UPDATED JUNE 26:
The Town Hall is open! Please observe social distancing when you visit; masks are not required.
Summer hours are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday from 8-2.
*Important upcoming events: Open Book July 7, 12-2PM Town Hall, Board of Review July 14, 3PM-5PM Town Hall, Annual Town Meeting July 21, 6PM Town Hall
*GARBAGE DROP OFF SITE WILL BE CLOSED ON JULY 4 FOR INDEPENDENCE DAY
When you go- please observe the new rules- one at a time, stay in your vehicle, sign in, and let the attendant assist you and check what you are throwing in the recycle dumpster. Please follow the Waste Management rules for recycling- no plastic bags! WHAT IS RECYCLABLE
Draper Public Forest Campground
We are open! Several of our campsites are being expanded this summer to accommodate larger RVs.
Due to Covid-19, the showers will not be open. Bathrooms are open for emergency use only- we encourage you to use your own self-contained restroom facilities. Please bring your own hand sanitizer and other cleaning supplies- should you need to use the campground bathrooms, we encourage you to sterilize surfaces like door handles, faucets, toilet seats, etc.
Draper is a town in Sawyer County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 209 at the 2018 census. The unincorporated communities of Draper, Loretta, and Oxbo are located in the town.
Abundant Natural Resources:
- Public Lands: The township of Draper encompasses thousands of acres in the heart of the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest and the Flambeau River State Forest.
- Waterways: There are numerous fishing lakes and waterways, including Blaisdell Lake with a state of the art public boat launch facility. The East Fork of the Chippewa River and the Flambeau River provide excellent fishing, kayaking and canoeing opportunities.
- Wildlife: Black bear, white tailed deer, bald eagles, wolves, coyotes, bobcats, fishers and many more wild animal species are abundant in the Draper area, and you may even see elk or a stray moose passing through!
- National and State Forest hiking, biking and cross country ski trails
- Extensive ATV and snomobile trails, including a portion of the historic Tuscobia Trail
- Public campground with hot shower facilities and state of the art RV campsites, with 30 and 50 amp electric hookups just off Tuscobia trail
- Draper Public Park with large covered picnic shelter
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 138.2 square miles (358.0 km²), of which 136.1 square miles (352.5 km²) is land and 2.1 square miles (5.5 km²) is water.
138 sqare miles, 45 miles south of Lake Superior and 120 miles north east of St. Paul, MN. Draper is 36 miles SE of Hayward, WI, home of the Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame and the annual American Birkebeiner Ski Race.
White, Native American, and Mixed Descent