Franklin Lake Campground

Eagle River / Three Lakes, WI Campground
Franklin Lake Campground

77 Sites (Tent or RV Camping)

Beach Area

Pets Allowed on a Leash

Drinking Water

Flush & Pit Toilets

$18/Night Lakeside or $15/ Night Non-Lakeside

Online Reservations Available

National Forest Website

Franklin Lake Campground is one of the most popular campgrounds operated by the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest Service. It is located only 10 miles east and slightly south of Eagle River, Wisconsin. This provides an excellent spot to set up camp and explore all that the Eagle River or Three Lakes areas have to offer.

The campground offers 77 sites to choose from. This is a high use campground so we recommend making reservations ahead of time through the link provided below.  The campground also offers pit toilets and drinking water is available. A unique feature of the Franklin Lake Recreation Area are the old CCC buildings that are still standing on the property. These historic stone and log buildings, land it on the National Register of Historic Places.

Franklin Lake is very beautiful and you will sure to enjoy your time boating or fishing on it. The campground also provides a nice sandy beach area for families to enjoy. There is also a paved boat launch and excellent year-round fishing opportunities on the lake. Pets are allowed as well, but please be sure to keep them on a leash. Pets are not allowed on the beach area.

The popular Franklin Nature Trail is an excellent way to get a sampling of nature in the Northwoods. There are some other excellent hiking opportunities nearby to explore the National Forest. Some of these trails include: Anvil Lake TrailHidden Lakes Trail, & Nicolet North Trails.

The campground is open from approximately May 5 through October 11.  The next time you are visiting Eagle River or Three Lakes, Wisconsin we highly recommend making camp at Franklin Lake Campground. You will be glad you did.

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