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Cook District - Overnight Paddle

#1 Trout Lake
This entry point number is available for overnight paddle or overnight motor use. 25 h.p. motor maximum allowed on Trout Lake only, with no portaging of motor to adjacent lakes other than Vermilion Lake. Access is from Lake Vermilion via a 60-rod canoe portage or a 180-rod portage which allows the use of portage wheels. For more information, please call the LaCroix Ranger District in Cook at 218-666-0020.

#8 Moose River (south of the Echo Trail)
Method of travel is paddle only. Access is a canoe landing and three portages to enter Big Moose Lake. Limited trip options. For more information, please call the Lacroix Ranger District in Cook at 218-666-0020.

#9 Little Indian Sioux River (south of the Echo Trail)
Method of travel is paddle only. Difficult route. For more information, please call the LaCroix Ranger District in Cook at 218-666-0020.

#12 Little Vermilion Lake
Method of travel is motor or paddle. Enter from Crane Lake. Trip options for paddlers with additional portages. For more information, please call the LaCroix Ranger District in Cook at 218-666-0020.

#12A Lac LaCroix only (from Little Vermilion Lake)
Method of travel is motor or paddle. Enter from Crane Lake. Must camp all nights on Lac LaCroix (day trips to other lakes are permitted). Very difficult to reach Lac LaCroix by paddle in one day. For more information, please call the LaCroix Ranger District in Cook at 218-666-0020.

#14 Little Indian Sioux River (north of the Echo Trail)
Method of travel is paddle. Access is a 40-rod portage to the river. Many trip options with additional portages. For more information, please call the LaCroix Ranger District in Cook at 218-666-0020.

#16 Moose/Portage River (north of the Echo Trail)
Method of travel is paddle. Access is a 160-rod portage to the Moose River. Many trip options with additional portages. For more information, please call the LaCroix Ranger District in Cook at 218-666-0020.

To order a permit for entry dates from May 1 through September 30 use an outfitter or order your own permit on the BWCAW Reservations Web siteSelf-Issued Permits - Free of Charge (Entry dates from October 1 through April 30 ONLY) You do not need to pay for a permit. You only need to complete a free self-issue permit, pick one up from any Ranger Station.

Ely District  - Overnight Paddle

#4 Crab Lake and Cummings Lake
Method of travel is paddle. Access from Burntside Lake with a 320 rod portage to Crab Lake. Several trip options with additional portaging. For more information, please contact the Kawishiwi Wilderness Station in Ely at 218-365-7561.

#6 Slim Lake
Method of travel is paddle. Access is a 140 rod portage to Slim Lake. Portages to three additional lakes. For more information, please contact the Kawishiwi Wilderness Station in Ely at 218-365-7561.

#7 From Big Lake
Method of travel is paddle. Access LaPond Lake with a 160 rod portage from Big Lake. Limited trip options. For more information, please contact the Kawishiwi Wilderness Station in Ely at 218-365-7561.

#19 Stuart River
Method of travel is paddle. Access is a 480 rod portage to the Stuart River. Many trip options with additional portages. For more information, please contact the Kawishiwi Wilderness Station in Ely at 218-365-7561.

#20 Angleworm Lake
Method of travel is paddle. Access Angleworm Lake with a 640 rod portage. Some trip options with additional portages. For more information, please contact the Kawishiwi Wilderness Station in Ely at 218-365-7561.

#22 Mudro Lake - Restricted*
Method of travel is paddle. Three accesses into Mudro Lake involve portages ranging from 20 to 185 rods. Many trip options with additional portages (*no camping on Horse Lake). For more information, please contact the Kawishiwi Wilderness Station in Ely at 218-365-7561.

#23 Mudro Lake
Method of travel is paddle. Three accesses into Mudro Lake involve portages ranging from 20 to 185 rods. Many trip options with additional portages. While traveling this route, you may travel along the International Border without a Remote Border Crossing Permit as long as you are only traveling in/near the border. Fishing in Canadian waters, camping, picnicking, and other uses are prohibited with the Remote Border Crossing Permit. Canadian fishing licenses are also required for angling in Canadian waters. For more information, please contact the Kawishiwi Wilderness Station in Ely at 218-365-7561.

#24 Fall Lake
Method of travel is paddle or motor. Access is a boat landing at Fall Lake. Several trip options to Newton, Basswood and Mud Lakes with additional portages. While traveling this route, you may travel along the International Border without a Remote Border Crossing Permit as long as you are only traveling in/near the border. Fishing in Canadian waters, camping, picnicking, and other uses are prohibited with the Remote Border Crossing Permit. Canadian fishing licenses are also required for angling in Canadian waters. For more information, please contact the Kawishiwi Wilderness Station in Ely at 218-365-7561.

