Morgan Lake Recreation Area

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

Whether you prefer to camp by yourself or with a group, try Morgan Lake Recreation Area for a variety of facilities for your camping pleasure off Highway 139 southeast of Long Lake.

The Morgan Lake Recreation Area on the Florence District consists of 18 individual family campsites in addition to a group campsite that can handle up to 25 people. This site is separated from the other sites to ensure privacy.

Day use facilities include a clear 45-acre lake. Only electric motors are permitted on the lake. A beach, small picnic area, boat access with ramp, year round fishing, accessible pit and vault toilets and drinking water are also available at this scenic recreation area.

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

So if you like to swim, canoe, fish, picnic or enjoy being close to town, then the Morgan Lake Recreation Area is the place for you, conveniently located just 12 miles southeast of Long Lake. Morgan Lake Recreation Area is ATV and pet friendly; See restrictions below for more information.

Read the Morgan Lake Recreational Opportunity Guide: LINK

 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: The campground closed Oct. 9 for the season.
Reservations: 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. 
Fees Individual campsite fee is $15/night for family site; $35/night for group sites. Nightly fees are half of price shown with use of Interagency Senior or Access Pass. Interagency Pass discounts apply only to the fee for the campsite physically occupied by the pass holder.
Usage: Heavy
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.
ATV/UTV Rules and Regulations
  • Must stay on gravel surfaces. No parking or driving off of road or campsite.
  • Vehicles are to be used for entering and exiting campground. No joyriding within campground.
  • Do not drive in water or on lakes edge.
Closest Towns: Long Lake, WI.  Visit the Long Lake Chamber of Commerce!
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Accessible pit and 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: Eagle River - Florence Ranger District

General Information

Directions:

From Laona travel north 7 miles to Highway 139. Turn left (north) on Highway 139 and continue for 11 miles to FR 2161. Turn right (east) and drive 7.8 miles to the campground.


Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Group Camping

In addition to family campsites in the main campground, Morgan Lake Campground offers a single, large-group campsite, available for tent and RV camping. It can accommodate up to 25 people and four vehicles, as well as one RV or trailer. Utility hookups are not available and parking surfaces are gravel. The group campsite is equipped with multiple tables, a campfire circle and grills. Accessible pit toilets and drinking water are provided. Trash collection and recycling bins are also available throughout the campground. All-Terrain Vehicles (ATV’s) and Utility-Terrain Vehicles (UTV’s) are permitted in this campground.

No. of Sites1

RV Camping

Morgan Lake Campground offers 18 individual family sites in the main campground. Utility hookups are not available and parking surfaces are gravel. The family sites are equipped with picnic tables, fire rings with grills, accessible pit and vault toilets and drinking water. Trash collection and recycling bins are also available throughout the campground. All-Terrain Vehicles (ATV’s) and Utility-Terrain Vehicles (UTV’s) are permitted in this campground.

Pavement Type of ParkingGravel parking and parking lot.
Fire InformationCampsites are equipped with picnic tables and fire rings with grills.
No. of Sites18
Size Restrictions

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

(Back-in sites unless indicated below)

  • 25 Foot: 1,11,13,15
  • 30 Foot: 4
  • 35 Foot: 5,7,8,10
  • 40 Foot: 3,6,9,12,14,16-18
Reservation InfoReservable Sites at Morgan Lake Campground: Individual Family Sites: 3,6,9,12,14,16-18 Group Sites: 1 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. 

Campground Camping

Morgan Lake Campground offers 18 individual family sites in the main campground. Utility hookups are not available and parking surfaces are gravel. The family sites are equipped with picnic tables, fire rings with grills, accessible pit and vault toilets and drinking water. Trash collection and recycling bins are also available throughout the campground. All-Terrain Vehicles (ATV’s) and Utility-Terrain Vehicles (UTV’s) are permitted in this campground.

No. of Sites18

Fishing

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Hiking

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Nature Viewing

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OHV Riding & Camping

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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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Areas & Activities

Location

 
  Area/Length : 
45 Acre Lake

  Latitude : 
45.7719

  Longitude : 
-88.5431

 



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