Fall color planner

September 7, 2021

The show never gets old. Every fall, the forests that surround Boulder Junction are spectacular. Stoll through a carpet of gold, cast a line against a backdrop of red or drive through a tunnel of orange—however you experience Boulder Junction will be unforgettable. Here are some tips for getting the most out of the color season in Boulder Junction.

See the progress

Check out travelwisconsin.com for the latest fall color reports, including how close we are to peak colors. The exact peak changes a bit from year to year, but you can find fall beauty as early as mid-September and as late as mid-October and beyond. You can even get a view of the scenery from the chamber office with our webcam. Later this year, when the snow flies, the cam will show you how much snow is on the ground!

Plan a drive

Boulder Junction is surrounded by the 225,000-acre Northern Highland-American Legion State Forest, so there’s plenty of woods to explore. The roads here will take you past glacial lakes and brilliant stands of hardwood. See some of the best driving options here.

Hike a trail

There’s nothing like an autumn hike in Boulder Junction—our trails meander through some of the best scenery in the Northwoods. Discover some of our most popular hiking spots and some good places for fall birdwatching.

Enjoy a fall meal

Taking in all of this color might make you a little hungry. You’re in luck—a delicious meal is waiting. Here are some good bets for a fall meal around Boulder Junction.

Hit the links

Autumn is an ideal time to be out on the greens — the air is fresh, the courses are in great shape and the scenery is unforgettable. Here’s where to go for fantastic fall golfing.

Land a trophy

Boulder Junction is the Musky Capital of the World and fall is the season when anglers go hunting for trophies. Before your fishing trip, read these tips to help you land the big one!

Find a place to stay

Of course you’ll need a place to stay while you’re here! Find the perfect spot with a list of hotels, motels, cabins and more here.