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The Playful Goose Campground

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  • Riverside site set over 165 acres
  • Herons, egrets, geese and eagles all spottable nearby
  • Pool, playgrounds, fishing and boat/canoe hire

The Playful Goose Campground is on the Rock River and has 165 acres for fun and relaxation.

The campground is also near the Horicon Marsh, where the famed sight of hundreds of thousands of Canada geese can be seen in the spring and the fall. The Rock River is also a great place to see rare herons and egrets, while a new family of eagles is growing up nearby: bring your camera to take a picture of these are they glide through the spectacular landscape.

Site facilities include a volleyball court, playgrounds, rowing boats and canoes for hire. There's also a furnished games room and guests can enjoy shuffleboard, horseshoes and fishing from the pier on the river. A large, well-maintained, indoor heated swimming pool is available for guests to use free of charge.

The site has large toilet blocks; showers are available near the main building. Reception has a small corner shop with LP fill service, RV parts and a soft drinks machine.

Campfires are encouraged; however, guests are kindly required to purchase wood on site so the site owners know what's being burnt.

Please note

Dogs are not allowed in the accommodation units.

Under 21s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

Depart: (2 nights)


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Leisure on site

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment


Fitness centre

Games room

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Play area

Take away


TV room


Amenities on site

Bath available

Disabled facilities

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access


Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area



Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Touring and motorhomes

Drainage hook-up points for tourers

Fully serviced pitches

Water hook-up points for tourers


Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year



Nearby leisure

Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Climbing nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Restaurant nearby

Tennis nearby

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Nearby farmers' market

Shop nearby


Large (51-200 pitches)


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  • 2001 South Main Street, Horicon, Wisconsin, USA, 53032
  • Timezone America/Chicago Central Daylight Time (GMT-05:00)   GPS 43.4336°N 88.6387°W


Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel using the Get directions button above.

Local attractions

The area is a birdwatching paradise, beginning years ago with the introduction of the pelican to the region, which later became large flocks. Geese, herons, egrets and eagles arrived soon afterwards. Horicon Marsh, Rock River and their inhabitants are must-sees when you visit the Playful Goose Campground.

The Horicon National Wildlife Refuge has a visitor centre with wildlife exhibits, a viewing deck, native plant gardens, and accessible hiking trail.

Must-dos also include:

- Horicon TurnPike auto tour and hiking trails: on State Highway 49, just east of the city of Waupun, with a paved driving route (three miles) and three hiking trails along with a floating boardwalk and bicycling and hiking access to the Wild Goose State Trail.

- Highway 49 Wildlife Viewing Area: on State Highway 49 just west of County Road Z, with a hiking trail (1/4 mile) with an observation area.

- Old Marsh Road: great for hiking and cycling to minimise disturbance to migratory birds.

- Bud Cook Hiking Area: off Point Rd, with two hiking trails and an observation area.

- Peachy Road, Ledge Road, and Main Dike Road are designated locations for fishing.


Permitted arrival/departure time

Camping and touring
Arrive:  9 a.m. –  8 p.m.
Depart:  Anytime

The Playful Goose Campground cancellation policy

Balance refunds: no penalties

If you need to cancel or amend your booking, please give as much notice as possible so that someone else has the chance to book. You may wish to buy holiday insurance for cancellations and for your property/injury whilst away.

Please note that your deposit is paid to and is non-refundable.


A 15% non-refundable deposit is payable now.

The remainder is payable on arrival.

Payment methods accepted on the park

American Express

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Terms and conditions

Please read the park terms and conditions below and the terms and conditions.

Admission is only permitted after registering at reception.
All guests spending the night at the park must present their ID at the reception desk and sign registration forms.

Arrivals and departures
Units will be allocated on arrival.

Dogs are not allowed in the accommodation units.
Dogs must be kept on leads and supervised at all times.

Bookings are nominative and non-transferable.
Radio, music and TV players must be kept at a low volume. Car doors and boots must be closed quietly.
The management reserves the right to deny access or terminate the stay of those guests whose behaviour is deemed unsuitable. No refunds will be offered.

You must follow the management directives when pitching your tent/unit and related equipment.

Only one car is to be parked by the pitch. Extra vehicles must be parked in the designated area.

Additional terms

Under 21s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.