Northern Highland/American Legion State Forest

View Website Favorite 4125 County Road M - Boulder Junction, WI 54512
Information: 715-542-3923
Toll Free: 888-947-2757

8am-10:30pm.

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Snap a selfie with our best views! Find a selfie stand located at the Crystal Lake Campground/Day Use Area in the center of the main beach and stop for a fun photo. Share yours with us on Instagram using #ScenicWisconsin. 

Covers 223,283 acres in northern Wisconsin including 900 lakes and 18 family campgrounds. A total of 244 bird species frequent the forest - that's 73 percent of all species recorded in Wisconsin. Nesting pairs of bald eagles, osprey and loons are common. It is home to one of the largest Bald Eagle nesting concentrations in the world. Pets are welcome in Wisconsin State Parks but must be on a leash and under control at all times. Certain areas may be off limits to pets. Visit our website for more details.

  • Features
    • On Water
    • Disabled Access
    • Pets Welcome/Inquire
    • Camping
  • Beach
    • Yes
  • Campground Type
    • Backpack
    • Tent
  • Natural Attractions Type
    • Beaches
    • Parks, Forests, Trails
    • Scenic Vistas
  • Showers and Flush Toilets
    • Yes
  • Nature Trails
    • Yes
  • Dumping Station
    • Yes
  • Publicly Owned
    • Yes
  • Number of Campsites
    • 871
  • Trail Length (miles)
    • 47
  • Boat Launch
    • Yes

Nearby Places

1
Frozen Tozen Ice Fishing Tournament 2/01/2020 Boulder Junction - 5.94 miles away
2
3 Redneck Tenors 1/25/2020 Minocqua - 12.49 miles away
3
St. Germain Radar Run 1/31/2020 - 2/01/2020 St. Germain - 12.54 miles away
4
Wolf Tracks Rendezvous 42km Marathon & 24km Half Marathon 2/01/2020 Minocqua - 19.02 miles away
5
MECCA Candlelight Ski & Snowshoe 1/25/2020 Mercer - 20.71 miles away
6
Women on Snow Weekend & Tour 1/24/2020 - 1/26/2020 Eagle River - 20.8 miles away
7
Sno-Goers Snowmobile Cookout 1/25/2020 Mercer - 21.6 miles away
8
Winter Festival, Three Bear Winter Sled Dog Races 2/01/2020 - 2/02/2020 Land O'Lakes - 22.24 miles away

Travel Green Wisconsin Certified

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Certified: (Req. 30 Points)

To be certified through Travel Green Wisconsin, all participants must achieve at least 30 points on the Travel Green Wisconsin Checklist. The more points a business attains, the greener they are in their operations.

Green Innovations

Performs scientific research at Crystal Lake, which also educates the public.Use Energy Star qualified products; use tankless water heaters.Performed a shoreline restoration project.Use non-toxic, earth-friendly cleaning products and detergent.Encourages the use of water fountains to minimize the use of plastic bottlesEducate guests on invasive species and how to avoid transporting them