Crystal Lake Campground

Northern WI Campground
Crystal Lake Campground

99 Non-Electric Sites (Generators allowed)

Beach Area

Pets Allowed on a Leash

Drinking Water


Flush Toilets

$20/Night for State Residents

$25/Night for Non-Residents

Reservations Required

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Crystal Lake Campground is one of the most popular camping destination in the Northern Highland American Legion State Forest. It is a centrally-located campground that offers easy access to many of the Northwoods communities nearby. The campground is located in between Sayner and Boulder Junction, Wisconsin.

Firefly Lake is a 93-acre, crystal clear (hence the name) lake open for non-motorized traffic. The campground offers incredibly popular beach area for families to enjoy. The campground is also only 1/2 mile from the smaller Firefly Lake Campground beach and picnic area.

Crystal Lake Campground offers 99 campsites, 8 of which are available to reserve as double sites and accommodate up to 12 people. The campground has two ADA compliant sites as well as 7 walk-to/tent only sites. There are no electric sites in the campground, however generators are allowed to run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

A State Parks and Forest Admission Sticker is required for camping. There are 3 hand pumps available for drinking water, one of which is ADA compliant. There are also 5 pit toilets located throughout the campground as well as one building with flush toilets and ADA compliant showers. Firewood is also available on site for purchase.

There are some excellent hiking and biking opportunities nearby to explore. Some of these trails include: the Heart of Vilas County Paved Bike Trail, Razorback Ridges, the Escanaba Trail & the Fallison Lake Trail.

Crystal Lake Campground is a reservation only campground, so make sure you visit their website and see what is available. Reservations can be made up to 11 months in advance of your stay. This is one of the most popular campgrounds in northern Wisconsin and reservations go quickly, so don't hesitate to book your stay and enjoy this campground in the heart of the Northwoods.

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