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2024 Changes to Operations of Langlade County Campgrounds and Veteran's Memorial Park

December 15, 2023

Author:  
Al Murray, Langlade County Forest Administrator

Source:  
Langlade County Forestry, Park, and Recreation Department

NEWS RELEASE/ PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

RE: 2024 CHANGES TO OPERATIONS AT JACK LAKE CAMPGROUND, PERCH LAKE CAMPGROUND, HIGH LAKE CAMPGROUND AND VETERAN’S MEMORIAL PARK:
  • Reservations for Campgrounds in 2024 will be available beginning at 8:30 a.m. Central Time, Tuesday, January 2, 2024
  • 2024 Campground season dates are May 16th through October 13th, based upon weather earlier opening or later closing may be accommodated by a public service announcement.
  • Reservations Only- All campgrounds (Jack Lake, Perch Lake, High Lake) will be by reservation only
  • Reservations will be only online and will be available up until the date of occupancy.
  • Registered campers should go directly to the campsite upon arrival while observing the check-in requirement of 3:00 p.m. on the day of check-in.
  • Check-out is 11:00 a.m. on the day of departure as reserved.
  • Reservation cancellation or modifications may only be made 7 days prior to scheduled occupancy, reservations or modifications made less than 7 days prior to occupancy are not eligible for refund opportunities or modifications.
  • For those unable to utilize online reservations, reservations by phone or in person will be handled Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. at main office at 1633 Neva Road, Antigo, Wisconsin.
  • All reservation questions should call 715-627-6300 from Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
  • Veteran’s Discount Returns to Jack Lake Campground- Veterans will be eligible for a discount code at Jack Lake Campground. Prior to making reservations for a site, Veterans must contact the Forestry, Parks and Recreation Office by calling 715-623-6300 from Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. to provide Veteran’s status information and become eligible for the discount.
  • Gobbler’s Roost, Timber Doodle, and Ruffed Grouse Cabins will only be reserved online with the same parameters as the campground.
  • Jack Lake South Shore Group site will increase to a minimum of $160 per night for up to 4 campers, with per camper fee of $40 per night for more than 4 with a maximum of 8 campers on the site.
  • Game Lake and Loon Cry Outpost Walk-In Sites will be free of charge as forest camping, first come-first served, no services are provided at these sites. Items carried in shall be carried out.
  • Jack Lake Snow Shelter Group Site will no longer be available for rental due to requirements for water and restrooms- recommend regular users of that site consider reservation of Groups Sites established at Perch Lake Campground.
  • Boats will be available at Jack Lake free of charge as a service to registered campers on a first come first served basis. Boats will be accounted for and locked up at 6:00 p.m. at end of worker shifts.
Veteran’s Memorial Park office operations will change as follows:
  • Office hours limited on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday to 2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
  • Office hours limited on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday to 2:00 p.m. -6:00 p.m.
  • When office is closed, firewood and ice sales will be available by self-pay fee box, shirt sales are available at the main office during regular office hours.
  • Firewood prices will increase to $8 per small bundle and $10 per large bundle
  • With limited office hours at the park, all questions pertaining to the park or camping should be processed by calling the Forestry, Parks and Recreation Office at 715-627-6300 from Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Please leave a message and return number if no answer.
  • Campground hosts and employees may be able to answer questions when onsite.
For more information, please visit our website above or contact the Forestry, Parks and Recreation Office at 715-627-6300.

We hope you plan to enjoy Langlade County in 2024 and thank you for supporting the economy and businesses of Langlade County!

Al Murray
Langlade County Forest Administrator


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