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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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Daily stickers and trail passes can be purchased at individual properties via self-registration stations, electronic kiosk or drive-up window service. Annual park stickers only, can be purchased online. Annual park stickers and state trail passes can also be purchased over the phone by calling 1-888-305-0398 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., seven days per week 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
    • Disabled Access
    • Pets Welcome/Inquire
    • On Water
    • Camping
  • Number of Campsites
    • 871
  • Natural Attractions Type
    • Beaches
    • Parks, Forests, Trails
    • Scenic Vistas
  • Beach
    • Yes
  • Campground Type
    • Backpack
    • Tent
  • Boat Launch
    • Yes
  • Publicly Owned
    • Yes
  • Trail Length (miles)
    • 47
  • Nature Trails
    • Yes
  • Dumping Station
    • Yes
  • Showers and Flush Toilets
    • Yes

Nearby Places

1
Boulder Junction Lions Club Walleye Classic 10/03/2020 - 10/04/2020 Boulder Junction - 4.32 miles away
2
Northwoods Fall Art Tour 10/09/2020 - 10/11/2020 Boulder Junction - 4.51 miles away
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Northwoods Fall Art Tour 10/09/2020 - 10/11/2020 Boulder Junction - 4.62 miles away
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Northwoods Fall Art Tour 10/09/2020 - 10/11/2020 Boulder Junction - 4.66 miles away
5
Northwoods Fall Art Tour 10/09/2020 - 10/11/2020 Arbor Vitae - 4.73 miles away
6
Greater Wisconsin Musky Tournament 10/03/2020 - 10/04/2020 St. Germain - 11.93 miles away
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CANCELED - Evil Falls House of Tormented Souls Haunted House 10/03/2020 - 10/31/2020 Eagle River - 21.16 miles away
8
Pumpkin Run ATV/UTV Rally 10/08/2020 - 10/11/2020 Mercer - 21.7 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