Chippewa Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

This 78-unit campground is situated along the eastern shores of the 2,714-acre Chequamegon Waters Flowage. Campsites can accommodate RVs up to 35 feet. Two swimming beaches, a boat ramp, playground, trailhead for the Perkinstown Motorized Trail, trailer sanitary station, and fish cleaning station are provided. Campsites include a parking spur, fire grill, picnic table, and tent pad. Three campground loops have hot showers and flush toilets, and one loop has accessible vault toilets and running water. Campsites may be reserved through a campground reservation system. While you're in the area, be sure to watch the abundant wildlife or fish for largemouth bass in the Chequamegon Waters Flowage.

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At a Glance

Fees Individual non-lake campsite fee is $15, or $7.50 with use of Interagency Senior or Access Pass and $18 or $9 for lakeside sites.
Double campsite fee is $30 or $36 for lakeside campsites and no Interagency Pass discount apply.
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: May 24
Closest Towns: Medford
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Flush / 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 to decide which pass is right for you.
Information Center: Medford - Park Falls District

General Information


Travel north from Medford on State Highway 13 for 4 miles. Turn left (west) on County Trunk Highway M for about 24 miles, then turn left (south) on Forest road 1417 for 1 mile to the campground entrance. 

General Notes:

ATVs & UTVs over 65” in width are prohibited on Perkinstown Trail, and operation of all ATVs & UTVs are prohibited in campground.

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 orginate 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.

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