Tent Sites
Fires Allowed
Pets Allowed
Water Unknown
About Boot Lake Campground

Boot Lake Campground overlooks its namesake -- 263-acre Boot Lake. Bask in the sun on the beautiful beach and then take a relaxing dip in the lake, or enjoy the fishing. Boot Lake contains walleye, northern pike, bass, musky, and panfish. In addition, several nearby streams offer excellent trout fishing, and the Wolf River provides fishing, kayaking, rafting, and first-class canoeing opportunities. The Jones Spring Non-Motorized Area is nearby, and offers hiking, hunting, and cross-country skiing. Generally, use at this popular campground is heavy throughout the summer.


The Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest has an abundance of outdoor recreation opportunities. Those most enjoyed at Boot Lake are fishing, swimming, kayaking, and canoeing. Due to the clarity of the water Scuba diving has become increasingly popular.


Boot Lake Campground has 34 sites. More than half of the sites can accommodate campers of 30’ and some of the sites are tent only. Drinking water, vault toilets, swim beach, picnic area, and a boat landing are also provided at this location. All roads are paved.

Natural Features

This campground sits on the northwest corner of Boot Lake, in a quiet finger of the lake. The campground is a mix of hardwoods and pine. Boot Lake is a high quality clear lake and has a maximum depth of 38 feet.

Nearby Attractions

Jones Springs Non-Motorized Area is just west of Boot Lake. It offers opportunities for hiking, hunting and cross-country skiing in the winter. There is a trail in the campground that connects into the Jones Springs hiking trails. The nearby Wolf River provides excellent opportunities for rafting and white water canoeing, and kayaking. The local community of Townsend is just north of the campground. The Cathedral Pines Trail is approximately four miles from the campground -- a must see at any time of the year.

ADA Access: N

$18.00 - $33.97
National Forest
Drive In
ADA Accessible
Alcohol Allowed
Fires Allowed
Pets Allowed
Phone Service
Picnic Table
Trash Available
Boot Lake Campground is located in Wisconsin
45.2686 N
-88.6457 W
Get Directions
From the intersection of Highway 32 and County Road T in Townsend, drive south on T 5.6 miles to the campground.
3 Reviews of Boot Lake Campground
Good campground

All around good campground. Sites weren’t too close to each other and were at a normal level of seclusion. Beach and fishing area

Get Away & Relax

Found this beautiful campground while exploring the lakes in the area. We had an awesome campsite with access to the lake right from our site. Spent several hours kayaking & fishing on Boot Lake, along with several other lakes in the area.

Be sure to get you firewood & ice in town, as there is none available in the campground.

First to Review
Boot Lake

Even though I am from the town of Townsend, which is about 5 miles from boot lake, this has always been my favorite campground, with hiking trails that aren't usually that busy to a beach you can relax on, it is the perfect place to spend a weekend, or week for that matter. Bring your kayak/canoe and enjoy the lake after wake hours also!