White Birch Village

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White Birch Village is a vacation resort located in Boulder Junction, Wisconsin.


White Birch Village was originally known as White Birch Lodge, and only consisted of the main lodge that still stands on the Lake. It was purchased by Carol and Dick Malmgren in 1981, who added most of the modern lodgings and improvements to the resort. In 1992 they purchased the former Aqualand Zoo property to expand the resort. They passed the resort onto their daughter, Sue, and her husband John Altshwager in 2006.[1][2]


White Birch Village is located off of Highway K in Boulder Junction, Wisconsin on White Birch Lake. White Birch Lake is connected to Ballard and Irving lakes through a shallow channel. White Birch Lake is also known for being a small, uncrowded fishing lake. White Birch Village is the only property on the lake, and the other 80% is state forest. White Birch Lake spans a total of 113 acres and has a maximum depth of 27 feet.[3]


White Birch Lake is very well known for its fishing. It is mostly fished for muskylunge. The lake also contains most panfish, walleye, northern pike, largemouth bass, and smallmouth bass.[3]


White Birch Village has 18 vacation homes available for renting on a weekly basis. All of these homes have full kitchens, baths, central heating, and grills. The units are [4]

  • Woodside
  • Hillcrest
  • Bluebill
  • Wren
  • RedOaks
  • Balsim Fir
  • Hideaway
  • Oriole
  • WoodDuck
  • Teal
  • Musky
  • Mallard
  • Loon
  • The Barn
  • Timberwolfe
  • Cattail
  • Heron Haus
  • The Lodge Suites


  1. ^ Altschwager, Sue. "Who We Are". Who We Are. Retrieved 2011-04-25. 
  2. ^ Hirsch, Sarah (7 September 2012). "White Birch Village: A family legacy 70 years in the making". lakelandtimes.com. The Lakeland Times. Retrieved 14 April 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "White Birch Lake, Vilas County". Wisconsin DNR Review. Wisconsin DNR. Retrieved 2011-04-25. 
  4. ^ "Description of Vacation Homes". White Birch Village Resort. Retrieved 2011-05-27. 

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Coordinates: 46°04′15″N 89°32′01″W / 46.0709°N 89.5336°W / 46.0709; -89.5336