Eastwood Recreation Area

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

If you are looking for a base camp to explore area trails or a destination campground with a family friendly atmosphere, try the Eastwood Recreation Area off Highway 13 north of Medford.

The Eastwood Recreation Area on the Medford District consists of a campground with 22 campsites equipped with a parking spur, campfire rings with grill, picnic table, vault toilets and drinking water. There are accessible vault toilet facilities and a fishing pier at nearby Lakeview Day Use Site.

Day use facilities include a boat ramp with access to the 416 acre Mondeaux Flowage.The lake, although rather shallow, is popular for swimming and fishing, Located near the campground are a variety of commercial services including canoe and boat rentals, showers, and some food and firewood sales at the Mondeaux Dam Lodge. There is no long term or day use parking for visitors entering the Ice Age National Scenic Trail within the campground. Trash collection is not provided within the campground, please pack out your own garbage. A dumpster is available at the Mondeaux Dam Lodge. 

Did you forget something? Don’t sweat it! The small town of Medford can meet your camping supply needs from groceries to firewood.

So, if you like to hike, fish, swim, canoe, picnic or enjoy the convenience of being close to town, then the Eastwood Recreation Area is the place for you, conveniently located 25 minutes north of Medford. The Eastwood Recreation Area is pet friendly; See restrictions below for more information.

ALERT: During the temporary closure of the Mondeaux Dam Lodge, the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest has issued a temporary special use permit for a vendor to continue offering visitors basic camping supplies and snacks on the property.  The Mondeaux Dam Snack Shack will officially open for business on Saturday May 6th.  Specifics on snack shacks business hours and offers can be found at http://www.mdsnackshack.com/. Click here to read the full press release.

Read the site’s Recreational Opportunity Guide here:

Read the site’s Recreational Opportunity Guide here:

ALERT: During the temporary closure of the Mondeaux Dam Lodge, the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest has issued a temporary special use permit for a vendor to continue offering visitors basic camping supplies and snacks on the property.  The Mondeaux Dam Snack Shack will officially open for business on Saturday May 6th.  Specifics on snack shacks business hours and offers can be found at http://www.mdsnackshack.com/. Click here to read the full press release.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: The campground closed Oct. 31.
Reservations: Additional sites at Eastwood Campground have been added to the reservation system for the 2018 camping season. The reservation system provides visitors the opportunity to reserve their favorite spot during specific times, ensuring a place to stay, which will be beneficial to local users as well as users traveling from afar. Sites can be reserved at www.recreation.gov or by calling Reserve America at 1-877-444-6777 or TDD 1-877-833-6777. The campground will still have first come first served sites available for those who prefer a more spontaneous adventure.  
Area Amenities: Accessible,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees Individual campsite fee is $15, or $7.50 with the use of an Interagency pass (access, military or senior). The interagency pass applies only to the fee for the campsite physically occupied by the pass holder, not to any additional fees or campsite(s) occupied by members of the pass holder's party.
Open Season: May 3 - Oct. 31
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Campsite Capacity
  • Maximum of 8 people and 4 vehicles at each camp site.
  • Vehicle capacity limit includes vehicles, wheeled camping units and trailers.
Pets and Animals
  • Pets must always be restrained or on a leash while in developed recreation areas.
  • Pets (except guide dogs) are not allowed in swimming areas.
  • Saddle or pack animals are allowed in recreation sites only where authorized by posted instructions.
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 originate 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 approved. Pallet boards are not approved.
Operation of all ATVs & UTVs are prohibited in campground.
Closest Towns: Medford, WI. Visit the Medford Chamber of Commerce!
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault toilets
Passes: 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.
Operated By: U.S. Forest Service
Information Center:   Summer Campground hosts greet visitors as they arrive, inform them of the campground regulations and assist them with their campsite. Medford - Park Falls District

General Information

Directions: Travel north from Medford on State Highway 13 for about 15 miles. Then turn left (west) on county trunk highway D for 6.5 miles, then turn left (south) on Forest Road 104 for 1.5 miles. Turn left (south) at Forest Road 104 and travel 0.5 miles to the campground entrance.
Parking:

Gravel roads and parking


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Dispersed Camping

Dispersed Camping is allowed at least 100 feet away from the Ice Age Trail or 50 feet away from any water’s edge. There are many access points to the trail for those wishing to only hike a portion of the trail. Developed parking areas are available at the Mondeaux Flowage, Jerry Lake and Highway 64 where the trail enters the Forest. Click here for more information on the Ice Age Trail!

RV Camping

The Eastwood Campground is located in a mature hardwood forest along the eastern shore of the Mondeaux Flowage which consist of 22 campsites, each site is equipped with picnic tables and campfire rings with grills. Located near the campground are a variety of commercial services including canoe & boat rental, showers, and some food and firewood sales at the Mondeaux Dam Lodge. Trash collections is not provided within the campground, please pack out your own garbage. Dumpsters are provided by Mondeaux Dam Lodge.

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Parking

Gravel roads and parking


No. of Sites22
Reservation InfoReservable Campsites at Eastwood Campground: 15,16,17,18,19,20,21 The reservation system provides visitors the opportunity to reserve their favorite spot during specific times, ensuring a place to stay, which will be beneficial to local users as well as users traveling from afar. Sites can be reserved at www.recreation.gov or by calling Reserve America at 1-877-444-6777 or TDD 1-877-833-6777
Size Restrictions

Maximum RV/ Trailer Length of Campsites at Eastwood Campground:
(Back-in sites unless indicated below)

  • 25 Foot: 1,2,3,5,13,14,15,16,19
  • 30 Foot: 4,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,18,21
  • 35 Foot: 17,20,22

Campground Camping

The Eastwood Campground is located in a mature hardwood forest along the eastern shore of the Mondeaux Flowage which consist of 22 campsites, each site is equipped with picnic tables and campfire rings with grills. Located near the campground are a variety of commercial services including canoe & boat rental, showers, and some food and firewood sales at the Mondeaux Dam Lodge. Trash collections is not provided within the campground, please pack out your own garbage. Dumpsters are provided by Mondeaux Dam Lodge.

No. of Sites22

Fishing

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Hiking

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Nature Viewing

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Other Activities

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Outdoor Learning

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Picnicking

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Water Activities

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Winter Sports

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Amenities

Drinking water
Toilets
Parking
Tent camping 22 campsites
Accessible Vault toilet facilities and fishing pier at nearby Lakeview day use site.
Camping trailer
Areas & Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
45.3316

  Longitude : 
-90.4454

 



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