Firewood Notice: As of June 1, 2014, firewood is not allowed on Wisconsin State Park, Trail or Forest properties from more than 10 miles away from the destination campground.
In addition, firewood that has been in an EAB quarantined area is not allowed on properties outside of the quarantined area. Please buy firewood nearby or at the property you are going to. Call the DNR toll-free Firewood Information Line 1-877-303-WOOD (9663) for information before packing for a trip.
SPECIAL ALERT: Hwy 28 in Kewaskum is closed to all through-traffic until fall. Campers coming to the forest from the south via Hwy 45 should follow the Hwy 67 detour, seven miles north of Kewaskum. Please contact the campground if you have any questions or need further direction.
Attention: Please check with the Park for availability in the late fall/winter/spring.

Kettle Moraine North Horse Backpack Group Camp, WI

Kettle Moraine Northern Unit Kettle Moraine S.F.- Northern Unit Web Site provides the opportunity for a variety of outdoor recreational activities. New Prospect Horseriders Campground Kettle Moraine S.F.- Northern Unit's New Prospect Horseriders Campground Web Site has...
Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Wed Sep 02 2015   Later Dates

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Alerts and Important Information
Backpackers have year-round access to water throughout the forest at several frost-free wells located along the Ice Age Trail. Call park for more information.


First-come, first-served camping at unoccupied shelters is allowed by registering at any park office.

Vehicle admission stickers are required.Click here for cost of the sticker.


If you are interested in seeing the mileage along the Ice Age Trail and between shelters click here.

Backpack Shelters 1-5 available year round (reservable)
Backpack Shelter 6 available April 1-Nov 30, 2014 (reservable)
New Prospect Horse Campsites available May 2-Oct 25, 2014 (reservable)
Greenbush Group Campsites available May 2-Nov 22, 2014 (reservations mandatory)
There are no showers, flush toilet, or dump station facilities at any of these campgrounds.
Drinking water is available when the campgrounds/campsites are open.
These facilities are weather dependent and dates can change. Check with the property if you have questions.



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Greenbush GROUP TENTS NONELEC 40
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Footnotes: (applicable only where specifically marked above)
** Arrival dates less than 48 hours in advance may be available by walking in at the campground. You must occupy the site.
*** Some sites may be available only from the campground on a first-come-first-served basis.
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Overview

Description

Kettle Moraine Northern Unit Kettle Moraine S.F.- Northern Unit Web Site provides the opportunity for a variety of outdoor recreational activities.

New Prospect Horseriders Campground Kettle Moraine S.F.- Northern Unit's New Prospect Horseriders Campground Web Site has 22 family and 3 group sites that campers with horses can enjoy. Campers must be accompanied by a horse to stay at this campground. The group sites can accommodate up to 20 campers. It is centrally located on the 33-mile bridle trail that winds the length of the state forest. Amenities include a covered horse stable with 24 10' x 10' box stalls, a picnic shelter, drinking water, and vault toilets. Also provided is an open-air picnic shelter. Family and group site includes 2 tether poles, fire ring with a partial grate, and a picnic table. A limited number of sites have a metal 10' x 10' pipe corral. Firewood is available for sale from the Camp Host, or at the Mauthe Lake Recreation Area whenever the entrance station is open. Campers and trail users can self-register for vehicle admission stickers and trail passes at the campground's self-registration station. New Prospect Horse riders` Campground is traditionally open from late-April through October.

Greenbush Group Campground Kettle Moraine S.F.- Northern Unit's Greenbush Group Campground Web Site offers a unique tent camping opportunity for large groups up to 40 persons. Vehicles and trailers are restricted to the parking lot at each site. Extra vehicles and trailers are to park in the main parking lots located at the entrance to the campground. Each site includes one fire ring with a partial cooking grate,and four picnic tables. Amenities are rustic and include a hand pump for drinking water and vault type toilets. Greenbush Group Campground does not have shower facilities nor is it located on a lake. Sites are located near the Greenbush Trails where campers can enjoy hiking or off-road mountain biking. An enclosed picnic shelter is also available for reservations (contact Forest Headquarters, 262-626-2116). Campers can self-register for vehicle admission stickers and trail passes at the Self-Registration Pay Station located at main entrance.

