Wabasso Lake Recreation Area
If you are looking to canoe in the glassy waters of Wabasso Lake or enjoy a rustic cozy campground, try the Wabasso Lake Recreation Area off Forest Road 142 west of Lac du Flambeau.
The Wabasso Lake Recreation Area on the Medford-Park Falls Ranger District consists of a campground with five walk/canoe-in campsites equipped with fire grills and picnic tables. Drinking water and toilets are located at the boat landing.
Wabasso Lake Recreation Area is located about one mile west of the Lac du Flambeau and is perfect for primitive camping. Wabasso Lake is 49-acres and has an excellent panfish population and is great for canoeing and fishing.
So, if you like to hike, fish, swim, hike, bike, and picnic, then the Wabasso Lake Recreation Area is the place for you, located 5 minutes west of Lac du Flambeau. The Wabasso Lake Recreation Area is pet friendly; see restrictions below for more information.
At a Glance
|Reservations:||There are no reservable sites at Wabasso Lake Recreation Area. All sites are available on a first-come basis.|
|Fees:||Individual campsite fee is $5 per vehicle. The Forest also has an annual pass available for $30. To learn more visit https://www.fs.usda.gov/main/cnnf/passes-permits/recreation. Interagency Pass discounts apply 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|
|Open Season:||Open Year - Round|
|Busiest Season:||Memorial Day - Labor Day|
|Closest Towns:||Lac du Flambeau WI.|
|Operated By:||U.S. Forest Service|
|Information Center:||Medford - Park Falls District|
From State Highway 70, turn north on Forest Road 509 (Chippewa Trail Road) and then turn Right on Forest Road and left into Wabasso Lake Recreation Area.
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
The Wabasso Lake Campground is located on an underdeveloped lake shore overlooking the beautiful 49 acre Wabasso Lake. The campground is about one mile west of the Lac du Flambeau Indian Reservation and is perfect for primitive camping. Drinking water and toilets are located at the boat landing. Five walk/canoe-in campsites contain fire grills and picnic tables. Please pack out what you bring with you. Garbage service is not provided in this camping area.
|No. of Sites||5|
|Reservation Info||There are no reservable sites at Wabasso Lake Recreation Area. All sites are available on a first-come basis.|
Lake and Pond Fishing
Wabasso Lake is known for good fishing opportunities. Anglers can expect to catch largemouth bass, perch, panfish and northern pike.
Wabasso Lake is known for good year-round fishing opportunities. Anglers can expect to catch largemouth bass, northern pike and panfish.
Enjoy picnicking under the trees or in our designated picnic sites.
Boating - Motorized
Only electric boat motors are permitted on Wabasso Lake. Gasoline powered boats are prohibited.
There is a boat landing at Wabasso Lake.
Boating - Non-Motorized
Canoeing, kayaking, and paddling are some of the popular non-motorized water activities on Wabasso Lake.