Boulder Lake

Picture 1 of Boulder Lake
Picture 1 of Boulder Lake

   Boulder Lake is the closet lake to downtown Boulder Junction. The lake has miles of shoreline to be explored and is part of a marked paddling route.

Clarity: 6.5 Feet
Avg. Depth: 12 Feet
Size: 516 Acres
Max Depth: 23 Feet
Shoreline: 7.50 Miles
Water Source: Drainage
Lake Access: Public
Boat Launch:
Water Color: Deep Blue
Trophic State: None
Time to Town: 4 Minutes
Fishing: Okay
Fish Species: Variety
Bottom: Mixed
Boat Traffic: Average
Noise Level: Low
High Speed: Yes
Natural Gas: Yes
Lake Roads: Average
Cell Coverage: Okay
Home Density: Low
Rentals on Lake: Yes
Township: Boulder Junction
School District: North Lakeland
Tax Rate: $9.12 / $1000
Restrictions: Fishing
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Boulder Lake contour map
Biking/Walking/Ski Trails:
Bear Lake Road - A 4.4 mile leg that goes from the Heart of Vilas County bike trail to the Little Crooked Lake boat landing. The trail is smooth and mostly flat.

Heart of Vilas County (Boulder Junction) - This 9.7 mile section of the Heart of Vilas County paved trail runs along varying terrain right through Bould Junction. Many scenic viewing areas and a picnic area are along this part of the route.

Nichols Lake Landing - A short .6 mile trip that can be extended by 3.3 miles by starting at the Boulder Junction community center.

White Deer Loop - This 6.5 mile trip takes you through a wooded area and the airport landing strip before ending at the Boulder Lake landing. The area is known for its white deer population so keep your eyes peeled.
Paddling Routes:
NHAL Canoe Trip #2 - This 6.1 mile paddle takes about 3 hrs to complete. You will go across Boulder Lake (where there are several campsites available) and then down the river to the boat landing near Hwy K.
Snowmobile Trails:
The Boulder Junction Snowmobile Club trails run to the south of the lake. The club has 128 miles of groomed trails around Boulder Junction. The trail system connects to other systems giving you access to anywhere you want to go explore on your sled.
ATV Trails:
No nearby routes
Boulder Junction:
5 mins
Grocery Store
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Manitowish Waters:
22 mins
Grocery Store
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Minocqua:
28 mins
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