Boulder Junction

Boulder Junction is the Musky Capital of the World®. Set in the heart of the Northern Highland-American Legion State Forest, you’ll find 194 lakes within a nine-mile drive of downtown Boulder Junction. The community is also home to a unique trail system, which includes paved and unpaved hiking and biking trails. Local snowmobile trails connect you with hundreds of miles of trails throughout the Northwoods. Three cross-country ski trails are within a five-minute drive of Boulder Junction. Don’t forget to explore the unique shops and galleries. Learn more at

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Phone:  800-GO-MUSKY
Address: 5352 Park Street, Boulder Junction, WI 54512 (map)

Boulder Junction Northwoods Bum Itinerary


At first glance, you feel like you’ve gone back in time. The freshly painted cottage looks just like the ones your family used to stay in when you were a boy. You immediately feel at ease and go inside to unpack. Out on the porch are two chairs positioned to afford the best view of the lake. You take a seat in one of them and ponder what to do this evening. Continue reading

Boulder Junction Northwoods Gearhead Itinerary


After the drive from home, boat in tow, you’re itching to see some water—and Boulder Junction doesn’t disappoint. Driving into town, you pass numerous lakes. In total, Boulder Junction offers boaters 194 crystal-clear, shimmering lakes. You’re pleased to see how clean, comfortable and convenient your motel is. Once settled in, you make plans about where to go for dinner. Continue reading

Boulder Junction Northwoods Gumshoe Itinerary


Following your afternoon arrival at the cabin at the beautiful resort on the sandy shores of a crystal-clear lake in Boulder Junction, you head out onto the porch to take in the lovely view and plan your evening. Amid the shade of the pines and the sounds of the forest, you select a restaurant known for its Friday night fish fry. Continue reading

Boulder Junction Northwoods Highbrow Itinerary


You turn off the main road and down a gravel drive. The trees crowd the drive on both sides, affording no view of what’s ahead. When you come out of the trees, you see it: a beautiful lake home set on the shores of a postcard perfect lake, one of the 194 lakes that adorn the forests of Boulder Junction. You can’t wait to get out of the car and see what’s inside this wonderful home. Continue reading

Boulder Junction Northwoods Trailblazer Itinerary


Your campsite, which sits beneath a canopy of hemlock bows, looks like it’s just about the coziest campsite in all the Northwoods. You set up your tents, fire pit, camp chairs and food storage area. When your campsite is all set, you decide that there’s no better time than now to take a bike ride. Continue reading

Boulder Junction Northwoods Wannabe Itinerary


The only impression of the cabin you have is from a small thumbnail image you saw on the Internet. But, you are pleased to see that the cabin is even better than expected. Sturdy and rustic, this cabin in the woods seems custom made for you. You unpack and, before heading out for dinner, take a glance into the forest to see if you can spy an albino deer, which you read about while planning your trip.
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