North Twin Lake Recreation Area

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

The North Twin Campground will remain closed for the 2019 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/.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Boat landing open.
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: Medford, WI.  Visit the Medford Chamber of Commerce Here
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.
Information Center: Medford - Park Falls District

General Information

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. 

Recreation Map

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Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

The North Twin Lake Campground located in a mature hardwood forest along the eastern shore of North Twin Lake and consists of 5 campsites equipped with a parking spur, fire grills, picnic tables, vault toilets, drinking water and fishing pier. There is a boat landing with access to North Twin Lake with good year round fishing. There are accessible vault toilets and fishing pier nearby at nearby Lakeview day use site.

No. of Sites5
Status: Closed

RV Camping

The North Twin Lake Campground located in a mature hardwood forest along the eastern shore of North Twin Lake and has 5 campsites equipped with a parking spur, fire grills, picnic tables, vault toilets, drinking water and fishing pier. Campsites can accommodate RVs up to 25 feet. There is a boat landing with access to North Twin Lake with good year round fishing. There are accessible vault toilets and fishing pier nearby at nearby Lakeview day use site.

Pavement Type of ParkingGravel roads and parking
Fire InformationCampsites are equipped with a parking spur, picnic tables and fire grill.
No. of Sites5
Size Restrictions

Maximum RV/ Trailer Length of Campsites at North Twin Lake Campground:
(Back-in sites only)
Pop Up Only: 1, 2
25 Foot: 2, 3, 5


Fishing

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Picnicking

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Water Activities

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Areas & Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
45.2811

  Longitude : 
-90.4438

 



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