Summer activities at Pine View
begin with Memorial Day weekend
|Fort McCoy’s Pine View Campground summer season
activities will begin May 25-26 Memorial Day weekend, with the opening
of Squaw Lake beach and swimming and the Camp Store.
Many seasonal activities are scheduled through the Labor Day weekend
Guests can participate in many water activities, including non-motorized
boating (canoe and paddle boats) and fishing. Fees apply. Use of the
swimming area and beach is free.
Games available for rent include volleyball, horseshoes and miniature
Weekend activities include:
May 25-26 – Sponge Bob Festival;
June 1-2 – Wacky Wheels (bring bikes and a wacky costume);
June 8-9 – Camping Challenge;
June 15-16 – Wet & Wild;
June 22-23 – Mardi Gras;
June 29-30 – Outdoor Adventure;
July 6-7 – Forever Free (bring decorations for sites);
July 13-14 – Family Fun Day;
July 20-21 – ’50s Flash Back (car show, costume contest);
July 27-28 – Boredom Busters;
Aug. 9-10 – Splish Splash Beach Bash;
Aug. 17-18 – Haunted Trails (costumes, decorations for site,
candy for trick or treating, apples for caramel);
Aug. 24-25 – Mexican Fiesta (Mexican-themed pot luck);
Aug. 31-Sept. 1– Sports Kids (wear your favorite team apparel).
All weekend events are open to the general public.
Lodging accommodations are available year-round at Pine View. Cabins,
recreational trailers, tents, yurts, etc., can be rented. Rental sites
also are available for campers or tents. Reservations are required.
Several specials will be available for the season. Military-eligible
patrons can rent a 29-foot onsite camper for seven consecutive days for
$250. Patrons who rent camp sites for Friday and Saturday nights will
get Sunday night free or who reserve four consecutive nights
(Sunday-Thursday) will get the fifth night free. All specials must be
reserved by calling Pine View Campground at 608-388-3517/2619 or
A designated number of camping sites are reserved for weekends for
active-duty military patrons who cannot make reservations due to mission
requirements. Any of these sites not reserved by Friday are offered to
Event or rental information and prices are available on the Fort McCoy
Morale, Welfare and Recreation website at
www.mccoymwr.com or by calling the
Pine View Campground.