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Northern Highland/American Legion State Forest

View Website Favorite (2) 4125 County Road M - Boulder Junction, WI 54512
Information: 715-542-3923
Toll Free: 888-947-2757

8am-10:30pm.

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Until further notice, this State Park will remain open 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily, however restrooms, water fountains, and trash receptacles are unavailable. Park passes are required but are not being sold on-site. Please contact the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Customer Service Center to purchase passes: 888-305-0398, 8am-3pm daily or with questions: 1-888-936-7463, 7 a.m. - 10 p.m. daily.

Show off your selfie skills! 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
  • Campground Type
    • Backpack
    • Tent
  • Number of Campsites
    • 871
  • Boat Launch
    • Yes
  • Showers and Flush Toilets
    • Yes
  • Nature Trails
    • Yes
  • Dumping Station
    • Yes
  • Trail Length (miles)
    • 47
  • Publicly Owned
    • Yes
  • Natural Attractions Type
    • Beaches
    • Parks, Forests, Trails
    • Scenic Vistas
  • Beach
    • Yes

Nearby Places

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CANCELED -Annual Gem & Mineral Show 7/17/2020 - 7/18/2020 Minocqua - 11.24 miles away
2
VIRTUAL - Manito Art League Art Show 7/16/2020 - 7/19/2020 Manitowish Waters - 12.17 miles away
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Taste of Manitowish Waters 7/18/2020 Manitowish Waters - 12.17 miles away
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Island Art Walk 7/11/2020 Minocqua - 12.24 miles away
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Sidewalk Sales 7/18/2020 Manitowish Waters - 12.29 miles away
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Fleazaar 7/15/2020 Manitowish Waters - 12.78 miles away
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CANCELED - Bear River Pow-Wow 7/10/2020 - 7/12/2020 Lac du Flambeau - 14.84 miles away
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Cranberry Country Quilters Quilt Show 7/18/2020 Eagle River - 20.54 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