Wabasso Lake Recreation Area

This campground is located about one mile west of the Lac du Flambeau Indian Reservation and is perfect for primitive camping with 3 walk-in/canoe-in tent campsites with fire grills and picnic tables. A daily or annual parking permit is required; no camping fee; no reservations - first come, first served. Wabasso Lake is 49-acres and has an excellent panfish population. Drinking water-hand pump and vault toilets are located at the boat landing. Please pack out what you bring in. No garbage service is provided. Only electric boat motors are permitted on Wabasso Lake. Gasoline powered boats are prohibited. (Winter camping – vault toilets; no water, no plowed roads or services.)


From Lac du Flambeau travel west on Forest Road 142 for 3 miles, turn right (north) on Forest Road 514 to the campground.


  • On Water
  • Pets Welcome/Inquire

Campground Type

  • Backpack
  • Tent

Publicly Owned

  • Yes

Number of Campsites

  • 3

Fish Type

  • Panfish

Fishing style

  • Inland Lake / River

Boat Launch

  • Yes

Natural Attractions Type

  • Parks, Forests, Trails