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Russell Memorial Campground

Lake Arbutus Drawdown
Attention Lake Arbutus Users!
Effective September 5th, 2017 Black River Partners will begin drawing down Lake Arbutus .5 feet a day until the lake is lowered approximately 5.5 feet. This draw down is expected to remain until Spring of 2019. As more information becomes available and the situation develops, Clark County Forestry and Parks will keep you updated. For more information from Midwest Hydraulic Company, LLC and Black River Partners, LLC please click here: - More Details

Russell Memorial Campground
Russell Memorial Campground
Russell Memorial Campground
Russell Memorial Campground
Russell Memorial Park, Clark County's largest campground and park, is a premier location offering water frontage, ATV trail access, and full RV hookup. Russell Park and Campground offers a wide range of modern amenities sure to meet your camping and recreation needs. Campsites are offered bordering the beautiful Lake Arbutus.

Lake Arbutus consists of 821 acres of surface water and is touted as the best fishery in Clark County. Four convenient boat landings offer ample opportunity for water-based recreation. *There is a boat launch parking fee of $3.00/daily and $25.00/annual, which can be paid onsite at the self-registration tube via cash or check, as well as purchased online at: This boat launch parking fee is waived for Russell Park Campers who park their vehicle back at their site after launching.

Russell Park is also close to Levis Mound Recreational Area. Levis is commonly referred to as the best mountain-bike trail system in the Midwest. In addition to mountain-bike opportunities, Levis offers exceptional hiking trails and breath-taking scenery.

Services & Amenities:
  • Wifi internet is now available for purchase from every campsite
  • Boat Launch
  • Handicap Access
  • Restrooms (vaulted & flush)
  • Picnic Tables
  • Parking
  • Playground
  • Showers
  • RV Dump Station
  • Firewood
  • Pavilion
  • Dumpsters/Recycling
  • ATV Trails
  • Convenience Store
  • Laundromat
Range of allowable firewood: .

Campground is open yearly May 1st through November 1st. Reservations will not be accepted for the month of October due to the inability to guarantee all amenities will be available. A first come, first serve policy will be implemented for October camping. Please call either the Russell Memorial campground office at (715) 333-7948 or the Forestry & Parks business office at (715) 743-5140 to check on campground amenities for October camping.

Check-In Time: 3:00 pm
Check-Out Time: 1:00 pm

W8180 South Road
Merrillan, WI 54754
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Location Area
Russell Memorial Park is located alongside Lake Arbutus in Southwestern Clark County.


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