Trout Lake Station

A field station of the

Center for Limnology at the

University of Wisconsin

The Trout Lake Station is a year-round field station operated by the Center for Limnology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.Located in the Northern Highland Lake District in northern Wisconsin, the station provides access to a wide variety of aquatic ecosystems and their surrounding landscapes.More than 2500 lakes are within 50km of the station.



Science on Tap starts up again on Sept 3

Science in the Northwoods - Oct 15-17th

Open House was August 1st 

Trout Lake in the news and on the Web

Notes from the Northwoods: Blog by Trout Lake undergraduate Aisha Liebenow

30 Years of Research Winds Down in Little Rock Lake – Wisconsin Public Radio - Listen here

Small Lakes, Big Picture – WXPR - Listen Here

CFL Blog

How to Mix a Lake - WXPR - Listen Here

Good Bye Little Rock Lake Curtain-WXPR - Listen Here

General Contact Information:

UW Trout Lake Station
3110 Trout Lake Station Drive
Boulder Junction, WI 54512
Phone: 715-356-9494
Fax: 715-356-6866


Ride Calendar

Traveling between Madison and Trout Lake Station?
Try carpooling with the ride board

Trout Lake Station Current Temperature