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Northern Highland-American Legion State Forest

Location and directions

The Northern Highland-American Legion State Forest is located in Vilas, Oneida and Iron counties, in heart of the Northwoods near the cities of Woodruff and Minocqua. It is approximately four hours northeast of Minneapolis and four hours north of Madison. There are two main Visitor Contact Stations in the forest at Clear and Crystal lakes. For directions to the individual campgrounds, please see camping information.

Clear Lake Visitor Station: From the intersection of highways 51 and 47 in Woodruff, follow Highway 47 south 3.5 miles, turn left on Woodruff Road and the Clear Lake entrance will be on the right.

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Clear Lake Visitor Station
8282 Woodruff Road
Woodruff, WI 54568
715-356-3668

Crystal Lake Visitor Station: From the intersection of highways 51 and 47 in Woodruff, travel Highway 51 north 6.2 miles to Highway M. Turn right on Highway M and drive 2.7 miles to Highway N. Turn right on Highway N and travel 2 miles, the Crystal Lake Visitor Station entrance is on the left.

Get Directions - Crystal Lake Visitor Station

Crystal Lake Visitor Station
3237 Crystal Lake Road
Boulder Junction, WI 54512
715-542-3923

Hours

The forest is open from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Fees

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