Paddling Trips In and Around Boulder Junction: Part 1

June 8, 2022

All trips take approximately 2-3 hours and have one put in/take out.

Allequash Lake: Allequash Lake is a 406 acre lake located in Vilas County. It has a maximum depth of 24 feet. The lake’s water is moderately clear. From Boulder Junction travel south on Hwy M and turn left on Allequash Lake Road and follow to public landing.

Ballard Lake & White Birch Lake: Ballard Lake is a 503 acre lake located in Vilas County. It has a maximum depth of 25 feet. The lake’s water clarity is very clear. To put in at the paved landing on Ballard Lake from Boulder Junction take Hwy M south to Hwy K. Turn left on K and follow to Siena Drive. Turn left on Siena Drive and follow to the boat landing. White Birch Lake is a 113 acre lake located in Vilas County. It has a maximum depth of 27 feet.  The lake’s water is moderately clear.  To access from White Birch Lake there is a carry in landing on Hwy K 2 miles before Siena Dr.

Big Muskelunge Lake: Big Muskellunge Lake is a 897 acre lake located in Vilas County. It has a maximum depth of 70 feet. Visitors have access to the lake from public boat landings, a public beach. The lake’s water clarity is very clear. Follow Hwy M South approximately 6.5 miles to Muskelunge Lake Road. Turn left and follow signs to the boat landing.

Boulder Lake: Boulder Lake is a 516 acre lake located in Vilas County. It has a maximum depth of 23 feet.  From Boulder Junction take Hwy M north to Airport Road. Turn left and follow signs to the paved boat landing.

Escanaba Lake: Escanaba Lake is a 303 acre lake located in Vilas County. It has a maximum depth of 26 feet. The lake’s water is moderately clear. Follow Hwy M South approximately 4 miles to Nebish Lake Road. Turn left and follow signs to the boat landing, approximately 3.5 miles from Cty Hwy M.

High Lake: High Lake is a 741 acre lake located in Vilas County. It has a maximum depth of 36 feet. The lake’s water is moderately clear. From Boulder Junction travel north on Hwy M until the intersection with Cty Hwy B. Turn right and continue on Cty Hwy B and watch for High Lake boat landing on the right side of highway.

Lynx Lake: Lynx Lake is a 307 acre lake located in Vilas County. It has a maximum depth of 48 feet. The lake’s water clarity is very clear. From Boulder Junction travel north on Hwy M until the intersection with Cty Hwy B. Turn left and continue on Cty Hwy B to Lynx Lake Rd. Turn left yo the boat landing.