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Nelson Dewey State Park

Highway V V, Cassville, WI
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Million dollar view for $18 night

It gets buggy and humid here, this is the Mississippi River basin, but the View! The four walk-in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Perfect "layover" spot

We stayed at Nelson Dewey en route across country. It was easy to find and conveniently located. It... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Alicia K
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Highway V V, Cassville, WI
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It gets buggy and humid here, this is the Mississippi River basin, but the View! The four walk-in sites on the bluff have gorgeous views. Reserve early! The park is lightly used, bathrooms were cleaned well daily (if they're dirty it's fellow campers' fault). Even...More

Thank C K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at Nelson Dewey en route across country. It was easy to find and conveniently located. It was not crowded, and the sites are private. Everything is green and beautiful. There are some great nature trails overlooking the Mississippi River. You can take a...More

Thank Alicia K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We picnicked here and hike a bit. Very beautiful views of the Miss. River. Nice restored prairie - a state natural area - within the park.

Thank Delisa W
Reviewed 9 April 2017

If you are camping or just driving through southwestern Wisconsin, Nelson Dewey State Park is a great spot. Picnic, hike, bike, or camp. The views from the bluffs out over the river are grand. Be wary for snakes. There are timber rattlers known to be...More

1  Thank Andrew J
Reviewed 28 February 2017

This is a great park to take the family. Lots of good trails to hike, and very close to the Mississippi River. Chose the sites overlooking the river - you will not be disappointed!

Thank JaredJamesK
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

It got very foggy during our visit but what we could see was beautiful. Benches were in perfect locations just wish we would have brought a thermos of coffee to enjoy it a little bit more.

Thank mimi1971
Reviewed 8 September 2016

There are the most spectacular views from this park from the top of the bluff. Campsites along the way give the visitor a great place to relax and enjoy the outdoors, and all the sights, sounds and smell of the country.

Thank joycie444
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The trails are a little hard to find and short, but the views of the Mississippi River from the Mound Point Trail were worth the trip to this small, quiet [except for the trains] State Park. If you visit here, make sure to also visit...More

Thank lark77
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Very beautiful better views then Wyalusing,great pool nearby in town with waterslide.Great trails and very clean bathrooms. Nice quiet and very peaceful.Plenty of room between campsites!! Also has a very nice historical village nearby

Thank Rascal3_13
Reviewed 28 July 2016

We come here all the time and it never disappoints. The park is beautiful and bathrooms are clean. This was the first time I have camped through a thunderstorm and boy was that loud. The views are beautiful though and the hiking trails are clearly...More

1  Thank Elizabeth W
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19 August 2017|
Response from Alicia K | Reviewed this property |
We have a 21 ft camper and we had a nice site with electrical hook up!