Washburn County

Washburn County parks, campgrounds, detailed county map, and lake maps

Detailed County Map-PDF file of detailed Washburn county map

County lake maps


Davis Flowage Primtive Campsites-Located 3 miles north of Stanbury near the intersection of County M and Hwy, 77. Access to the flowage is from a boat landing along Chimpanazie Road on the east side of the flowage. Access to the flowage is gained after a short float down th Chimpanazie River(200 yards) No other motorized access to the flowage exists. Two primitive campsites exist just off the dike on the west end of the flowage. Both sites have a picnic table and fire ring. map

Leisure Lake Picnic Area-The small picnic area, located near part of the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway, offers a swimming beach, boat landing and picnic area on Leisure Lake. From Spooner, take Cty. k north about five miles to Spring Lake Road. Turn west and continue to the stop sign where Spring Lake Road turns into Island Lake Road. Turn north and travel about three miles to Skunk Lake Road, which will be marked with sign for Washburn County Youth Camp. Turn right and continue to the park. Picnic tables, outhouses, swimming, beach, boat landing.

Sawmill Lake Campground-Washurn County operates a campground on Sawmill Lake 8 miles north of Birchwood. It is surrounded by many small glacial lakes which are connected by a canoe portage system.The campground has 25 campsites with picnic tables and fire rings. No electricity is available. Dock, shelter, vault toilets, water, boat launch. No motors allowed on lake. From Spooner, take Hwy. 70 east 15 miles to County B. Turn south on Cty. B and go three miles, then continue south on Birchwood Fire Lane for five miles. Picnic tables, outhouses, tent sites, trailer sites, swimming, hiking, nature trail, boat landing. map

Slim Creek Flowage and Picnic Area-This site on the Slim Creek Flowage provides opportunities for boating and fishing. Anglers can hook northern, walleye, pan fish and bass. From Spooner, take Hwy. 70 east 15 miles to Cty. B Turn south on Cty. B and go 2 1/2 miles tp Slim Creek. Turn down Slim Creek and go one mile to the picnic area. Picnic tables, boat landing.

Totogatic Campground-this campground is located in the northwest part of Wasburn County on the Minong Flowage, approximately 8 mlies west of Minong. The campground has 71 sites, most which have electricity. Facilities include beach, swimming, boat ramp, dock, picnic areas, flush and vault toilets, water, firewood From Spooner, travel north 22 miles on Hwy. 53 to Mining. In Mining, turn west on Hwy. 77 and travel one mile to Cty. I Turn north and go seven miles to the park entrance. Picnic tables, outhouses, toilets, tent sites, trailer sites, swimming, beach, hiking, nature trail, playground, boat landing. map


County forest camping-this is allowed with prior permission of the Forest Administrator and with a tent or lesser facility. Camping during the nine day gun season is allowed with larger facilities within 200 feet of a road or county forest road.

Washburn County Forest

850 W. Beaver Brook Ave., Suite #4

Spooner, Wi. 54801