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EAST TWIN, WI

Photo: EAST TWIN
Status: Closed through Thu May 22 2014   Season Dates
 

Overview

Located on a sparkling 110-acre lake, the East Twin Campground is a known family favorite. The area provides access to a beautiful portion of the Chequamegon National Forest in northwestern Wisconsin.

Natural Features:

The campground is situated in a maple, birch and hemlock forest, with many sites overlooking the lake. A variety of birds and wildlife, including elk, eagles, loons, blue heron and other species, make their homes near the campground.

Recreation:

A variety of recreational activities are available, including fishing, boating and swimming on the adjacent lake. A boat ramp is located about a half-mile east of the campground, providing access to East Twin Lake and also features a walk-in portage to West Twin lake which is located just outside the campground. Largemouth bass and pan fish are akin to the body of water, as well as an occasional musky or other freshwater species.

Miles of hiking and mountain bike trails are located nearby and just down the road is an established Blue Heron rookery.

Facilities:

The campground offers several single family campsites for tent and RV camping with many located on the lake. East Twin campground offers two tent walk-in sites for those looking for a somewhat more secluded camping experience. Each site is equipped with tables and campfire rings with grills. Accessible vault toilets and drinking water are provided. Trash collection and an aluminum can recycling bin are also available at the campground.

Nearby Attractions:

The Dead Horse Run trailhead is located just five miles south on County Road GG.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Sites
  • Accessible Vault Toilets
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boating
  • Campfire Rings
  • Drinking Water
  • Fishing
  • Fishing Pier
  • Hiking
  • Lake Access
  • Mountain Biking
  • Picnic Area
  • Recycling
  • Self Pay Station
  • Trails
  • Trash Collection
Within 10 Miles
  • Firewood Vendor
  • Fuel Available
  • General Store
  • Restaurant
Know Before You Go
  • First-come, first-served sites may be available
  • Off-road vehicles must be trailered at all times within the campground
  • Click here for more information on the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forests


Due to the spread of invasive insects, firewood from outside the area is not permitted. Help protect our forests by purchasing or collecting firewood at or near your camping destination and burning it on-site. Click here for more information.
  • Don't move firewood: To limit the spread of invasive tree-killing pests, firewood from outside the area is not permitted. Some states have quarantines and may confiscate your firewood. Please help protect our forests from invasive species by obtaining your firewood at or near your camping destination and burning it on-site. Visit don'tmovefirewood.org for more information.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
46.19194, -90.86
46°11'31"N, 90°51'36"W

Drive 4 miles north from Clam Lake on County Highway GG. Turn right (east) on Forest Road 190 and continue for about one mile to the campground.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

EAST TWIN
22223 Highway 13
Glidden WI 54527

Phone Number:

Information: (715)634-4821