Brown County Parks maintains and operates two campgrounds, Bay Shore Park and the Brown County Fairgrounds.
Bay Shore Campground
Bay Shore Park is located along the bay at 5637 Sturgeon Bay Rd, New Franken WI approximately 15 miles northeast of Green Bay on State Highway 57, and 30 minutes from Sturgeon Bay (Door Co). We have approximately 110 wooded campsites situated atop the Niagra Escarpment; 90 sites with water and electric hookups, 18 sites with no hookups and 2 group campsites (one with and one without hookups). All sites have asphalt pads, fire rings, and picnic tables. Bay Shore can accommodate travel trailers of all sizes. Amenities include shower facilities, a dump station, firewood, ice, laundry, boat launch, Jump Pillow (hours vary), playground, a set of concrete cornhole boards, and hiking & biking trails on the property. Free WIFI available near ship themed playground and park pavilion.
CAMPGROUND CLOSED OCTOBER 31, 2020 FOR THE SEASON. The last night to stay will be October 30th.
Winter Camping - new for 2020: A few sites will be available for first come, first serve winter camping. Beginning sometime in December, check back for details. No water will be available and only one vault style toilet will be open. Sites will not be shoveled, but access roads will be maintained for the winter.
- Firewood may only be brought in from Brown, Kewaunee and southern Door Counties.
- Firewood is sold in a vending maching for $10/two bundles, cash only.
- Quiet hours are 10:00 p.m. - 8:00 a.m. (No setup, no generators, no radios, or other loud voices or noises are allowed during this time).
- All even numbered sites are first-come, first-serve; and odd numbered sites reserved online only.
- Check out time is 3:00 p.m.
- Only one camping party per site. No more than 5 non-family members per site.
- No more than two vehicles allowed per site. One camper, one vehicle and one boat would be allowable at one site.
- Camping is allowed for no more than 21 consecutive days.
- Keep your campsite clean and make sure to remove all trash from campsite and firepit ring before departing.
Bay Shore Park campsites are available both at a first come, first serve basis and online reservations. All reservations must be made online two days in advance of your stay, as inperson or phone reservations are not allowed. Water and electric sites: $30/night.
Due to COVID -19 the following changes are in effect:
- Large shower room and flush toilets (located near site 67) are open from 9:00a.m. - 5:00p.m. Monday-Thursday and 9:00a.m. - 8:00p.m. Friday-Sunday through summer. Vault restrooms and dump station are open. The small shower building will remain closed this summer.
- Firewood will be available at the self-serve station.
- CDC guidelines for physical distancing and proper hygiene are required or the campground will be closed.
- The Jump Pillow is open, hours vary and the hours are posted near the Jump Pillow and at the campground kiosk.
Site Details (lengths & amps)
Brown County Fairgrounds
A great camping location for larger motorhomes and RVs looking to stay close to the city. The Fairgrounds is located at 1500 Fort Howard Avenue, off of Ashland Avenue in the City of De Pere. Camping is permitted on the midway during available dates. When special events are scheduled at the Fairgrounds, we will be unable to accept campers. Reservations are not accepted, campsites at the Brown County Fairgrounds are available at a first come, first serve basis only. The campground is open year round with water, restroom and shower rooms available until early November.
Amenities included shower facilities, a dump station and boat launch. Free WIFI available. Check out time is 3:00 pm. Pets are accepted in the campground only and must be on a leash at all times. No fire rings onsite.
A special event RV parking/camping rate of $60/day is in effect for any Lambeau Field event (games, concerts, etc). This fee is applied for the day before and the day of any special event.
CAMPGROUND WILL CLOSE OCTOBER 5, 2020 DUE TO CONSTRUCTION ON SITE.
Brown County Fairgrounds Availability Calendar