Main Day Use Campground and Camping

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About the Campground

The Main Day Use at Eau Galle Recreation Area offers a variety of activities for everyone. There are two reservable group shelters and a smaller non-reservable shelter. The East Shelter has replaced the Dome Shelter. Amenities include a playground, flush toilets, horseshoe pits, vending machines, large open area, a boat ramp, pay phone, a swimming beach with change house, volleyball courts, two fishing docks, and hiking trails. Crystal Cave, golf courses, gift stores and other attractions are within minutes.

Services & Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Restroom
  • Boat Launch Ramp
  • Flush Toilet
  • Hiking Trail
  • Horseshoe Pit
  • Interpretive Trail
  • Playground
  • Potable Water
  • Swimming
  • Telephone
  • Vending Machine
  • Volleyball


Peak Season
Apr 29 2010 -
Sep 28 2010
Peak Season
Jan 01 2011 -
Dec 31 2011

Alerts and Important Information Reservations must be made at least 2 days in advance. The Main Day Use is open 6am to 10pm from late April until late fall. Access to the lake is kept open throughout the winter (November - April) for those who wish to ice fish. The two group shelters are available for reservation from May - October. Electric motors only on lake. No pets in the beach area. No glass bottles in the beach area. Vehicle permits are no longer included with the shelter reservations and must be purchased at the park. Discounted vehicle permits are available by contacting the park office at least two weeks prior to the reservation. The Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest (CNNF) has prohibited the possession, storage or transportation of any firewood that originates from outside the state of Wisconsin or that originates from more than 25 miles from the destination point. The exception is firewood gathered on the CNNF. This is to prevent the spread the Emerald Ash Borer and other exotic insect pests. For more information about Emerald Ash Borer call toll free 1-800-462-2803 or you may go on-line at: or Firewood is available at or near camping facilities. Pets are allowed but must be leashed and not left unattended. No firearms or fireworks allowed in campground.

Campground Contact Information

Open From: Jun 16 2010 to Jun 14 2011
Reservation Phone: 877-444-6777
Campground Reservations: Main Day Use
Campground Phone: 715-778-5562
Customer Service Phone:888-445-1474
Backcountry Permits Phone: 877-550-6777
Location: W501 Eau Galle Dam Rd Spring Valley (near Menomonie), WI
Phone: 715-778-5562

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More About Main Day Use Campground

Main Day Use is a campground located in Menomonie, Wisconsin. This is a US Forest Service campground. All reservations can be made by calling 1-877-444-6777.

To find this campground check the map shown above, or enter -92.24444 latitude, and -92.24444 longitude into your GPS device.

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