Northern Highland/American Legion State Forest

View Website Favorite (3) 4125 County Road M - Boulder Junction, WI 54512
Information: 715-542-3923
Toll Free: 888-947-2757


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

Nearby Places

Colorama Dinner 9/18/2021 Boulder Junction - 4.67 miles away
Beef-A-Rama™ 2021 9/25/2021 Minocqua - 11.56 miles away
Colorama Cornhole Classic 9/18/2021 St. Germain - 11.94 miles away
Colorama Festival 9/18/2021 St. Germain - 11.96 miles away
Autumn on Main Street 9/18/2021 Lake Tomahawk - 16 miles away
Paul's Pro Am Musky Tournament 9/17/2021 - 9/19/2021 Eagle River - 20.75 miles away
Eagle In One Golf Outing 9/17/2021 Eagle River - 21.1 miles away
Art Harvest Event 9/18/2021 Land O'Lakes - 21.46 miles away

Travel Green Wisconsin Certified


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