Area Status: Closed
This summer the majority of our recreation sites will be open providing a safe and enjoyable recreation experience, however, due to decreasing visitors and increasing operational costs we will be reducing and eliminating services at roughly 11 percent of the Forest’s developed recreation areas.
The North Twin Campground is one of the 11 percent and will be closed for the 2015 camping season. This closure only impacts the campground the boat landing remains open. Eastwood, Picnic Point, Spearhead Point and Westpoint are all other Forest Service campgrounds near North Twin. To find additional camping opportunities in the Medford area please visit http://medfordchamber.org/taylor-county-tourism/.
The North Twin Campground is a quiet and secluded campground with five campsites near Medford, Wisconsin. Each campsite has a parking spur, fire grill, and picnic table. Boat access, fishing pier, picnic area, drinking water, and vault toilets are provided.
Read the site’s Recreational Opportunity Guide here:
At a Glance
||Campground Closed for FY 2016 season. Boat landing - remains open, no fees charged.
||Individual Campsite fee is $12, or $6 with use of Interagency Senior or Access Pass. Interagency Pass discount applies only to the fee for the campsite physically occupied by the pass holder, not to any additional fee or campsite(s) occupied by members of the pass holder's party.
||Operation of all ATVs & UTVs are prohibited in campground
Firewood Closure Order
Our firewood closure order prohibits the possession, storage, or transport of any firewood that originates from more than 25 miles from your campsite. Firewood certified by the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Transportation and Consumer Protection can orginate from more than 25 miles from National Forest destination. Both certified firewood and Kiln-dried, untreated/unpainted/unstained/construction/dimensional lumber that is free of any metal or foreign substance is free of any metal or foreign substance is approved. Pallet boards are not approved.
||The USDA Forest Service honors all four Interagency Recreation Passes that may be applied at National Park Service, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Reclamation and U.S. Fish and Wildlife sites charging recreation use fees. Visit http://www.fs.fed.us/passespermits/rec-fee.shtml to decide which pass is right for you.
||Medford - Park Falls District
Directions: Travel north from Medford on State Highway 13 for 4 miles. Turn left (west) on County Trunk Highway M for 7 miles, then turn right (north) on County Trunk Highway E for 6 miles. Turn right (east) on forest Road 102 for 1 mile, then turn right (south) on Forest Road 566 for 1 mile to the campground entrance.