• Campground Host • Trail/Campground Maintenance • Visitor Information • General Assistance
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The Lakewood/Laona Ranger District of the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest is located in northeast Wisconsin. Ada Lake is near the town of Wabeno, WI in the county of Langlade.
For a memorable family camping experience, this campground offers a clear water lake with a sandy beach and good fishing. The exceptionally clear water makes Ada Lake great for swimming. The lake also is used on a regular basis by people scuba diving. Fishing is good for northern pike, bass, rainbow trout, and pan fish. Boat landings provide access to the 75-acre Ada Lake and the nearby 26 acre Glade Lake. Both lakes are restricted to electric motors.
Ada Lake campground is located on the southeast side of Ada Lake. The lake also provides a great place for your kayak or canoe. Much wildlife can be viewed from the shores on the lake. There is a sandy swim beach area and a grassy picnic area. A boat landing is just on the south end of Ada Lake.
There are 19 campsites available at Ada Lake. The campground has waterfront campsites. The campground has a mixture of conifers and hardwoods. There are two places for water. A pressurized water system is provided for your convenience and a hand pump.
Sites can be used for tents and RV camping. Each site has a campfire ring and a picnic table. Vault toilets and drinking water is also available. The campground has trash collection and a recycling area.
Fuel, fishing supplies, firewood, ice, and restaurants are within 10 miles of this campground, in the town of Wabeno.
General duties of a campground host include:
Campground hosts will serve as the first contact many campers will have with the Forest Service. The experience should leave campers with a positive attitude.
Campground hosts must be identifiable, visible, and a positive representative of the Forest service. Maintain a groomed appearance, greet visitors and provide information, and display a courteous and helpful demeanor when rendering assistance to visitor questions. Host campsite will be tidy and welcoming to visitors.
Campground hosts will serve as an important link to the Forest Service Recreation staff.
Clean and resupply 5 vault bathrooms daily. On busy weekends the bathrooms will be checked twice a day.
Campsites and fire rings will be cleaned after a campsite is vacated.
The beach and boat landing area will be checked daily.
Some light maintenance will be required as needed.
Campground hosts will be asked to assist visitors during any severe inclement weather related emergencies.
Encourage visitors to “do the right things” by following all Forest Service rules and regulations.
Campground hosts do NOT do any collections or compliance in the campgrounds.
They do not enforce any of the Forest Service rules and regulations.
All supplies will be furnished by the Forest Service.
We ask for at least a one-month commitment, or as long as a full season. Season is May 1 to December 1. Hosts will be expected to serve a minimum of 25-30 hours a week. This includes Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. Work weeks will revolve around the busy weekends. Being on the host site for the busy weekends is a must.
Hosts are to be neat in appearance when working with visitors.
Have adequate housing for extended periods of time.
Hosts should be in good physical condition and able to walk the campground several times a day.
All host work is performed in a variety of weather conditions including rain, humidity and heat, and varying temperatures.
Hosts are provided with a free campsite. The host site does have electricity, but no water or sewer.
HOUSING & AMENITIES Type: Camp Sites Description: Free campsite with electricity while being a campground host.