#25 Moose Lake
Method of travel is paddle or motor. 25 h.p. motor maximum. Many trip options for paddlers with additional portages. Access to Basswood for motors or paddlers with a 20 rod portage. While traveling this route, you may travel along the International Border without a Remote Border Crossing Permit as long as you are only traveling in/near the border. Fishing in Canadian waters, camping, picnicking, and other uses are prohibited with the Remote Border Crossing Permit. Canadian fishing licenses are also required for angling in Canadian waters. For more information, please contact the Kawishiwi Wilderness Station in Ely at 218-365-7561.

#26 Wood Lake
Method of travel is paddle. Access to Wood Lake is a 180 rod portage. Several trip options with additional portages. For more information, please contact the Kawishiwi Wilderness Station in Ely at 218-365-7561.

#27 Snowbank Lake
Method of travel is paddle or motor. Access is a boat landing or canoe launch at Snowbank Lake. 25 horse power motor limit. Many trip options for paddlers. For more information, please contact the Kawishiwi Wilderness Station in Ely at 218-365-7561.

#28 Snowbank Lake ONLY
Method of travel is motor or paddle. Access is a boat landing at Snowbank Lake. Must camp all nights on Snowbank Lake. (paddle day trips to other lakes are permitted) For more information, please contact the Kawishiwi Wilderness Station in Ely at 218-365-7561.

#29 North Kawishiwi River
Method of travel is paddle. Access the North Kawishiwi River through Ojibway Lake and Triangle Lake utilizing two portages. Several trip options available with additional portages. For more information, please contact the Kawishiwi Wilderness Station in Ely at 218-365-7561.

#30 Lake One
Method of travel is paddle. Access is a canoe landing at Lake One. Many trip options available with additional portages. For more information, please contact the Kawishiwi Wilderness Station in Ely at 218-365-7561.

#31 Farm Lake
Method of travel is paddle or motor. Access is a boat landing on Farm Lake with access to South Farm. 25 h.p motor limit. Paddlers access North Kawishiwi from Farm Lake. Some trip options available for paddlers with additional portages. For more information, please contact the Kawishiwi Wilderness Station in Ely at 218-365-7561.

#32 South Kawishiwi River
Method of travel is paddle. Access is a 140 rod portage to the river. Some trip options available with additional portages. For more information, please contact the Kawishiwi Wilderness Station in Ely at 218-365-7561.

#33 Little Gabbro Lake
Method of travel is paddle. Access is a 200 rod portage from the parking lot to Little Gabbro Lake. Several trip options available with additional portages. For more information, please contact the Kawishiwi Wilderness Station in Ely at 218-365-7561.

#77 South Hegman Lake
Method of travel is paddle. Access is a 80 rod portage to South Hegman. Limited trip options with addtional portages. For more information, please contact the Kawishiwi Wilderness Station in Ely at 218-365-7561.

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Isabella District - Overnight Paddle

#34 Island River
Method of travel is paddle. Island River has two small portages which lead to the Isabella river. There are many portages and a few rapids along the Isabella River. For more information, please call the Tofte Ranger Station in Tofte at 218-663-8060.

#35 Isabella Lake
Method of travel is paddle. Access is a 35 rod portage to the lake. Some trip options with additional portages. For more information, please call the Tofte Ranger Station in Tofte at 218-663-8060.

#67 Bog Lake
Method of travel is paddle. Access is a 232 rod portage into the lake. Bog lake has four campsites. Dead end lake with no trip options. For more information, please call the Tofte Ranger Station at 218-663-8060.

#75 Little Isabella River
Method of travel is paddle. Access is a 20 rod portage to the Little Isabella River. Several short portages before you reach the Isabella River. For more information, please call the Tofte Ranger Station in Tofte at 218-663-8060.

#84 Snake River
Method of travel is paddle. Access is a 160 rod portage to the river and several short potages before reaching Bald Eagle Lake. For more information, please contact the Tofte Ranger Station in Tofte at 218-663-8060.

To order a permit for entry dates from May 1 through September 30 use an outfitter or order your own permit on the BWCAW Reservations Web siteSelf-Issued Permits - Free of Charge (Entry dates from October 1 through April 30 ONLY) You do not need to pay for a permit. You only need to complete a free self-issue permit, pick one up from any Ranger Station.

Tofte District - Overnight Paddle

#36 Hog Creek
Method of travel is paddle. Access is a 15 rod portage to Hog Creek then paddle the small creek to Perent Lake. For more information, please call the Tofte Ranger Station in Tofte at 218-663-8060.

