NEWMAN LAKE SHELTER, WI

Newman Lake Shelter is a day-use picnicking shelter available for large groups. It is situated within the Newman Lake Recreation Area. A variety of recreational opportunities abound.The picnic shelter is located on the southeastern shores of Newman Lake in the Chequamegon-Nicolet ...
Status: Open through Fri Oct 31 2014   Season Dates

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  • Overnight camping is not available
  • Outside vehicles may park at the facility for an additional fee
  • Click here for more information on the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest
  • 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 dontmovefirewood.org for more information.
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NEWMAN LAKE SHELTER GROUP SHELTER NONELECTRIC 50 0
Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
Pets Allowed - no Near Water - no
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Overview

Overview

Newman Lake Shelter is a day-use picnicking shelter available for large groups. It is situated within the Newman Lake Recreation Area. A variety of recreational opportunities abound.

Natural Features:

The picnic shelter is located on the southeastern shores of Newman Lake in the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest in northern Wisconsin. The cold water lake and neighboring picnic shelter are nestled in a mixed forest of aspen and pine trees. A variety of birds and wildlife also make their home in the area.

Recreation:

The recreation area contains volleyball courts, horseshoe pits and a playground for children. Visitors enjoy exploring many hiking and biking trails that are accessible from the picnic shelter. During the winter months, the trails are popular for cross country skiing.

A nearby beach provides opportunities for swimming, while the lake is a welcome respite for boaters and anglers alike. Fishing is a popular activity and a typical catch might include bluegill, crappie, various bass and perch.

Facilities:

The accessible shelter can accommodate up to 50 people. It is equipped with tables, grills and a campfire circle. The facility also boasts a wood stove. Vault toilets and drinking water are provided. Trash collection and recycling bins are also available.

Nearby Attractions:

Park Falls, Wisconsin is 15 miles from Newman Lake and is a full service community.

Booking Window
Fri Oct 24 2014 - Tue Oct 20 2015

Reservations must be made 4 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Thu May 01 2014 Fri Oct 31 2014
Peak Sun Apr 26 2015 Sun Oct 25 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Accessible Picnic Shelters
  • Accessible Vault Toilets
  • Beach Access
  • Biking
  • Birding
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boating
  • Campfire Circles
  • Canoeing
  • Day Use Area
  • Dock
  • Drinking Water
  • Firewood
  • Fishing
  • Fishing Pier
  • Grills
  • Hiking
  • Horseshoe Pit
  • Lake Access
  • Playground
  • Recycling
  • Self Pay Station
  • Swimming
  • Tables
  • Trash Collection
  • Volleyball Courts
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Wood Stove
Fees and Cancellation Policies

Fees and Cancellation

Fee Information
Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $9.00 non-refundable on line reservation fee may be charged for some facilities.

Payment Methods Accepted On-line:
Visa Mastercard Amex Discover UnionPay JCB

Changes and Cancellations
A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Late cancellations are subject to additional fees. For full details see NRRS Reservation Policy


Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Peak Season
May 01 2014 -
Oct 31 2014
GROUP SHELTER NONELECTRIC $25.00
Peak Season
Apr 26 2015 -
Oct 25 2015
GROUP SHELTER NONELECTRIC $25.00

*Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
**Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
Getting There
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
45.95972, -90.15556
45°57'35"N, 90°9'20"W

From the intersection of Highways 13 and 182 in Park Falls, drive east on Highway 182 for about 13 miles to Forest Road 144. Turn right (south) and continue on Forest Road 144 for 1 mile to Forest Road 1903. Turn left (east) onto Forest Road 1903 and drive 2 miles to the Newman Lake Recreation Area.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

NEWMAN LAKE SHELTER
1170 4TH AVE. SOUTH
PARK FALLS  WI  54552

Phone Number:

Project Office: (715)762-2461
Additional Information