Boulder Junction is a town in Vilas County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 958 at the 2000 census. The town's economy depends heavily on tourism, as do many towns in the surrounding lakeland area. Boulder Junction is also home to many summer camps, including Camp Manito-wish, boyhood summer camp of Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle, and Camp Red Arrow, the boyhood summer camp of Chris Farley. Boulder Junction holds a trademark as the "Musky Capital of the World," based on the fact that more muskies are caught per square mile than any other similar sized area of the world.