Lac Vieux Desert Campground

Camp here and you'll be at the headwaters of the Wisconsin River! This 2,853-acre lake is the largest lake in the Nicolet and is shared with the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Hence, "border lake: fishing regulations apply". The lake is known for its musky, walley, bass, and northern. It also has several boat accesses.

Hours of Operation

May 5 - Oct 11


From Eagle River travel 16 miles north on Highway 45/32 to County Road E. Turn right (east) on E and continue 2.8 miles to FR 2205 (West Shore Road). Turn left (north) and drive 1.3 miles to the campground entrance.


  • On Water


  • Yes

Campground Type

  • RV
  • Tent
  • Trailer

Natural Attractions Type

  • Beaches
  • Parks, Forests, Trails

Publicly Owned

  • Yes


  • Yes

Number of Campsites

  • 31

Boat Launch

  • Yes

Fish Type

  • Largemouth Bass
  • Musky
  • Northern Pike
  • Walleye