Open: Open all year Number of Sites: 69 Number of Sites with Electric: 24
Brunet Island State Park, on the Chippewa and Fisher rivers, contains more than 1,200 acres of scenic beauty, wildlife, and recreational opportunities. Each summer, thousands of visitors come to camp, fish, boat, canoe, hike, swim, and picnic. During the winter they can ski, snowshoe, and ice fish.
Quiet lagoons and channels are excellent for canoeing and wildlife watching. The landscape here in Chippewa County is a product of the most recent Ice Age (the Pliestocene Epoch). The rolling terrain carries a wide variety of forest types and is home to a multitude of wildlife.
How to Get There
From the corner where State Highway 27 makes a right-angle turn in Cornell, go west on Bridge Street (State Highway 64) for .1 mile to Park Road. Turn right on Park Road to the park entrance. Geographic coordinates are 45° 10' 43.9" N, 91° 9' 44.5" W.
Brunet Island has two campgrounds. Reserve a site at either one online or by calling (888) 947-2757 ((800) 274-7275 TTY). A few sites in each campground are available only first-come, first-served.
The South Campground has 24 sites with electricity. A campsite accessible for people with disabilities and a shower building with flush toilets are in this campground.
The North Campground has no electric service, but has many campsites on the shoreline of the Chippewa River or its bays.
Supplies and Services
Merchants in Cornell sell groceries, propane, fuel, and other camping supplies. Laundromats are on Bridge and Main Streets. Canoes can be rented at Northland Sports and Spirits, 1 mile south of Cornell on State Highway 27.
A trailer dumping station is near the park office on the mainland.
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