Have you ever wanted to camp out in Milwaukee County Parks? Like, camp out overnight? Of course you have. Well, now your roughing-it dreams can come true—in Whitnall Park, at least.

Today, Milwaukee County Parks announced teo Family Camp Out events for the Franklin park: July 26-27, and August 9-10. Seventy-five camping spaces (and two ADA accessible spaces) will be available each night. Adults are $25 each, and kids are $15 each. Up to six people can share one 20 x 30 site. Oh, and it’s all right next to the Whitnall Beer Garden! (No outside alcohol beverages allowed, folks. Read the rest of the rules HERE.)

Add to that a community campfire, souvenir pint glasses, and beverage tickets for the beer garden, and you have the makings of memorable experience. And you can say you camped out in Milwaukee County Parks! Make your reservations HERE, and read the full press release below.

Milwaukee County Parks Adds Camp Out Opportunities This Summer

Greendale – A new Milwaukee County Parks event this month will give families the chance to spend a night camping in a park.

Family Camp Out nights, next to Whitnall Beer Garden, will be held on July 26, July 27, August 9, or August 10, and up to 75 camping spaces are available each night.

Abdullah Burks, manager of Whitnall Beer Garden, said “camping is not usually permitted in any Milwaukee County Park, so this is a rare opportunity for families to enjoy a night under the stars in Whitnall Park and it creates a new way to enjoy an evening at the beer garden.”

The Camp Out costs $25 for adults per night and $15 for children per night. Up to 6 people can share one site and each group will get a 20 x 30 space, souvenir pint glasses, and beverage tickets for the beer garden (includes soft drinks). Two ADA accessible camp sites will also be available.

Campers can bring a gas or charcoal grill and will have access to a community campfire for making s’mores or campfire stories. Camping will happen rain or shine and Milwaukee County Parks rangers will be on-site the entire night.

Camping spots can be reserved at http://bit.ly/whcamppark.

For more info and any questions, email catering@milwaukeecountywi.gov or call us at 414-257-5616.

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