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Spectacle Lake Campground

Elevation: 1,700 Feet (529.9 Meters)
Length of Stay: 14 Days
Number of Sites: 34
Reservation Status: Not Required


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General Description

This is a family favorite! The 174-acre lake is extremely clear and its 500-foot beach provides a great swimming area. Take a pleasant hike on the 2.5-mile trail that connects with Kentuck Lake Campground and then enjoy a refreshing dip in Spectacle Lake. This area is known for its good wildlife watching opportunities.

Directions from Eagle River, WI: Travel Hwy. 70 east 10-15 miles turning left (north) on FR 2176. Take it several miles turning right (east) on FR 2572 to reach the campground entrance.

Seasonal Information:
Normal Operating Season: Early May through Late September .



Fee Information
Type Price Remarks
Campsite, Single Unit Call for Current Fee Lakeshore sites, $12



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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Boat Launching Spectacle Lake
Yes
ICON Boating Spectacle Lake
Yes
ICON Camping Spectacle Lake Campground
Yes
ICON Hiking & Walking Spectacle Lake-Kentuck Lake Trail
Yes
ICON Lakes & Reservoirs Spectacle Lake
Yes
ICON Swimming & Waterplay Spectacle Lake
Yes



Related Activities
Kentuck Lake Campground - Walleye, musky, bass, crappies, and pan fish are abundant in Kentuck Lake, which got its name from early settlers who came to the area from Kentucky.

Spectacle Lake-Kentuck Lake Trail - This 2.5 mile trail connects hikers with two campgrounds: Kentuck and Spectacle. Good bird watching and wild flower identification opportunities.



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Visitor Information:

Wisconsin Department of Tourism, P.O. Box 7976, 201 W. Washington Avenue , Madison, WI, 53707-79761, Phone: 608-266-2161

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