2017-2018 Fort McCoy Guide

Pine View Campground enhances quality of life

Pine View Campground, nestled in a wooded area about a quarter mile west of Fort McCoy's cantonment area, is bounded by Suukjak Sep Lake on the east and the La Crosse River on the west and south.

Among the features of the facility are picnic and playground areas (one handicapped accessible), a campground with a camp store, lodging units, a recreational equipment checkout center, miniature golf, hiking trails, and a beach.

Members of the Fort McCoy community and the public may use this recreation area. Pine View is fully operational year-round.

Approximately 65,000 people make use of the area annually.

Campground

Campground
Pine View Campground


Suukjak Sep Lake
Suukjak Sep Lake

Pine View offers all the conveniences of a clean, modern campground. Showers, restrooms, laundry facilities, and an LP fill station all are available on site.

Wisconsin fishing and hunting licenses and Fort McCoy fishing permits are sold at the Campground Office.

The campground features 176 campsites, of which 38 are nonelectric tent sites. The remaining sites are recreational vehicle/trailer pads with electrical hookups. Of these, 121 have full hookups for water, sewer, electricity, and cable TV.

The campsites are arranged in camping circles. Each site is equipped with a fire pit and a picnic table; each camping circle features a shower/restroom complex.

Camping cabins, lakeside cabins, yurts, and travel trailers situated on site are available for rent by the day or week.

Lake & Beach

Suukjak Sep Lake provides opportunities for fishing, boating, and swimming or sunbathing on its sandy beach.

The lake is stocked annually with rainbow trout and also has populations of largemouth bass and panfish.

Recreational Equipment Checkout Center

The Campground Office/Recreational Equipment Checkout Center is the place to register campers as well as rent boats, canoes, fishing and camping equipment, and many other types of recreational gear.

An 18-hole miniature-golf course, a nine-hole disc-golf course, three floor-shuffleboard games, a camp store, and activity areas for basketball and volleyball are available.

Picnic Area

Pine View's 5-acre picnic area features a large, shaded picnic area with grills and picnic tables. The area is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Five pavilions also are available for rent for group activities. Restrooms are available on site.
Volleyball and horseshoe activity areas, as well as playground equipment, are located throughout the grounds.

Two miles of nature/hiking trails are maintained. The trail to Trout Falls starts at the picnic area.
Pine View is operated as a nonappropriated-fund activity, and all improvements to this recreation area are paid for using nonappropriated-fund dollars.

Pine View Campground is located near Fort McCoy off Highway 21. Follow signs to the campground.

For complete details, including hours, costs, and restrictions, visit mccoy.armymwr.com/us/mccoy/programs/pine-view-campground/, or call 608-388-3517/2619 or 800-531-4703.