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Recreational Equipment Checkout (Outdoor Recreation)

Looking to rent campers or camping equipment? Need a boat for the weekend? The Recreational Equipment Checkout has these items plus outdoor party canopies and sports equipment. Reservations of items is recommended.

Fishing & Boating Equipment
Daily Rates
All boat rentals require a Boating Safety Certificate. Call for details.
Mil/DoD Public
Bass Boat, 40 hp & Trailer ($200 deposit) $125 N/A
Flat Bottom Boat & Trailer (includes trolling motor) $35 $45
North Flowage or Lost Lake Boat (includes trolling motor) $35 $45
Pontoon ($200 deposit)  $250 N/A
Battery, 12v Deep Cycle $5 N/A
Canoe or Kayak $15 $25
Canoe or Kayak Trailer $15 $25
Daily Rates
Mil/DoD Public
A-Liner Camper $45 $55
19' Camper $65 $75
24' Camper with Slide-Out $75 $85
29' Camper with Slide-Out $85 $95
Pet Friendly Campers are available but require a $75 cleaning fee.
Sports Equipment
Daily Rates Mil/DoD  Public
Bicycle, Mountain with Helmet, 21 speed $15 $20
Fat Tire Bike $15 $20
Stand Up Paddle Board $15 $25
Fishing Poles $5 $10
Hourly & Free Rental Equipment
Hourly Rentals Mil/DoD  Public
18 Hole Mini Golf $5 $5
Pedal Kart $5 $5
Paddle Boat, Canoe or Kayak $5 $5
Stand Up Paddle Board $5 $5
Bike, Mountain or Fat Tire Bike $5 $5
Surrey Bike $15 $15
Water Trike $15 $15

The following items are free to check-out:

  • Bike Helmets
  • Bean Bag Toss
  • Ladder Golf
  • Washer Toss
  • Basketballs / Footballs / Volleyballs / Kickballs
  • Disc Golf
  • Shuffleboard
  • Horseshoes
  • Softball Kits
Party Equipment / Rentals
Daily Rates Mil/DoD Public

Pavilion Picnic Shelter (Mon - Fri) 
$20 $25
Pavilion Picnic Shelter (Sat - Sun) $40 $50
Super Cooker, Trailer Type (Gas)
$15 delivery fee on Post or South Post
$55 $65
Party Canopy - 8'x 8' $25 N/A
Party Canopy - 20' x 20' $60 N/A
Party Canopy - 20' x 30' $75 N/A
Chair, Metal Folding or Stackable $1 N/A
Table, 5 or 6 Ft $5 N/A
Rental rates for chairs and tables are for a 3 day rental. If you need longer than 3 days, please call for pricing.
Daily Rates Mil/DoD Public
Woodsplitter $30 N/A
Generator: 3500 Watt $30 $35
Cargo Trailer, Covered (5'6" x 6' x 10') $40 N/A
Open Trailer, 1200# Max (6' x 12') $25 N/A
Car Trailer $80 N/A
Snowmobile Trailer $35 N/A
Hay Wagon $50 N/A

The Recreational Equipment Checkout is co-located in the Pine View Campground office, near Fort McCoy between Sparta and Tomah on Hwy 21 with the entrance approximately 1.6 miles west of the Fort McCoy Main gate. Watch for the Pine View Campground/Whitetail Ridge Ski Area signs and follow them to the campground office.

Mailing Address: 1668 South J St, Fort McCoy, WI 54656
Physical Address: West J St, Fort McCoy, WI 54656


From the La Crosse Area:

1.  Take I90 East to WI Hwy 27 (Exit 25-Sparta/Melvina Exit, approximately 23 miles)

2.  Take a Left onto WI Hwy 27 (also known as Black River Street)

3.  Take a Right on Montgomery Street (3rd set lights from Interstate, approximately 2.5 miles)

4.  Go straight through the first stop sign

5.  Take a Left at the second Stop Sign (Hwy 21)

6.  Continue straight on WI Hwy 21 for approximately 7 miles

7.  Take a Left by the Pine View Campground/Whitetail Ridge Ski Area sign and follow the signs to the campground.


From Madison/Tomah Area:

1.  Take I94 to Tomah (exit 143 Tomah/Fort McCoy)

2.  Take a Left onto WI Hwy 21 (west) 

3.  Go straight through 2 sets of stop lights (you will pass Subway and at the second set of lights a Super Wal-Mart)

4.  Continue straight on WI Hwy 21 for approximately 9 miles

5.  Take a Right by the Pine View Campground/Whitetail Ridge Ski Area sign and follow the signs to the campground.

If you have any problems finding Pine View Campground, please call 608-388-3517.


