Camping is available outside of individual or group campsites on all islands except Devils, Eagle, Gull, Long, and York. Primitive camping zones have been established on the rest of the islands for visitors seeking a remote backcountry experience with no facilities. Camping zone maps are available at the headquarters visitor center and in the table below.
A fee of $15/party/night will be charged. An additional reservation fee of $10 is charged for each camping trip. To reserve a primitive camping zone go to https://www.recreation.gov/ or call 715-779-3397 extension 2 for more information.
The following areas are CLOSED to camping:
Click the links below for primitive camping zone maps. (PDFs)
The descriptions of shoreline types is a rough and imprecise guide. Extreme caution should always be exercised in shallow water or while approaching land.
Water levels vary each year and can cause the beaches to be very small or no longer exist.
Last updated: October 4, 2017