Kentuck Lake Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
Walleye, musky, bass, crappies, and panfish are abundant in Kentuck Lake, which got its name from early settlers who came to the area from Kentucky. This 955-acre lake is a favorite of anglers. A convenient 31-site campground is adjacent to the boat landing. Newly renovated sites and facilities offer access for persons with disabilities. Kentuck Lake is also connected to Spectacle Lake Campground by a scenic two and one-half mile hiking trail.

Kentuck Lake is located east of Eagle River. Take Hwy 70 east 13.4 miles to FR 2176 (Divide Road). Turn left (north) on FR 2176 and continue 2.7 miles to the campground.

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At a Glance

Reservations: Kentuck Lake Campground has been added to the reservation system for the 2017 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. 

The campground will still have first come first served sites available for those who prefer a more spontaneous adventure. Sites can be reserved at or by calling Reserve America at 1-877-444-6777 or TDD 1-877-833-6777.
Area Amenities: Accessible,Boat ramp,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees Individual campsite fee is $18/ night for lakeshore family sites; $15/night for off lake sites.
Open Season: May 24
Restrictions: Individual campsite capactiy may not exceed 3 vehicles and 8 people. Vehicle capactiy limti includes vehicles, wheeled camping units and trailers.
Closest Towns:  Eagle River
Passes: Nigthly fees are half price if the camper is the holder of an Interagency Senior or Access Pass. Interagency pass discounts apply only to the fee for the campsite physically occupied by the pass holder. 
Information Center: Eagle River - Florence Ranger District

General Information


From Eagle River travel east 13.4 miles on Highway 70 to FR 2176 (Divide Road). Turn left (north) on FR 2176 and continue 2.7 miles to the campground.

Recreation Map

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Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

No. of Sites31


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Picnic tables
Drinking water
Boat ramp
Tent camping Pull through tent sites: 19, 20
Camping trailer 25 Foot: site 17, 21, 23, 25-28, 31; 30 foot sites: 1, 12, 16, 29, 30; 35 foot sites: 2, 5, 13, 24; 40 foot sites: 3, 4, 6-11, 14, 15, 18, 22
Areas & Activities


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955 Acre Lake

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