Rental Policy

Thank you for choosing Pine View Equipment Check-Out for your equipment rental.  In order to ensure that our customers have a positive experience please read and adhere to our rental policies. 

RESERVATION POLICY:  All reservations must be paid in full at the time of reservation. Rental customers must be 18 years of age and must present a valid ID at time of checkout for to rent any equipment.  Reservations are non-transferrable and must be reserved by the individual that will be using the equipment.

CHECKOUT/CHECK-IN POLICY:  Rental equipment can be picked up during office hours (or by prior arrangement) and must be returned by 11 AM on the return date, unless specified as a 24hr (daily) rental.  Late check-ins will result deposit being deducted $25.00 beginning of each hour that the equipment is late.  These fees will continue to accumulate unless prior arrangement is made or Pine View is contacted before the scheduled return time to request an exception to policy.  Such exceptions will only be granted on a case by case basis.

CHECKOUT PROCEDURES:  Pine View Maintenance Staff will guide customers through these processes.  Customers must report to the office before entering the Equipment Yard for pickup or return of equipment.  The rental item will be inspected before checkout and an inspection form will be signed by the customer and Maintenance Staff to confirm the status of the rental, reporting any current damages.  The same form will be signed to verify cleanliness and report any damages upon return.  This form is then brought to the front desk staff to assess any warranted fees and/or return of the deposit.

TRASH REMOVAL/CLEANING: Customers are responsible for removing trash from the rental when leaving.  Rental must be clean prior to return and failure to do so will result in cleaning fees being assessed and customer losing partial or full deposit.

EARLY RETURN: Refunds for early return of equipment or rentals will not be authorized.

EQUIPMENT OFF POST: Eligibility to use items off post is limited to active duty military, retired military (and their immediate Family members), U.S. DoD employees, retired DoD employees, and DoD contractors working full-time at Fort McCoy. Must present a Military ID or CAC at checkout.

INSURANCE: Customers are required to obtain adequate insurance from their Insurance Company ensuring coverage for damage and liability that may occur.  This includes, but is not limited to, watercraft and towing coverage.  In cases where your insurance does not offer coverage, you will be held responsible for any additional charges due to damages incurred.  Customer’s initials confirms adequate insurance coverage.

DEPOSITS: Equipment rentals from Pine View require a refundable deposit of up to $150. This includes, but is not limited to, watercraft, campers and other designated equipment.  Deposits are due at the time of check in and can only be made with a valid credit card or debit card (Visa, MasterCard, or Discover).  CASH WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED FOR THE DEPOSIT. Failure to provide the required deposit will result in cancellation of the reservation and no refunds will be issued. Deposits will be returned after the rental has been assessed for damages and cleanliness.

DAMAGES: Customers are responsible for all damages to equipment while in their possession. Customer is expected to return the equipment in the same condition it was received. Deposits do not prohibit Pine View Campground from charging additional maintenance or cleaning fees if they are warranted.  The deposit will be refunded back to the same credit/debit card at the time of check-in or after equipment is cleared from inspection. Please plan an approximate hour for the check-in and checkout process.

CANCELLATION POLICY: All transactions are considered final.  Cancellations must be made 8 days before the reservation and a full refund will be issued.  

FIREARMS REGULATIONS: Pine View campground is part of the federal installation of Fort McCoy and subject to its regulations.  Any firearm that is brought onto Pine View campground must be registered with the Fort McCoy Police, regardless of intended use.  Discharging of firearms, bows, paintball guns, or fireworks is not permitted.  Customers initials are required verifying that no unregistered firearms are in their possession or that all firearms are registered through

BOAT SAFETY CERTIFICATION: Boaters Safety Certification is required for all boat rentals that have motors.  Customer’s initials verify that that they have a current Boaters Safety Certification.

WOODSPLITTER: Equipment must be returned full of gas and cleaned. 

All regulations and prices are subject to change without prior notice.  Please contact main office with any questions.


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