Attention: The law described below is expected to change to 10 miles on June 1, 2014.

Firewood Notice: Currently, firewood is not allowed on Wisconsin State Park, Trail or Forest properties from out of state or from more than 25 miles away from the destination campground.
In addition, firewood that has been in a Wisconsin EAB quarantined area is not allowed on properties outside of the quarantined area. Please buy firewood nearby or at the property you are going to. Call the DNR toll-free Firewood Hotline 1-877-303-WOOD (9663) for information before packing for a trip.

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Northern Highland-American Legion State Forest - Crystal Lake Area, WI

Photo: Northern Highland-American Legion State Forest - Crystal Lake Area
Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Mon Mar 16 2015   Later Dates
Site, Loop:417, Crystal Lake Sites 401-429
Find Similar Sites Type:WALK TO NON ELECTRIC Amenities:
Pets Allowed
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Reservation Window: Fri Apr 18 2014 – Mon Mar 16 2015

Check-in: 3:00 pm

Departure date:
Check-out: 3:00 pm

Site Details:

  • Site Reserve Type: Site-Specific
  • Checkin Time: 3:00 pm
  • Checkout Time: 3:00 pm
  • Type of Use: Overnight
  • Min Num of People: 1
  • Max Num of People: 6
  • Pets Allowed: Y
  • Max Num of Vehicles: 2
  • Shade: Partial
  • Fire Pit: Y
  • Looking For Category: Tent Site
  • Picnic Table: Y
Photo: 417, Crystal Lake Sites 401-429

Alerts and Important Information


This walk-in site is for tent camping. Distance is 40 ft from the parking area. ALL motorized boats are PROHIBITED on Crystal Lake. Check-in / registration is at Crystal Lake Contact Station. Setting up your campsite is not allowed between 11:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. Vehicle admission stickers are required.



This is a partially shaded site, with a dirt camping pad. Crystal Lake campground is located along the shores of Crystal lake (90 acre lake). Crystal Lake campground offers a Nature Center; one Boat Launch (black topped, state park sticker required); a disabled (ADA) access fishing pier; firewood sales; a dump station; phones at the contact station and a campground Host. A bike path connects Crystal Lake and Firefly Lake campgrounds.

Footnotes: (applicable only where specifically marked above)
** Arrival dates less than 48 hours in advance may be available by walking in at the campground. You must occupy the site.