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About Anvil Lake Recreation Area

If you are looking for a base camp to explore area trails or a destination rustic campground with a family atmosphere, try the Anvil Lake Recreation Area off Highway 70 east of Eagle River.

The Anvil Lake Recreation Area on the Eagle River District consists of a campground with 18 campsites equipped with fire rings and picnic tables, wheel-chair accessible with easy access to drinking water and vault toilets.

Day use facilities include a 377-acre lake with crystal clear water, swim beach, paved boat launch, year-round fishing and access to the Anvil National Recreation Trail, one of the most popular trail systems in the area, that includes hiking and mountain biking and converts to a winter cross-country ski trail.

So, if you like to swim, boat, fish, hike, picnic or enjoy being close to town, then the Anvil Lake Recreation Area is the place for you, conveniently located just 15 minutes east of Eagle River. The Anvil Lake Recreation Area is pet friendly; See restrictions below for more information.

National Forest
Anvil Lake Recreation Area is located in Wisconsin
45.9375 N
-89.0596 W
Get Directions
From Eagle River travel east 8.7 miles on Highway 70 to the campground entrance on the left (north) side of the road or the trails on the right (south) side of the road.  Follow signs to the Anvil Lake Campground or Anvil Lake National recreational Trail parking areas.
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