Camping & Cabins

For some, camping means the friendly confines of an Airstream and all the conveniences that go with it. For others, it’s a tarp, a bedroll, and a compass. We’re not here to say who might be right, but whichever way you lean, know that the camping opportunities around La Crosse are second to none. Our state and county parks and privately-run campgrounds offer both primitive and full hook-up campsites as well as rustic and modern cabins, and opportunities abound for remote, deep-woods camping. Come explore the great outdoors in La Crosse.

5 Things to Know Before You Go: Mississippi Mayhem

By: Sara WaltersFascinated by hot rods, pinup girls, and vintage clothing? Or do you drive a classic motorcycle and look a little bit like The Fonz? You’ll fit right in at Mississippi Mayhem, a car show and retro-themed event held this year on September...

Marking 95 Years of Conserving the Upper Mississippi River

We at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are celebrating Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge, which was established 95 years ago this month. Bordered by steep wooded bluffs that rise 100 to 600 feet above the river valley, the...