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About Boulder Junction

Wisconsin’s Northwoods are a favorite for travelers seeking tranquility and to commune with nature. Our Boulder Junction cabin rentals are surrounded by 194 lakes within a nine-mile radius, and are a mecca for anglers and outdoor enthusiasts.

Where is Boulder Junction, WI?

This small town is located in northern Wisconsin, about 270 miles from Milwaukee and just minutes from the border of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.  While you’ll be surrounded by endless lakes and rivers, if you’re yearning for wider waters, Lake Superior is just over an hour away. Our Boulder Junction vacation rentals are nestled in the heart of the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, which spans 1,530,647 acres of Wisconsin.

Things to do in Boulder Junction, WI

Anglers, rejoice: Boulder Junction was named the Musky Capital of the World. More muskies are caught in the lakes surrounding our Boulder Junction cabin rentals than in any other town of similar size. This fish is a member of the pike family and grows to over 50 inches long. No matter which name you call them—muskellunge, milliganong, or maskinonge—the musky poses the challenge of being one of the most difficult freshwater fish to catch.

If the mainland is more your style, Boulder Junction is a popular spot for sports year-round. The Heart of Vilas Bike Trail is a great way to experience surrounding Vilas County. A number of trails in varying lengths begin near your Boulder Junction cabin rental, ranging from two to 17 miles.

Don’t let the winters stop you from visiting. Boulder Junction is a beloved destination for snowmobiling, ice fishing, and more. They even host the Forest Frenzy Winter Triathlon where participants can cross-country ski, snowshoe, and ride fat tire bikes through the snowy landscape.

No matter the time of year, the Northwoods are the perfect place for a peaceful getaway surrounded by nature. Experience this special place for yourself with our Boulder Junction cabin rentals. Browse our homes today.