Emily Lake Recreation Area

  

If you are looking for a base camp to explore area trails or a destination campground with a family friendly atmosphere, try the Emily Lake Recreation Area off Forest Road 142 west of Lac du Flambeau.

The Emily Lake Recreation Area on the Medford-Park Falls Ranger District consists of a campground with 11 campsites equipped with a parking spur, campfire rings with grill, picnic table, vault toilets and drinking water. There are accessible vault toilet facilities at nearby interpretive trail at nearby Round Lake Logging Dam. There is also an accessible fishing pier at nearby Newman Lake.

Day use facilities include a boat ramp with access to the 26 acre Emily Lake, swimming area, paved boat launch, year round fishing with a good panfish population and nearby hiking trails where you can hike, mountain bike and snowshoe in the winter.

So, if you like to hike, fish, swim, boat or enjoy the convenience of being close to town, then the Emily Lake Recreation Area is the place for you, located 5 minutes west of Lac du Flambeau. The Emily Lake Recreation Area is pet friendly; see restrictions below for more information.

At a Glance

Reservations: There are no reservable sites at Emily Lake Recreation Area.  All sites are available on a first-come basis.
Area Amenities: Boat ramp,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees Individual campsite fee is $15, or $7.50 with the use of an Interagency pass (access 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: Campground Open April 29 - October 13
Usage: Medium
Busiest Season: Memorial Day - Labor Day
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: Lac du Flambeau, WI.  Visit the Lac du Flambeau Chamber of Commerce Here
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault
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: Medford - Park Falls District

General Information

Directions: From Lac du Flambeau, travel west on Forest Road 142 for 3.5 miles. Turn right (north) on forest Road 1178 to the campground.

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Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

The Emily Lake Campground is a rustic facility that consist of 11 campsites, each site is equipped with picnic tables, campfire rings with grills and overlooks the beautiful 26 acre Emily Lake. Drinking water and vault toilets are provided in the campground.  Accessible facilities can be found at the nearby Round Lake Logging Dam and a fishing pier at nearby Newman Lake. A boat landing provides access for canoeing, swimming and fishing.

No. of Sites11

RV Camping

The Emily Lake Campground is a rustic facility that consist of 11 campsites, each site is equipped with picnic tables, campfire rings with grills and overlooks the beautiful 26 acre Emily Lake. Drinking water and vault toilets are provided in the campground.  Accessible facilities can be found at the nearby Round Lake Logging Dam and a fishing pier at nearby Newman Lake. A boat landing provides access for canoeing, swimming and fishing.

Pavement Type of ParkingPaved roads and parking
Fire InformationCampsites are  complete with picnic tables and fire rings with grills
No. of Sites11
Size Restrictions

Maximum RV/ Trailer Length of Campsites at Emily Lake Campground:

(Back-in sites unless indicated below)   Tent Only: 11 25 Foot: 1 30 Foot: 2 35 Foot: 3 40 Foot: 5, 9 45 Foot: 4,6,7,8, 10

Reservation InfoThere are no reservable sites at Emily Lake Recreation Area.  All sites are available on a first-come basis.

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Amenities

Picnic tables
Drinking water
Toilets Vault
Parking
Boat ramp
Tent camping
Camping trailer
Areas & Activities

Location

 
  Area/Length : 
26 Acre Lake

  Latitude : 
45.9647

  Longitude : 
-90.0101

 

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