Governor Earl Peshtigo River State Forest Old Veteran's Lake Family Campground
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Overview

Location
Address: N10008 Paust Ln, Crivitz, Wisconsin 54114
GPS: 45.3469, -88.199108
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Local Directions: Located at Governor Thompson State Park, 17 miles Northwest of Crivitz. From Crivitz, follow County Road A West out of town. From A, turn left (West) onto County Road X, and follow X to Parkway Road. Turn right (North) on Parkway Road. After 0.5 miles, turn left (West) onto Ranch Road. Follow Ranch for 1.5 miles to Paust Lane.

Contact Information
Local Phone: 1-715-757-3965
Toll Free Phone: 1-888-947-2757
Website: http://dnr.wi.gov/topic/StateF...
Email: Joshua.Jarvis@wisconsin.gov

Open
April 27 to end of November
Check In: 3 PM
Check Out: 3 PM
Gate Hours: 6 AM-11 PM
 
 
Description
Remote Camping

Johnson Falls
- 1 walk-in/backpacking site, one-mile hike from north shore
- 3 canoe campsites
Seymour Rapids
- 4 canoe campsites
Medicine Brook
- 3 canoe campsites
There is no fee for these remote sites, but a permit from the state forest headquarters is required. Sites are available on a first come, first served basis and are limited to a one-night stay.

Boat-in campsites are accessible by watercraft only, sites can be reserved year-round at:
- Loon Landing
- Mallard's Cove
- Eagle's Nest
- Honker's Hideaway
- Crane Bay
- Heron's Retreat
- Thunder Mountain View
Sites
Total Sites33
RV Sites16
   
Tent Sites33
Backpacking Sites17
   
  
  
No Hookup (33)
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Sites Miscellaneous
Facilities and Services
  Hours Description Fees
Dump Station   at nearby Governor Thompson State Park
Firewood   at the forest office and nearby Governor Thompson State Park.
Hot Showers   at nearby Governor Thompson State Park
Pit Toilets  
Water Spigots (non site)   solar-powered drinking fountains
Recreation
  Hours Description Fees
ATV / OHV  
Beach  
Biking  
Bird Watching   migratory birds, songbirds, Turkeys, Bald Eagles, Sandhill Cranes, Ospreys, common Loons, Great Blue Herons, waterfowl.
Boat Ramp  
Boating  
Canoeing  
Hiking  
Horseback Riding  
Hunting  
Kayaking  
Swimming  
Wildlife Watching   White-tail Deer, Black Bear, Beaver, Muskrat, Raccoon, Fisher, Mink
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