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Waters Edge Motel, Marina & Campground

Located on the picturesque backwaters of the Mississippi River; our motel, cabins, camping, vacation home, and marina offer many different options to enjoy the river. We are in Stoddard, Wisconsin; just 7 miles south of La Crosse.

When arriving in the area you have a perfect view of the Mississippi River-flanked by the Driftless Region's bluffs. Here you can enjoy fishing, hunting, nature or just sit back to watch a spectacular sunset.


Come fishing at Waters Edge! We have live bait and tackle at Waters Edge. Fishing the Mississippi River for elusive walleyes, tasty panfish or monster catfish is often the priority for our visitors.

Other Things to Do

There are many other opportunities to enjoy and experience our scenic area and you will not have to look far for something to do. Many activities are found right at Waters Edge and others nearby. Although dependent on weather and season, the list of things to do in Vernon County seems almost endless.

Cleaning Fish Campsite Stringer of fish Cabins Marina Store

It's Easy To Book ONLINE!
Or call us for reservations: 608-457-2126

Our office hours are from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm daily.

Amenities include the use of; boat launch, marina, grills, shelter, fish cleaning, and freezer for fish & game.

For great food and cocktails only 3 blocks away to visit Rocky's Restaurant. The Thirsty Turtle is the local pub, check out their menu!



Our 8 unit motel has 6 rooms with kitchenettes; a burner, toaster, pizza ovens, microwaves, refrigerator, dishes, utensils and coffee makers.

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Riverside Cabins

Riverside Cabins

Our newly remodeled riverside cabins have a full size refrigerator & stove with oven, air conditioning, microwaves, coffee makers & toasters.

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Lakeside Cabins

Lakeside Cabins

Located only 5 blocks from the Mississippi River, you will find a peaceful setting with a lakeview and back drop of the majestic bluffs.

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Lake House

Lake House

You will absolutely love our 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath beautiful home, overlooking our private lake, with the drift-less region bluffs in the background.

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Vacation Home

Vacation Home

Enjoy your dinner with a view of the sun setting on the Mississippi River from the vacation home sunroom. A great place to relax and enjoy nature.

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The marina has water and electric on the docks and we can accommodate many sizes of boats. We also have our own boat launch for you to use.

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Enjoy a Mississippi River getaway at the Waters Edge Campground. Our camground has 30 amp service. Check in & out time is 2 pm.

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Things to Do

  • Fishing
  • Hunting
  • Biking
  • Boating
  • Swimming
  • Bird watching
  • Water/Snow skiing
  • Historical tours
  • Concerts in the park
  • Apple orchards
  • Golfing
  • Bluff climbing
  • Hiking
  • Beaches
  • Barge viewing
  • Lock and dams
  • View eagle nests
  • Winery Tours-Branches, Vernon Vineyard, Sugar Creek, Madigan
  • Local Foods, sausage, cheese, honey, grapes
  • Corn mazes
  • Snowmobiling
  • Ice fishing
  • Canoeing / Rowboating / Paddleboarding / Kayaking
  • Visit Amish Country
  • Local festivals
  • Fishing barges-Clements
  • Theatre
  • Picnicking
  • Geocaching
  • Symphony
  • Indian Effigy Mounds
  • Artisan specialty shopping
  • Flea markets
  • Miniature golfing
  • County fairs
  • Farmers markets
  • Caves-Niagra Cave or Spook Cave
  • Supper Clubs- Rocky's in Stoddard
  • Lady Luck Casino
  • Bowling
  • Go Karting
  • Horseback Riding



Enjoy camping, boating and Mississippi fishing at Waters Edge Motel and Marina, with motel rooms, cabin rentals, boat rentals and bait shop, just minutes from La Crosse, West Salem and Onalaska, as well as Sparta and Holmen, Wisconsin.

Page Summary: Waters Edge Motel, Marina & Campground offers affordable family vacation rentals, as well as onsite boat slip rentals, fishing boats, pontoons and bait and tackle shop for the best local fishing trips on the Mississippi River for Sparta, Tomah and Richland Center, WI, as well as neighboring La Crescent and Winona, MN and Decorah, IA.

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