HERBSTER, WISCONSIN CAMPGROUND

87300 Bark Point Road
Herbster, WI 54844

Motorhome/RV camping in Herbster, Wisconsin

2022 SEASON
MAY 12 - OCTOBER 18

(DEPENDING ON FREEZING TEMPERATURES)
RESERVATIONS ARE NOW OPEN

 

PLEASE RESERVE YOUR SITES WITH THE

SAME NAME YOU USE ON YOUR BILLING

 

 

The campground is an all reservation
system beginning this season.

You can make reservations
by clicking on the type of site you want.

 

 

Camp Hosts are Dale & Vicki Busick

715-774-3790

camphost@herbsterwisconsin.com

 

Reservation Questions & Cancellations, email:

campgrounds@herbsterwisconsin.com

 

(Please do not call the town office or town garage)

Click here if you wish to give a donation to our

Campground Improvement Fund.

 

 

RESERVATIONS AND FACILITY INFO


RV SITES 1-18 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 1-12 can accommodate up to a 45 ft. RVs; Sites 13-14 can accommodate up to 20 ft. RVs; Sites 15-16 can accommodate up to 30 ft. RVs and Sites 17-18 can accommodate up to 30 ft. RVs. . Sites 1-6 are pull-through sites, Sites 7-18 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 15-20 (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 portable restroom is located in this area. A Dump Station is available for our RV guests at no extra charge as you come into the campground.

LAKESIDE TENT SITES 1-12 Each site has a picnic table and fire ring and a view of the lake. There are two portable restrooms in the parking lot between Sites 3 and 4.

WOODED TENT SITES 21-29 are open for reservations. 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.

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.

 

Policies and Terms and Conditions of Service

Rates

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 and the applicable rates are below.

RV Rates: $42.50/night, or $40.00/night if paid by cash or check at the campground.

RV Electric-only Rates (25 ft. or smaller): $32.00/night, or $30.00/night if paid by cash or check at the campground.

Tent Camping Rates (Lakeside & Wooded): $21.50/night, or $20.00/night if paid by cash or check at the campground.

 

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 up to 30 days before reservation: Approximate 4-5% fee (credit processing charge).

2. Cancellations 30-14 days before reservation: $20.00 fee.

3. Cancellations 13-8 days before reservation: 50% refund. 

4. Cancellations 7-0 days before reservation: No refund.

5. Firewood orders will be refunded with prior notice of cancellation.

6. Email campgrounds@herbsterwisconsin.com for your cancellation and refund. Do not call.

 Animals

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.

ATVs

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.

Beach

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. Use boardwalks for beach access.

Camping Units

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)

Occupancy

RVs: Occupancy is limited to: 1 RV/Travel Trailer and 1 screened recreational tent. Additional parking is available in a designated area.

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.

Outdoor Fires

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 and he will have it at your site when you arrive. Bringing in your own firewood as well as tree or brush cutting is not allowed. Fires must be built in fire rings only. Please assure your fire is completely extinguished and clean your fire ring of non-burnable materials before checking out.

 Parking

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.

 Pedestrian Safety

Drive slowly and obey the speed limit signs. Bark Point Road is a residential town road. Please use the crosswalks for your safety.

Quiet Hours

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.

Stormy Weather

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.

Trash

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

  1. Respect your fellow campers and the private property in the area.
  2. No discharging of firearms, BB guns, fireworks, or bows in campground.
  3. No washing of vehicles, ATVs or trailers.
  4. Dumping of gray or black water is prohibited. Dumping only in the dump station.
  5. 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.

Campground Map
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New shower building at the Herbster Campgrounds
Shower building at the Herbster Campgrounds

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!

 

Boat Launch

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!

 

Don't feed the bears. They're cute to watch but can be a nuisance.

(Video courtesy of Roger Peck)