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TURTLE FLAMBEAU (WI), WI

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At the September 1990 dedication of the Turtle Flambeau Scenic Waters Area, then Governor Tommy Thompson described the property as "the jewel of Wisconsin". An apt description considering the state owns 38,000 acres including 114 miles of mostly undeveloped shoreline and...
Status: Open through Thu Oct 30 2014   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Wed Sep 02 2015   Later Dates

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  • Sites B3, B4, B5, B6, B7, & B8 are available by reservations only, no boat ins
  • There is no check-in for these sites. You may go directly to the site and your receipt will be posted.
  • Dogs are welcomed but please clean up after your pet and respect other campers
  • No running water ( no potable water you must bring your own)or garbage receptacles (pack in and out)
  • One vault toilet building per cluster of three sites
  • Boat access only. You cannot drive to these sites.
  • Limit of 7-15 persons for each site
  • All sites are wheelchair accessible
  • This campground is accessible by boat only. There is no booth to check in. A card with your party's name will be attached to your site post and will indicate your departure date.

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    TURTLE FLAMBEAU (WI) GROUP TENTS NONELEC 15 Accessible
    Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
    Pets Allowed Near Water
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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.
    Overview

    Description

    At the September 1990 dedication of the Turtle Flambeau Scenic Waters Area, then Governor Tommy Thompson described the property as "the jewel of Wisconsin". An apt description considering the state owns 38,000 acres including 114 miles of mostly undeveloped shoreline and 195 islands. A total of 66 campsites are available, all of them boat access only. Only 6 group sites are available for reservations, the other 60 are first come, first served.

    Booking Window
    Sat Oct 04 2014 - Wed Sep 02 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 Tue Apr 15 2014 Thu Oct 30 2014
    Reservation Wed Apr 15 2015 Fri Oct 30 2015
    Services and Amenities
    Within Facility
    • Benches
    • Comfort Station
    • Fire Rings
    • Hunter/Walking Trails
    • Nature Trail
    • Picnic Tables
    • Vault Toilet
    • Wheelchair Access
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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:
    Visa Mastercard

    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
    Apr 15 2014 -
    Oct 30 2014
    GROUP TENTS NONELEC $10.00-$40.00
    Reservation Season
    Apr 15 2015 -
    Oct 30 2015
    GROUP TENTS NONELEC $10.00-$40.00

    *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
    Launch from either Fisherman's or Sprinstead landing, boat to the east shore of Big Island.

  • Fisherman's Landing - From Mercer travel north on Hwy 51 to County FF. Turn left on Popko Circle East. Go about six miles to the landing entrance.
  • Springstead Landing -From Mercer, travel south on Hwy 51 to Hwy 47. Take Hwy 47 to Hwy 182. Go through the small town of Springstead and turn right (north) on Flowage Rd. Follow this to the landing.
  • Contact Information

    Mailing Address:

    TURTLE FLAMBEAU (WI)
    5291 N Statehouse Circle
    Mercer  WI  54547
    Additional Information