to handle Electric Vehicle charging. Each site has a picnic table and fire ring. These sites are close to the pavilion and the grill. Everyone (including the town) is welcome to use the pavilion and the grill. A Dump Station is available for our RV guests at no extra charge.
LAKESIDE TENT SITES 1-12 Each site has a picnic table and fire ring and a view of the lake. There is no electricity or water on these sites. There is potable water and electrical outlets in the pavilion for charging phones, computers and iPads as well as plugging in electrical kitchen items. The electricity is not sufficient to handle Electric Vehicle charging.
WOODED TENT SITES 40-48 Each site has a picnic table and fire ring. There is no view of the lake from these sites. There is a portable restroom in this section of the campground. There is potable water and electrical outlets in the pavilion for charging phones, computers and iPads as well as plugging in electrical kitchen items. The electricity is not sufficient to handle Electric Vehicle charging.
The campground has public showers, restrooms, portable restrooms, an outside dishwashing sink, potable water, dumping station, check-in building with helpful information, doggie bags, firewood sales, a coal/wood grill, pavilion with 110 amp electrical service, and a few benches overlooking the lake. The grill and pavilion are open to everyone, including those from the town who are not staying at the campground.
NEW THIS YEAR In April, we will begin construction on new ADA bathrooms and showers. Our contractor estimates they will be complete sometime in July-early August. We are installing 4 new unisex ADA restrooms and 2 unisex ADA showers for your enjoyment. We will be working on our current two restrooms to update them as well.
Policies and Terms and Conditions of Service
Full payment for all reservations are required at the time of booking. Reservations taken only online and will not be taken by telephone or email. If a spot is available when you come without a reservation, you can reserve it at that time. Rates are below.
RV Rates: $45.00/night
RV Electric-only Rates: $35.00/night
Tent Camping Rates (Lakeside & Wooded): $25.00/night
Cancellations & Refunds
Due to the fact we often have waiting lists to get into our campground, please let us know as soon as possible that you will not be able to keep your reservation, even if no refund is available. This is a courtesy to others who want to enjoy our campground as well.
1. Cancellations 30 days or more prior to reservation: Approximate 4-5% fee (depending upon your credit processing charge).
2. Cancellations 14-30 days prior to reservation: 10% fee.
3. Cancellations 6-13 days prior to reservation: 50% refund.
4. Cancellations 0-5 days prior to reservation: No refund.
5. Firewood orders will be refunded with notice of cancellation prior to reservation. No refunds without prior notice of cancellation.
6. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for your cancellation and refund. Do not call.
7. No refunds for early departures.
Please pick up after your animals. Animal waste bags are available at the beach parking area, by the firewood sales, and at the playground. Waste must be placed in a proper garbage container. Animals must be on a leash or restrained with a fence, etc. They must also be kept quiet.
The beach dunes and the beach are NOT for ATVs. Motorized vehicles on the Beach are strictly prohibited and will incur a fine. Damage or destruction of roads and grounds from ATVs will result in eviction.
There is no life guard on duty. Swim at your own risk. Lake Superior can be cold and unpredictable. The Town of Clover assumes no responsibility for your safety. Help keep the beach clean. Pick up litter and put in garbage containers. If your animals are on the beach, be sure to pick up after them. Use boardwalks for beach access.
The operator shall require a minimum distance of 10 feet between camping units measured from the outside edge of one camping unit to the outside edge of another camping unit, excluding slide-outs.
Check in and Check out
Check in begins at noon. Check out time is 11:00 a.m.
In Case of Emergency:
Call: 911 (Be sure you are talking with the Bayfield County Dispatcher.
Tell them you are at the campground in Herbster, Wisconsin.)
Bayfield County Sheriff: 715-373-6300
MMC Hospital: 715-685-5500 (Ashland, WI)
St. Mary’s Hospital: 218-726-4400 (Duluth, MN)
St. Luke’s Hospital: 218-726-5555 (Duluth, MN)
RVs: Occupancy is limited to: 1 RV/Travel Trailer and 1 screened recreational tent. Additional parking is available in a designated area.The number of people your RV needs to be the same number you register.
