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Merrick State Park

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Very nice stay

We just bought our first camper this summer and returned from our inaugural trip. Upon reading the... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
Rachael P
Cannon Falls, Minnesota
Some really good waterfront sites!

This state park has some great waterfront sites that are spacious enough that you don't feel... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2017
Madison, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

Unfortunately the septic system overflowed the first night, therefore causing the bathrooms and showers to be closed for about a day and a half. Had to use pit toilets. Only one restroom with flush toilets and showers for the whole park. They need to update...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 11 June 2018

We just bought our first camper this summer and returned from our inaugural trip. Upon reading the reviews of this campground, we were initially nervous about our stay. However, our family (me, my husband, 7 year old and 5 year old) enjoyed a wonderful surprise.j...More

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank Rachael P
Reviewed 8 April 2018

My husband and I were hosts there for two years. This is an excellent park. We enjoyed meeting all the people that came in as campers. Chris is an outstanding ranger and manager. Very clean park well kept park. Fishing is excellent. Fish off shore...More

Date of experience: May 2017
3  Thank bettylcarn
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

My family, which includes my wife and 2 kids under 5, went with my in laws. That included a couple of aunts and uncles with their young children, too. We camped on the South Island. Positives: 1. The campground my father-in-law reserves was pretty spacious,...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Xeng V
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We have a 9 and 6 year old boy and a 1.5 year old baby girl. We went camping here with my sisters family, they also have young kids. We pulled out travel trailer and my sister has a pop up camper. We stayed in...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Stephanie H
Reviewed 17 July 2017

This state park has some great waterfront sites that are spacious enough that you don't feel stacked on top of your neighbors (Sites in the high 60s). We were able to plop our kayaks in and go right from our site. BUT if you are...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank T I
Reviewed 20 June 2016

I actually live in a sub-division of Merrick park and don't spend anywhere near enough time enjoying it. Very clean, 2 great camp sites, good fishing, bbq's everywhere and trails to walk. Easy access to the river for boats....what more could you want...oh and bald...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Craig A
Reviewed 31 May 2016

This is avery nice park along the Mississippi back waters. The fishing can be excellent and the campground is rarely filled. The park staff are very friendly and the friends group does a lot for the park including ice and firewood sales and canoe and...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank snayte
Reviewed 5 January 2016

We only did a quick over-nighter so we didn't do any exploring. We were in the South Campground. The sites are small, and there is no privacy at all, but they were right on the water with a lovely view. The Ranger was friendly and...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Happy2Camp2012
Reviewed 14 October 2015

This park is made for boaters. There are many spots for boaters to park their vehicles and put their boats in the water. The views from the rivers are amazing as the hills of the Coulee region surround the park. There are also canoes to...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank Amy S
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Laly T
14 June 2018|
Response from bettylcarn | Reviewed this property |
I would imagine the skeeters would be awful. I din not spend a lot of time there these last few days. The trains are running but not as bad as usual. We have just spent the last five days here getting ready to take off on a... More