Nelson Dewey State Park


Campground Type
State Park

12190 County Rd V V
Cassville, Wisconsin 53806

(608) 725-5374

Nelson Dewey State Park

Campground Details

Open: Open all year
Number of Sites: 45
Number of Sites with Electric: 16

Wisconsin's Nelson Dewey State Park, overlooking the Mississippi River, is a park with a fascinating past. It offers rich fare to visitors, whether they are interested in history or Mississippi River scenery.

Nelson Dewey State Park invites you to combine your interest in history with your enjoyment of the outdoors. Walk in the hidden valleys or view the Mississippi River from the bluff tops. Come to camp, picnic, and hike. Fishing is excellent. Boats may be rented in Cassville, or wet your line from the banks of the mighty Mississippi.

Nelson Dewey State Park has campsites for individuals and families and small and large groups. Groceries and other camping supplies and a laundromat are available in Cassville, about two miles from the park. The Cassville Lions Club sells firewood near the dump station in the family campground.

Family Campground

The family campground, with 45 individual wooded sites, is on a bluff top more than 300 feet above the Mississippi River. there is substantial brush growing between the sites. There are 16 sites with electrical hookups and four walk-in tent sites.

A stream flows down from the shelter in the group camp area.

Group Camp

A group camping area can accommodate up to 40 people on 3 separate sites for a total of 120 people. Each site has a large camping area, picnic tables, and a large fire ring. A shelter, toilets, and water are available in the group camp.


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