Spectacle Lake

Autumn Reflections

Those dreaming of the quiet beauty of a northern Wisconsin lake will want to check out Vilas County’s Spectacle Lake. Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest encompasses over a million acres in the Lake Superior Northwoods region along the Wisconsin-Michigan border. This small…

Boulder Lake

Lake Reflecting Sky in Nicolet National Forest

Boulder Lake, in Wisconsin’s Lake Superior Northwoods Region, is everything nature lovers could want. Only an hour-and-a-half from either Green Bay or Wausau, Boulder Lake is one of the jewels crowning the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest. The million-and-a-half-acre combined national forests…

Squaw Lake

Lakeside Retreat

One of the better-kept secrets in Wisconsin’s Lake Superior Northwoods Region is Squaw Lake. This 785-acre lake hides in plain sight across the borders of Oneida and Vilas Counties. One reason it escapes notice is that Vilas County already holds…

Lake Minocqua

Lake Minocqua Winter Sunset

Summer vacation to many in the Midwest means Lake Minocqua. The time-honored tradition of ‘going up North’ connotes different destinations to different people, but usually means somewhere in northern Minnesota, Michigan or Wisconsin. Within families, generations travel to the same…

Dam Lake

A year round destination in the Northwoods Region of Wisconsin, Dam Lake in Oneida County offers fun, excitement and relaxation to its visitors. Beautifully situated in the Northern Highland-American Legion State Forest, undeveloped land abounds for those who wish to…

Lake McKinley

Located in a region that has been called the “Roads to Relaxation”, McKinley Lake in Washburn County, Wisconsin offers visitors a quiet respite to relax and enjoy the beauty of the Wisconsin Northwoods. Called interchangeably Lake McKinley and McKinley Lake,…

Star Lake WI

Shaped more like a horseshoe than a star, Star Lake is a largely undeveloped 1,206-acre lake 10 miles north of Saint Germain in Vilas County, Wisconsin. Surrounded by the 225,000-acre Northern Highland-American Legion State Forest, Star Lake’s idyllic Northwoods location…