Early settlers from Kentucky gave the name to Kentuck Lake. Kentuck Lake Campground is located on the east lake shore of Kentuck Lake in a stand of maple. The 955-acre lake is popular with anglers and has abundant walleye, bass, crappies and panfish. Kentuck lake is connected to Spectacle Lake Campground by a scenic 2.5-mile-long hiking trail.
The lake provides visitors with ample opportunities for boating and fishing. Anglers can expect a catch of musky, walleye, northern pike, large and smallmouth bass, crappie and perch. The lake is open to all types of boating, motorized and non-motorized. A trail linking the campground to the Spectacle Lake Campground begins near the boat landing and stretches 2.5 miles though mature upland hardwoods and lowland conifer areas. A variety of wildlife make its home in the area and visitors are encouraged to keep watch.
The campground offers 31 single family campsites, available for tent or RV camping. The campground offers both first-come, first-served (13) campsites as well as sites which can be reserved in advance (18). Sites are equipped with tables and fire rings with grills. A pressurized water system is available for drinking water.
The campground is situated in a stand of maple, at an elevation of 1,730 feet. The adjacent Kentuck Lake is accessible by the boat landing which is located within the campground.
The City of Eagle River is located about 17 miles west of the campground. A variety of services and activities are offered in Eagle River.From Eagle River travel east 13.4 miles on STH 70 to FR2176 (Divide Road). Turn left (north) on FR2176 and continue 2.7 miles to the campground entrance on the left.(715) 479-2827N