Friends of Harrington Beach

2019 camping season at Harrington Beach is right around the corner.  First come-first camp starts May 1.  Reserved camping starts May 10th weekend. A new reservation system is in place.   Reservations are available 11 months in advance.  Reserve NOW!

Family campground

Harrington Beach State Park has a 69-unit family campground including five walk-to sites, a group campsite, an accessible cabin and a kayak site. 31 sites have 50 amp electrical hookups (no per site water and sewer hook-ups), 33 non-electrical sites and five walk-to sites.  Five of our non-electric sites in the 200 loop are first-come, first-serve non-reservable sites.  For more information on the non-reservable sites, call the park office at 262-285-3015.  Each campsite has a campfire ring and a picnic table. 

The campground is open from the first Wednesday in May into October. During the warm weather season, showers, flush toilet and family shower rooms are available in the family campground. A trailer dump station and a fresh water fill-up station are available near the entrance to the campgrounds.

Group campsite

The group campsite is a non-electric, reservable site for up to 30 visitors. The campsite has two campfire rings and five picnic tables. The site is a tent-only site, but one wheeled camping unit can set up in the parking lot. The parking lot has a capacity to hold 14 vehicles. Pets are allowed.

Kayak campsite

The kayak site is a non-electric non-reservable site for up to six visitors. The campsite has a campfire ring and a picnic table. The site is a tent-only site and is solely intended for visitors that are kayaking along Lake Michigan. This is a kayak site and not for power boats. Kayaks need to be moved from the beach when not in use.  GPS coordinates are N 43o 29.412'  W 087o 47.582'.

Parking is available north of Harrington Beach at Kohler-Andrae State Park. Please inform the park staff that you are kayaking to Harrington Beach and when you will return. A park admission sticker is required. Parking is available south of the park at the marina in Port Washington. The marina daily fee is $2.50 per day.


Firewood notice: Due to the potential of carrying harmful tree pests and diseases, firewood from out of state or from more than 10 miles away is not allowed on Wisconsin State Park or Forest properties. Also, firewood that has been in the Wisconsin emerald ash borer quarantined area is not allowed on properties outside of the quarantined area. Please buy firewood at or near the park or forest where you are going. Call the DNR toll-free Firewood Hotline, 1-877-303-WOOD (1-877-303-9663) for information before packing for a trip. For more information, see firewood facts, rules and advice or ask the park or forest office.

Shuttle Service

Our free shuttle service runs from Memorial Day through Labor Day on Saturday, Sunday and holidays from 11:30am to 7:00pm.  The shuttle runs approximately every 30 minutes making a circular route with stops at the campground, Puckett's Pond, Welcome Center, North and South Picnic areas and the Quarry.  Our driver offers a history of the various sites and services in Harrington Beach.  No pets allowed on the shuttle, please.

Concession Stand  

In 2018, we are hopeful to open the concession stand.  The nearest location to buy beverages/food is at the convenience stores adjacent to the Mobile and BP in Belgium, west of the park.