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The Best Camping in Dubuque

Looking for the best camping in Dubuque? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Dubuque. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top camping spots in and near Dubuque

  • Maquoketa, Iowa

    Explore the Maquoketa Caves

    4.5
    From the Maquoketa Caves State Park office, near the parking area, hike north for access to 8 of the 16 caves in the park. These caves include Wide Mouth Cave, Dug Out Cave, Twin Arch Cave, Hernando's Hideaway, Up-N-Down Cave, Widow Cave, Match Cave, and Upper Dancehall Cave. Other attractions in...
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  • Apple River, Illinois

    River Route Nature Trail

    1.1 mi / 269 ft gain
    River Route Nature Trail is a mile loop trail that is moderately difficult located near Apple River, Illinois.
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  • Bagley, Wisconsin

    Sand Cave Trail

    2.06 mi / 328 ft gain
    Sand Cave Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Bagley, Wisconsin.
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  • Bagley, Wisconsin

    Sentinel Ridge Trail

    3.13 mi / 659 ft gain
    Sentinel Ridge Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Bagley, Wisconsin.
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  • McGregor, Iowa

    Hike Weeping Rock And Hickory Ridge Loop Trail

    3.9 mi / 423 ft gain
    Weeping Rock and Hickory Ridge Loop Trail is a 3.9 mile loop hike that takes you by a waterfall located near McGregor, Iowa.
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  • McGregor, Iowa

    Hike Bridal Veil Trail

    0.9 mi / 167 ft gain
    Bridal Veil Trail is a 0.9 mile out and back hike that takes you by a waterfall located near McGregor, Iowa.
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  • Dodgeville, Wisconsin

    Camp at Governor Dodge State Park

    4.8
    You can make campground reservations ahead of time or drive into the park to talk to a ranger, and reserve a hike-in campsite for the a night.Once you're all set up, you can hike to the beach of Cox Hollow Lake to hang out, go for a swim, or snap a few sunset photos.There are beaches on both Cox...
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  • Dundee, Iowa

    Hike Backbone State Park Trail Loop

    1 mi / 118 ft gain
    Backbone State Park Trail Loop is a 1 mile loop hike that takes you by a river located near Dundee, Iowa.
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  • Dundee, Iowa

    Hike West Lake And East Lake Trail Loop

    6.3 mi / 626 ft gain
    West Lake and East Lake Trail Loop is a 6.3 mile loop hike that takes you by a lake located near Dundee, Iowa.
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