Camping Rules

Below is a general overview of Devil’s Lake State Park camping rules.  Rules are subject to change should be reviewed when you arrive at the park.

  • Noise restrictions are enforced for the benefit of all visitors. No radios, boom boxes, or other noise producing device may be used in the campgrounds from 11pm to 6am. You may only use personal headsets during this time. Also no generators or air conditioners are allowed at any time.

  • By popular demand, campers who do not check in and occupy their reserved site before 3 p.m. the day after the scheduled arrival date will forfeit the site. Campers on first-come, first-served sites must occupy the site the first night and any consecutive nights for which they have registered.

  • The Park Closes at 11pm. After this time you must stay on your site.

  • A site may not be occupied by more than a “non-family group” of six persons or a “family” of parent(s) with their dependent children and not more than 2 guests.

  • You may not set up camp between 11pm and 6am.

  • No unregistered visitors are allowed on your site during closing hours.

  • Only two vehicles are allowed at each campsite at one time. Vehicles must be on the parking pad. Each campground does have an extra parking area.

  • Fires are allowed in rings only. Do not leave fire unattended.

  • You may not cut down wood from the park. Firewood from more than 50 miles away or from other states may not be brought into Wisconsin state parks and forests. If you bring it, it will be confiscated.

  • Do not pound nails into trees or cut any living plants.