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Day Lake

This 100-acre US Forest Service campground area flanks 625-acre Day Lake. A variety of habitats, including floating sphagnum-tamarack bogs, attract seasonal waterfowl, raptors, and Northwoods’ mammals. Barrier-free viewing platforms, two nesting structures and shoreline hiking trails provide great opportunities to watch osprey and bald eagle.

Directions: From Clam Lake take Cty M west .33 miles, past Cty GG. Follow signs to the boat landing and day use area. Park in the paved lot near the picnic area.

Gazetteer: Page 95, C-5 (prior to 10th edition). | Page 26, E-4 (10th edition).

Amenities: Restrooms, drinking fountain, gravel trails, viewing platform, hiking trails, picnicking, camping (66 sites), boat landing, fishing, swimming beach.

Notes: Bring your fishing gear; Day Lake is loaded with small-to-medium Musky.

Phone: 715/264-2511 (US Forest Service).

Day Lake map

Web site: Day Lake Campground

Rarities: Bald Eagle and Osprey.

Admission Fee: Yes.

Hours: 24/7.

Accessibility: Yes.

Signature Species: Waterfowl, warblers.

Seasonality: Best in spring, summer and fall.

Nearest food & lodging: Clam Lake, .5-miles southwest.