Attention: The law described below is expected to change to 10 miles on June 1, 2014.

Firewood Notice: Currently, firewood is not allowed on Wisconsin State Park, Trail or Forest properties from out of state or from more than 25 miles away from the destination campground.
In addition, firewood that has been in a Wisconsin EAB quarantined area is not allowed on properties outside of the quarantined area. Please buy firewood nearby or at the property you are going to. Call the DNR toll-free Firewood Hotline 1-877-303-WOOD (9663) for information before packing for a trip.

Peshtigo River State Forest, WI

The Peshtigo River State Forest is 9200 acres plus an additional 3000 acres of Peshtigo River flowages and borders the Gov Thompson State Park. This state forest offers two camping experiences: a family campground and boat-in campsites. Old Veteran’s Lake Campground is a 16...
Status: Open through Wed Dec 31 2014   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Mon Mar 23 2015   Later Dates

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All campers should check in prior to setting up camp at the state forest headquarters building, located within the Governor Thompson State Park, N10008 Paust Lane, Crivitz WI 54114. There is no contact station located at Old Veteran’s Lake Campground.
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Old Veterans Lake Campground STANDARD NON ELECTRIC 6 60 Back-In
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Old Veterans Lake Campground STANDARD NON ELECTRIC 6 45 Back-In
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Old Veterans Lake Campground STANDARD NON ELECTRIC 6 54 Back-In
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Old Veterans Lake Campground STANDARD NON ELECTRIC 6 68 Back-In
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Old Veterans Lake Campground STANDARD NON ELECTRIC 6 82 Back-In
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Old Veterans Lake Campground STANDARD NON ELECTRIC 6 45 Back-In
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Footnotes: (applicable only where specifically marked above)
** Arrival dates less than 48 hours in advance may be available by walking in at the campground. You must occupy the site.
*** Some sites may be available only from the campground on a first-come-first-served basis.
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Overview

Description

The Peshtigo River State Forest is 9200 acres plus an additional 3000 acres of Peshtigo River flowages and borders the Gov Thompson State Park. This state forest offers two camping experiences: a family campground and boat-in campsites. Old Veteran’s Lake Campground is a 16-unit campground located within the state forest and is approximately 16 miles northwest of the village of Crivitz. The campground is located in a wooded, quiet setting with a small lake a beach.

Booking Window
Fri Apr 25 2014 - Mon Mar 23 2015

Reservations must be made 2 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 11 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Reservation Fri May 23 2014 Mon Sep 01 2014
Walk In Mon Dec 15 2014 Wed Dec 31 2014
Walk In Wed Apr 15 2015 Thu May 21 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Drinking Water
  • Firewood
  • Hiking Trail
  • Information Center
  • Parking
  • Swimming
  • Toilet, Pit/Vault
  • trash and recycling dumpsters
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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 non-refundable $10 on-line reservation fee will be charged for each reservation.

Payment Methods Accepted On-line:
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Cancellation Policy
A non-refundable fee of $5.00 will be charged for any reservation cancellation. An additional late cancellation fee may apply to cancellations less than 48 hours prior to the scheduled arrival date, depending on your reservation.

Please read the Fee and Cancellation Policy for more information


Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Reservation Season
May 23 2014 -
Sep 01 2014
STANDARD NON ELECTRIC $12.00-$14.00
REMOTE NON ELEC $12.00-$14.00
Walk In Season
Dec 15 2014 -
Dec 31 2014
STANDARD NON ELECTRIC $11.00-$14.00
REMOTE NON ELEC $12.00-$14.00
Walk In Season
Apr 15 2015 -
May 21 2015
STANDARD NON ELECTRIC $11.00-$14.00
REMOTE NON ELEC $12.00-$14.00

*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
Check-in / Registration for Old Veteran’s Lake Campground and boat in sites are at the state forest headquarters building, located within Governor Thompson State Park.

To our office:
From Crivitz, travel northwest on County Highway A to County Highway X (four way stop). Turn left on County Highway X. Continue on Highway X past the High Falls Reservoir bridge and then turn right on Parkway Road. Go north about .5 mile on Parkway Road and then turn left on Ranch Road. Go west on Ranch Road about 1 mile to Paust Lane. Turn right (north) on Paust Lane to enter the park
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Peshtigo River State Forest
N10008 Paust Lane
Crivitz WI 54114

Phone Number:

Information: (715)757-3965
Additional Information