Smith Rapids Campground

  • Smith Rapids Covered Bridge over the South Fork of the Flambeau River

    Smith Rapids Covered Bridge over the South Fork of the Flambeau River

Open year-round. Located on the South Fork of the Flambeau River (smallmouth bass, rock bass, catfish, black suckers, red horse, walleye, northern pike, musky); 11 rustic campsites with fire grills and picnic tables; fee required; all campsites can be reserved; tents, trailers, and RVs up to 45+; 9 campsites are equestrian-friendly with hitching rails and extra-long parking spurs to accommodate horse trailers; drinking water – hand pump, vault toilets, open-air picnic shelter (can be reserved) with picnic tables and grill; carry-in boat access, river & stream fishing, access to the Smith Rapids Covered Bridge and Smith Rapids River Saddle Trail (hike/equestrian). For campsite or pavilion reservation information, call 1-877-444-6777 or go to www.recreation.gov. (Winter camping – vault toilets, no water, no plowed roads or services.)

Directions

Travel east from Fifield, on State Highway 70 for 12.5 miles and turn left (north) on Forest Road 148 for 2 miles.

Features

  • On Water
  • Pets Welcome/Inquire

Campground Type

  • Horseback
  • RV
  • Tent
  • Trailer

Publicly Owned

  • Yes

Number of Campsites

  • 11

Nature Trails

  • Yes

Fish Type

  • Catfish
  • Musky
  • Northern Pike
  • Panfish
  • Smallmouth Bass
  • Walleye

Fishing style

  • Inland Lake / River

Boat Launch

  • Yes

Natural Attractions Type

  • Parks, forests and trails