Lake of the Falls
4720W County Park Rd., Mercer, WI 54547
Any firewood brought into an Iron County campground must come from within 25 miles of the campground or from a Wisconsin-certified firewood dealer.
Lake of the Falls County Park is located on the Turtle River between Lake of the Falls and the Turtle Flambeau Flowage, a popular fishing destination. Take Hwy 51 to Cty Rd FF just north of Mercer. Lake of the Falls is about 5 miles west on Cty Rd FF. Take a left onto County Park Rd or Popko Circle West.
There is ATV access to the campground via road route off of Trail 17 to Rice Lake Road to Popko Circle East and Popko Circle West. This is a blacktop road, 12.5 miles in length to Lake of the Falls Campground. Also accessible via road route Cty Hwy FF from the south to/from Swamp Creek Rd.
The campground has 3 separate camping areas. Side 1 has electrical campsites, pavilion, pit toilets, water and a boat ramp (address 4720W County Park Rd, Mercer, WI). Quiet Side 2 has lakeside campsites, no electricity, pit toilet and water (address 4815N Popko Circle West, Mercer, WI). Popular Side 3 has electrical campsites, flush toilets and showers, pit toilets, dump station and potable water fill (address 4775N Popko Circle West, Mercer, WI).
The campground is open from approximately May 1 through October 15. The boat ramp is accessible year-round.
Due to the rising popularity of camping, reservations are strongly encouraged.
During the camping season, the park caretaker can be reached at (715)329-0826 if the Forestry office is unavailable.