4th Pumping Plant Recreation Area

The 4th Pumping Plant Recreation Area north of Burlington is a popular destination for picnickers, RVers, tent campers, and boaters. The park is located along the Mississippi River and offers a total of 46 camp-sites. Of these campsites, 22 have electricity.


From DMC Highway 99, 17 miles north of Burlington, turn east on Pumping Station Rd. The road ends at the campground, four miles east of the highway. Google Map.


Located along the Mississippi River at the far north end of the county, the 4th Pumping Station Campground offers the following amenities:

  • 22 electric campsites
  • 24 primitive campsites
  • Central water supply
  • Central RV dump station
  • Picnic shelter
  • Boat ramp with dock and fish cleaning station
  • RestroomsPlayground
  • Fire rings
  • Firewood available for purchase

Camping Rates:

  • Electric sites: $20 per night
  • Non-electric sites: $10 per night
  • All spots are on a walk up basis

Operating Hours & Seasons

Park hours: 6:00 am – 10:30 pm
Camping Check-In: After 3 pm on your arrival day
Camping Check-Out: Before 3 pm on your departure day