Boulder Junction, Wisconsin
Lodging, Businesses, Recreation, and General Information
Boulder Junction is a small town located in North Central Wisconsin surrounded by the 225,000 acre Northern Highland American Legion State Forest and almost 200 lakes for enjoying.
BOULDER BEAR MOTOR LODGE and RENTAL CABIN. 20 spacious guest rooms with cable TV, refrigerators, and free Wi-Fi. Whirlpool suite. Handicap and connecting rooms. Complimentary continental breakfast. Fireplace lounge. Two bedroom vacation cabin that will sleep 6. Easy walking distance to dining and shopping. On the trails. Boulder Bear Lodge, 5437 Park Street (Highway M), Boulder Junction, WI 54512. Phone: 715-385-2662
JIM TAIT REAL ESTATE. A family owned full service company with over 36 years of service in the area. Featuring 2nd home destinations, year round residences, and homes off-water. Nice selection of off-water vacation homes and lots. Open Monday – Saturday from 8am to 4pm. Office: 5446 Park Street, Boulder Junction, WI 54512. Phone: 715-385-2077, 877-385-2077, or 715-892-6675
RECREATON: Boulder Junction is a wonderful spot for lovers of the outdoors.
BIKING: The Vilas County paved Bike Trail is over 45 miles and can be used by all types of bicycles. The trail goes from downtown Boulder Junction for many exciting rides through the forest and to the beach and picnic area at Crystal Lake.
SWIMMING: Crystal Lake has a beach for swimming, a campground, and a picnic area. . . a great spot for enjoying a beautiful day.
FISHING: Walleye, bass, brook trout, yellow perch, crappie and pan fish are plentiful in the many lakes surrounding Boulder Junction. Sport shop, guide service, and boat rentals are available in town.
Canoeing, Kayaking, Hunting, Hiking, Cross-Country Skiing, Snowshoeing, and Snowmobiling await the adventurous.
COMMUNITY PARK. This wonderful park is located behind the Boulder Junction Chamber of Commerce on the east side of Highway M. Tennis courts, playground equipment, skateboard park, baseball diamond, basketball court, and a picnic pavilion. Fun for the whole family.
WINTER PARK: Located ¼ mile east of Main Street on old Highway K. 1mile of cross-country ski trails. Regulation size ice skating rink, warming shelter, sledding hill, picnic pavilion, and bonfire pit.
PLACES to VISIT.
BOULDER JUNCTION COMMUNITY CENTER AND LIBRARY offers a large meeting space and 2 public access computers. Open 24 hours daily.
BOULDER JUNCTION HISTORICAL MUSEUM is located next to the Community Center on Highway M. Open Memorial Day to Labor Day, Tuesday and Saturday from 10am to 2pm.
Visit the unique shops, galleries, dining, and other businesses in the area.
Dining in Manitowish Waters, 15 miles west of Boulder Junction, a nice ride through the forest.
Aberdeen Restaurant & Bar in Manitowish Waters offers casual dining in a comfortable log lodge overlooking the lake and our rustic lounge serves your favorite beverage. We also offer an open-air patio and a private screened-in porch. Closed Tuesday & Wednesday. 5325 Aberdeen Lodge Circle, Manitowish Waters, WI 54545. Phone: 75-543-87.
Ye Olde SHILLELAGH IRISH PUB Serving Food and Spirits. Family friendly. Our menu has a variety of sandwiches, appetizers, soup, salads, our famous Irish Stew, Shepherds Pie, and “Build Your Own Pizza”. Daily specials. Over 35 Irish Spirits and Guinness for a taste of Ireland. Outdoor seating. Open daily at 11 am. 14202 Tower Road, Manitowish Waters, WI 54545. Phone: 715-543-2340
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