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The City of Ashland maintains two campgrounds that operate on a first-come, first-serve basis.  City of Ashland park facilities and campgrounds usually open for the season around May 15 and close around October 15. Firewood, to be used at the City of Ashland campgrounds, must be purchased in Ashland or within a 25-mile radius of the City of Ashland.

Kreher Park, located on Lake Superior, at the end of North Prentice Avenue, is home to a 33 site RV campground, with a playground, swim beach, boat launch, pavilion, bathrooms, showers, water and electric hook-ups, a dump station and access to the Ashland Rails to Trails System.  Can accomidate 40 ft campers – a few spots can handle a little larger.

Prentice Park is large wooded park that provides RV and tent camping opportunities with 6 RV sites with electric (50 amp and water and 6 tent/small camper sites.  Prentice Park has bathrooms, showers, artesian wells, playground, pavilions, 2 miles of hiking trails and access to the Ashland Rails to Trails System, Fish Creek Sloughs and wildlife viewing opportunities. Paid RV campers can use the dump station at Kreher Park for no additional cost. Maximum stay on any tent site is two weeks.  Can accomidate 40 ft campers.

The City of Ashland Parks and Recreation Department accepts reservations for only month-long camping at Kreher and Prentice Park. Please call at 715/682-7059 or visit for more information.

Kreher Park Fees

  • Kreher – non lake front sites $40/night – $240/wk – $950/month
  • Kreher – Lakefront sites (#25-33) $45/night – $270/wk  – Sites (#26, 27, 31, 32 only) $1,100/month
  • Kreher – (Sites 15,18,19,20,23 have a 14 day limit so no month long stays on those sites)

Prentice Park  Fees:

  • RV $40/night – $210/wk – $950/month
  • Park Tent $25/night – $125/wk – No monthly stays

Top O’ the Morn Resort & Campground – 6080 Iron Lake Rd., Iron River, WI  54847   (715) 372-4546
Classic, full-service Northwoods resort situated on nearly 1,000 pristine feet of Iron Lake shoreline. There are 5 beautiful lakeside cabins and 61 RV campsites that can accommodate all types of campers – including the biggest of big rigs! The campground includes a wide variety of site options – including full hook-up, 30A or 50A power connections, water & electric sites, lakeside sites, pull-thru sites, primitive tent sites, shaded or open locations. A perfect 4-season vacation destination or a peaceful overnight resting stop!

Legendary Waters Resort & Casino 37600 Onigamiing Dr. Red Cliff, WI 54814  (800) 226-8478
Buffalo Bay Campground adjacent to Legendary Waters Resort & Casino offers nature’s finest panoramic view of Lake Superior and the Apostle Islands.  Open mid-May through mid-October.  34 RV sites and 11 designated tent sites.  Electrical and water hookups available with both 30 amp and 50 amp service (Please call ahead to reserve and inquire about type of service)  Comfortable indoor restrooms and showers located inside hotel side entrance.  Restaurant, snack bar, and lounge on property.  Gas and grocery nearby.  Adjacent to Boat launch and Marina.  Check in at Hotel front desk upon arrival: Check-In- 12 pm; Check-Out- 11 am.  RV or Trailer sites: $40.  Tent sites: $25

Copper Falls State Park, Mellen, WI

Big Bay State Park, Madeline Island

Big Bay Town Park, Madeline Island

For more information on camping in Ashland County, call 715-682-2500.

Here are two brochures, in PDF format, on Camping and Parks.

Ashland Parks & Beaches

Ashland/Bayfield County Campgrounds