Tipis and wall tents

Tipis at Upper Sioux Agency State Park


A bit of history, tradition, and adventure...camp out in a tipi or wall tent for a taste of all three!

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$35 per night.

Available late May to late October.

Closed off-season.

Tipis are 18 feet in diameter with a cedar deck inside. Capacity of six people.

Located at Blue Mounds State Park and Upper Sioux Agency State Park.

Wall tents

$40 per night.

Available mid-April to late October.

Closed off-season. 

Wall tent dimensions are 10 by 12 feet. Capacity of six people, but it is very tight for six cots.

Located at Afton State Park and Myre-Big Island State Park.



Bathrooms: Water and toilet facilities are available.

Check-in: 4 p.m. (sites may be available earlier)
Your site must be occupied by 11 a.m. the second day of your reservation or it may be canceled

Check-out: 4 p.m.

Cooking: Campfires, candles, or other open flames are not allowed inside tipis or wall tents. Picnic tables and fire rings with grills for cooking are provided outside.

Air mattresses: There are no nearby outlets. If you bring an air mattress, you'll need a battery operated or hand pump.

Bugs: Bring mosquito netting to use inside -- tipis and wall tents are not sealed the way modern tents are. 

Firewood: Can be purchased at the park office. Only approved firewood is allowed.

Pets: All pets must be kept on a leash of not more than six feet and personally attended at all times. Pets are not allowed inside tipis, wall tents, or other buildings, lodging facilities, or beach areas, and may not be left unattended outdoors or in vehicles.

Quiet hours: From 10 p.m. to 8 a.m.

Sleeping structures: Parks may allow additional sleeping shelters on site. Contact the park for approval prior to arrival. 

Call 866-857-2757

October - March
8 a.m. - 6 p.m., Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 2 p.m., Saturday and Sunday
April - September
8 a.m. - 8 p.m., Daily

Call center is closed holidays.
Reservations policy and FAQ

Make a reservation

Online reservations can be made up to 120 days in advance, 24 hours a day, except for the first day a reservation becomes available. On that first day, reservations cannot be made online before 8 a.m.

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A non-refundable reservation fee ($10.00 for call center/$7.00 for web) is charged for each advance reservation. There is no reservation fee for same-day campsite reservations. The reservation fee (if applicable) and camping fees for the entire length of stay must be paid when the reservation is made.