Northern Unit Backpack Shelter Campsites Kettle Moraine S.F.- Northern Unit's Northern Unit Backpack Shelter Campsites Web Site are for those that prefer more remote camping and welcome the challenge of hiking to a campsite. Five of the shelters are located along the linear Ice Age Scenic Trail and a sixth is in the midst of the Zillmer Trail System. You must camp at a designated shelter campsite. Each shelter site includes a 4-sided structure with sleeping benches, fire ring with a partial cooking grate, and a vault toilet. Drinking water can be found within a one mile walk of each shelter. Backpack shelter campsites are not accessible by vehicle. All equipment must be packed to the site and all refuse packed out. Most trail shelter parking areas are within a half mile of the site. Occupancy is limited to 10 persons per site and is limited to 1 night. (Another site may be reserved for the 2nd night at a 2nd location or 3rd night at a 3rd location.) Only one camping party is allowed per site, per night. Important! Reservations for the backpack shelter campsites cannot be made on the web, please use the Call Center at 1-800-372-3607 to make reservations.

Booking Window
Sat Oct 04 2014 - Wed Sep 02 2015

Reservations must be made 2 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 11 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Reservation Wed Jan 01 2014 Wed Dec 31 2014
Walk In Fri Apr 03 2015 Thu Apr 30 2015
Reservation Fri May 01 2015 Sat Oct 24 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Bike Trails
  • Drinking Water
  • Hiking Trails
  • Parking
  • Picnic Areas
  • Pit Toilet
  • Self Registration Pay Station - bridle trail passes and vehicle admission required
  • Stables 24 first-come first-served box stalls 10'x10'
  • Toilet, Pit/Vault
  • trash and recycling dumpsters
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Fees and Cancellation Policies

Fees and Cancellation

Fee Information
Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A non-refundable $10 on-line reservation fee will be charged for each reservation.

Payment Methods Accepted On-line:
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Cancellation Policy
A non-refundable fee of $5.00 will be charged for any reservation cancellation. An additional late cancellation fee may apply to cancellations less than 48 hours prior to the scheduled arrival date, depending on your reservation.

Please read the Fee and Cancellation Policy for more information


Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Reservation Season
Jan 01 2014 -
Dec 31 2014
HORSE GROUP CAMPING $0.00-$40.00
HORSE ELEC $12.00-$14.00
GROUP TENTS NONELEC $10.00-$40.00
Walk In Season
Apr 03 2015 -
Apr 30 2015
HORSE GROUP CAMPING $40.00
HORSE ELEC $12.00-$14.00
GROUP TENTS NONELEC $10.00-$40.00
Reservation Season
May 01 2015 -
Oct 24 2015
HORSE GROUP CAMPING $40.00
HORSE ELEC $12.00-$14.00
GROUP TENTS NONELEC $10.00-$40.00

*Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
**Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
Getting There
For directions to Greenbush Group Campground, New Prospect Horseriders' Camp, or Backpack Shelters see our web-page for more information. Click Here

Greenbush Group Camp can be reached off State Highway 23 on the west side of Plymouth. From State Highway 57, take State Highway 23 six miles west to County Road A. Go south on County Road A to County Road T. Continue south on County Road T until Kettle Moraine Drive. Turn left onto Kettle Moraine Drive and continue south to the Greenbush Area located on the right side of the road.

The New Prospect Horseriders' Camp can be reached off of State Highway 45 just a few miles north of Kewaskum. From State Highway 45, take State Highway 67 north to County Road SS. Turn right (south) on County Road SS and proceed east through the Village of New Prospect. The entrance road to Horseriders` Camp is on the south side of County Road SS just before as you leave New Prospect.

Backpack Shelters are spread throughout the 30,000 acres of the Forest. If you need directions to a shelter parking lot, we recommend that you begin your trip at the Henry H. Ruess Ice Age Visitor Center, which is open 7-days-a-week (May through October) or call (920) 533-8322.

Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Kettle Moraine North Horse Backpack Group Camp
N1765 HWY G,
CAMPBELLSPORT  WI  53010

Phone Number:

Project Office: (262)626-2116
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