Tents: Camping in designated areas only. No camping directly on the beach. One sleeping tent or two pup tents and a recreational tent on the Lakeside tents. Wooded tent sites can hold three pup tents and a recreational tent.
Electric-only: Camping in designated areas only. One screened recreational tent allowed plus your RV or sleeping tent.
"Individual campsite" means a campsite designated for use by 6 or fewer campers, unless the campers are members of an individual family. "Individual family" means the principal campsite occupant and persons related to that person as a spouse, child, parent, grandparent, sibling or grandchild, or the spouse's child, parent, grandparent, sibling or grandchild.
Sleeping in your vehicle on the road or in the parking lot is prohibited. Vehicles and campers must be parked in a site allowable (all sites exclusive of lakeside) and not in the parking lot or on the road.
Firewood is available for purchase at the campground. No firewood sales on site after 8:30 p.m. If you purchase firewood online and are arriving late, let the camp host know as he prepares it ahead of your arrival. Bringing in your own firewood as well as tree or brush cutting is not allowed. Fires must be built in fire rings only. Do not burn garbage, plastic, cans, glass, or other recyclable items. Watch children closely around fires. Watch the wind direction to ensure sparks are not getting on flammable materials and put the fire out if the wind changes and begins to cause concern. Do not remove hot material from fire. Please assure your fire is completely extinguished and cool, and clean your fire ring of non-burnable materials before checking out.
Parking on Bark Point Road is strictly prohibited. While unloading and loading camping gear, please park for less than 15 minutes and then move your vehicle to a designated parking area.
Drive slowly and obey the speed limit signs. Bark Point Road is a residential town road. Please use the crosswalks for your safety.
Basic quiet is expected throughout the day and evening. No amplifiers, boom boxes played loudly, etc. Quiet hours are from 10:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. We do enforce this. Violations may result in early expulsion without a refund. No generator use during quiet hours.
During stormy weather, the Herbster Historic Gymnasium at 86870 Lenawee Road is available for shelter. Please check a weather channel or a weather app for updates. WiFi is available at the gym.
Dumpsters are available free of charge to deposit your trash. The trash can by the double Porta-potties in the parking lot is to be used for Porta-potty trash ONLY.
Other Important Items
- Respect your fellow campers and the private property in the area.
- No discharging of firearms, BB guns, fireworks, or bows in campground.
- No washing of vehicles, ATVs or trailers.
- Dumping of gray or black water is prohibited. Dumping only in the dump station.
- All trash is to be deposited in the provided dumpsters.
We reserve the right to refuse service
or request a guest to leave.
There can be risks while camping. We suggest you are fully aware of the risks involved and you read the Wisconsin statutes §§ 895.52, 895.525, https://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/statutes/statutes/895/ii/519/1/am.
Herbster, Wisconsin is located on the South Shore of Lake Superior, only 50 miles from Duluth, MN. The world famous Apostle Islands and Lake Superior Sea Caves are just minutes away. If you enjoy camping on Lake Superior, try the Herbster Campground in the Town of Clover.
We hope you have a pleasant stay with us. It is our intention to have a clean, quiet park. Therefore our park policies are those which extend common courtesies to your neighbors.
Things to do:
- Restaurants are close by. Gas, groceries and ice are available in nearby towns.
- Great fishing in the Cranberry or Bark Rivers and the famous Brule River.
- If you have a boat, you can fish for Lake Trout and Salmon on Lake Superior. See Boat Launch below.
- Visit the famous Sea Caves, and The Apostle Islands National Lakeshore.
- Kayak, canoe and paddleboard rentals close by.
- Drive the Wisconsin Lake Superior Byway.
- Check out Frog Bay Tribal National Park.
- Explore the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest.
- Herbster roads (except Hwy. 13) are open to ATV's. Miles of designated trails and National Forest roads provide hours of fun accessible from the campground.
- Just relax and enjoy!
The Town of Clover Boat Launch is located just five minutes away on Bark Point Road. This 1st class launch gives access to Lake Superior for watercraft, large or small. $5.00 per day, or $35.00 per season. See menu tab on this website for more information on the Boat Launch.
Limited free Wi-Fi is provided at the campground. There is also Wi-Fi at the Herbster Historic Gymnasium.
We hope you have a pleasant stay with us!