Where To Camp in Taylor County WI

Some of Wisconsin’s best camping areas are found in Taylor County! With facilities from small and rustic to modern and well-equipped, campers of all stripes can set up their “home away from home” here. From corner to corner of Taylor County, you are guaranteed to make fine memories in numerous campgrounds that celebrate the enlivening spirit of the forest.

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4 miles east of Hwy 102
Rib Lake, WI 54470

Camp 8 Campground

Camp 8 Campground has four wooded sites with picnic tables and fire pits. Next to the campground is the 13 acre Camp 8 Flowage which only allows non-motorized boat use. Amenities include water hand pump well, vault toilets, aboat landing and the trailhead for the Camp 8 ATV Trail System. Overnight stays are limited to 14 consecutive days.

Directions: From Hwy 102 in Rib Lake WI, take Wilderness Ave east for 3-1/2 miles and at the fork in the road, stay right and take Camp 8 road 1/2 mile to the campground and lake.

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Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest
Forest Rd 1417
Medford, WI 54451
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Chippewa Campground

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. Campsites amenities 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.

Cheqaumegon Waters Flowage has two swimming beaches and a boat ramp. Other campground amenities include playground, trailhead for the Perkinstown Motorized Trail, trailer sanitary station, and fish cleaning station are provided. Nearby is Miller Dam, which offers a popular shore fishing area and a boat launch.

Directions: Travel north of Medford on Hwy 13 for 4 miles, left on County Hwy M for 24 miles, turn left on Forest Rd 1417 for 1 mile to campground sites.

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Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest
Forest Road 104
Westboro, WI 54470
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Eastwood Campground – Mondeaux Flowage

Eastwood Campground has 22 standard campsites located in a mature hardwood forest along the eastern shore of the Mondeaux Flowage. Campsites include parking spurs, fire grills, picnic tables, and tent pads. Winter camping is available but you will NOT have water during those months. Amenities near the campground include boat ramp, swimming beach and picnic tables. The Mondeaux Dam lodge also has commercial services including boat rentals, showers, bathrooms, restaurant and firewood sales.

Directions: Travel north from Medford on Hwy 13 for about 15 miles, left (west) on County Rd D for 6.5 miles, left (south) on Forest Road 104 and travel ½ mile to campground entrance.

Village of Rib Lake
305 Park Row
Rib Lake, WI 54470
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Lakeview Park Campground

There are 27 sites available with electricity, toilets, showers and boat landing. All sites are located in the wooded park on a hilltop above scenic Rib Lake. These sites are on a first come first serve basis and are available for tents, campers, 5th wheel and pull behind trailers. 7 sites have 50 amp electrical, while the remaining 20 have 20/30 amp electrical. Other amenities include: playground, volleyball courts, horseshoe pits, fishing docks, boat landing, pavilion to rent and ATV trail access.


515 Centennial Parkway
Medford, WI 54470

Medford City Park Campgrounds

Located in the Medford City Park along the Black River. There are 9 sites with electric, water, fire grill, and showers nearby during the summer months. These sites are on a first come first serve basis.

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Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest
Forest Rd 106
Westboro, WI 54470
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Picnic Point Campground –
Mondeaux Flowage

Offers 4 Premium sites for tent campers located in a mature hardwood forest along the western shore of the Mondeaux Flowage. Sites are equipped with parking spurs, fire grill, picnic tables, boat access, vault toilets and drinking water. Located near the campground are a variety of commercial services including canoe & boat rentals, showers, and some food and firewood sales at the Mondeaux Dam Lodge.

Directions: Travel north on Hwy 13 for 4 miles, turn left on Hwy M for 7 miles, turn right on County Rd E for 8.5 miles, right on Forest Rd 1563 for 1 mile, turn right on Forest Rd 106 for 2 miles and there will be the campground sites.

Two-acre Island
Southeast corner of Rib Lake
Rib Lake, WI 54470
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Pine Island on Rib Lake

 

Pine Island campground is a primitive tent camping site. The location is a two acre island located in the southeast corner of Rib Lake’s 320 acre lake.  It is a perfect location to have privacy and experience remote camping with only three available sites. You will need a boat, canoe or kayak to access the island. Amenities include roof shelter, fire rings and cooking grill.

 

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Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest
Forest Road 106
Westboro, WI 54470
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Spearhead Point Campground – Mondeaux Flowage

This 27-unit campground is located on the west side of the Mondeaux Flowage. It is the most popular campground offering easy access to the Ice Age National Scenic Trail. Amenities include boat access, small docks, drinking water, picnic shelter and vault toilets. Located near commercial services at the Mondeaux Dam lodge.

Directions: Travel north in Medford on Hwy 13 for 4 miles, turn left (west) on County Road M for 7 miles, turn right (north) on county E for 8.5 miles, turn right (east) on Forest Rd 1563 for about 1 mile, turn right on Forest Rd 106 and look for entrances at the top of the hill.

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N155 Hwy 102
Rib Lake, WI 54470
715-427-5544

Spirit Lake Campground

Campground located on Spirit Lake. Ammenties include water hookups, electric hookups, dump station, ice, boat ramps, fishing piers.

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Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest
Forest Road 1563
Westboro, WI 54470
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West Point- Mondeaux Flowage

This is a 15-unit campground on the western shores of the Mondeaux Flowage. This is a quieter, less active campground. Drinking water, accessible vault toilets, trash dumpsters, parking spur, and fire grills are provided. Camping available on a first come first serve basis. Located near commercial services at the Mondeaux Dam lodge

Directions: Travel north from Medford on Hwy 13 for about 4 miles, left (west) on County Hwy M about 7 miles, turn right (north) on County Rd E for 8.5 miles, turn right (east) on Forest Rd 1563 for 1 mile, turn right (east) for 1 mile to the campground entrance.

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Wood Lake Ave
Rib Lake, WI 54470

Wood Lake Campground

Nine wooded campsites are located on scenic Wood Lake. This lake is 62 acres and is limited to boats without internal combustion engines. Fishing opportunities include panfish and largemouth bass. Amenities include vault toilets, picnic tables, fire pits, boat landing and hand pump well. The park near the campground includes vault toilets, changing rooms, beach, pavilion, picnic tables and access to the Ice Age Trail.

Directions: 3 miles east of Hwy 102 on Wood Lake Ave
Rib Lake, WI 54470

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Gilman, WI 54433

Gilman Campground

When visiting the Gilman area enjoy the many recreational activities and historical points of interest and camp at the area campsites. Campsites are $5.00 per site on first come basis, we do not take reservations. The beautiful Gilman Village Park is right next door and offer accommodations to make your experience a great one! Amenities include shelter house, public bathrooms/pit toilets.