#37 Kawishiwi Lake
Method of travel is paddle. Access is a canoe landing at Kawishiwi Lake. Some trip options with additional portages. For more information, please call the Tofte Ranger District in Tofte at 218-663-8060.

#38 Sawbill Lake
Method of travel is paddle. Access is a boat landing at Sawbill Lake. Several trip options with additional portages. For more information, please call the Tofte Ranger Station in Tofte at 218-663-8060.

#39 Baker Lake
Method of travel is paddle. Access is a boat landing at Baker Lake with a 10 rod portage into Peterson lake to reach the first campsite. For more information, please call the Tofte Ranger Station in Tofte at 218-663-8060.

#40 Homer Lake
Method of travel is paddle. Access is a boat landing at Homer Lake. Some trip options with additional portages. For more information, please call the Tofte Ranger Station in Tofte at 218-663-8060.

#41 Brule Lake
Method of travel is paddle. The access is a boat landing at Brule Lake. Large lake with many campsites. Several trip options with additional portages. For more information, please call the Tofte Ranger Station in Tofte at 218-663-8060.

#41A Brule Lake Only
Method of travel is paddle. The access is a boat landing at Brule Lake. Large lake with many campsites. Must camp all nights on Brule Lake (day trips to other lakes are permitted). For more information, please call the Tofte Ranger Station in Tofte at 218-663-8060.

To order a permit for entry dates from May 1 through September 30 use an outfitter or order your own permit on the BWCAW Reservations Web siteSelf-Issued Permits - Free of Charge (Entry dates from October 1 through April 30 ONLY) You do not need to pay for a permit. You only need to complete a free self-issue permit, pick one up from any Ranger Station.

Grand Marais District - Overnight Paddle

#43 Bower Trout Lake
Method of travel is paddle. Access is a 72 rod portage from small parking area into Bower Trout. Some trip options with additional portages. For more information, please call the Gunflint Ranger Station in Grand Marais at (218)387-1750.

#44 Ram Lake
Method of travel is paddle. Access is a 90 rod portage from the parking area. Some trip options with additional portages. For more information, please call the Gunflint Ranger Station in Grand Marais at (218)387-1750.

#45 Morgan Lake
Method of travel is paddle. Access is a 320 rod portage to Morgan Lake. No campsites on Morgan Lake. Must do short portages to further lakes for campsites. For more information, please call the Gunflint Ranger Station in Grand Marais at (218)387-1750.

#47 Lizz and Swamp Lakes
Method of travel is paddle. Access from Poplar Lake into Liz and Swamp Lakes only. Many options for trips with additional portages. For entry at Meeds Lake see Entry Point number 48. For more information, please call the Gunflint Ranger Station in Grand Marais at (218)387-1750.

#48 Meeds Lake
Method of travel is paddle. Access from Poplar Lake into Meeds Lake with a 320 rod portage. Many options for trips with additional portages. For entry at Liz and Swamp Lakes see Entry Point 47. For more information, please call the Gunflint Ranger Station in Grand Marais at (218)387-1750.

#49 Skipper and Portage Lakes
Method of travel is paddle. Access from Poplar Lake (320 rod portage) or Iron Lake (230 rod portage). For more information, please call the Gunflint Ranger Station in Grand Marais at (218)387-1750.

#50 Cross Bay Lake
Method of travel is paddle. Access is through the Cross River with a 50 and a 40 rod portage to Ham Lake and a 24 rod portage to Cross Bay Lake. Many trip options with additional portages. For more information, please call the Gunflint Ranger Station in Grand Marais at (218)387-1750.

#51 Missing Link Lake
Method of travel is paddle. Access is a canoe landing at Round Lake with a 142 rod portage to Missing Link. Many trip options with additional portages. For more information, please call the Gunflint Ranger Station in Grand Marais at (218)387-1750.

#52 Brant Lake
Method of travel is paddle. Access is a canoe landing at Round Lake with an 85 and a 35 rod portage to Brant Lake. Many trip options with additional portages. For more information, please call the Gunflint Ranger Station in Grand Marais at (218)387-1750.

#54 Seagull Lake
Method of travel is paddle or motor. No motors generally west of 3 mile island. 10 h.p. motor maximum. Large lake with several campsites. Access is a boat landing at Seagull lake. Many trip options with additional portages. For more information, please call the Gunflint Ranger Station in Grand Marais at (218)387-1750.

#54A Seagull Lake Only
Method of travel is paddle or motor. Access is a boat landing at Seagull Lake. Must camp all nights on Seagull (day trips to other lakes are permitted). Large lake with several campsites. For more information, please call the Gunflint Ranger Station in Grand Marais at (218)387-1750.

#55 Saganaga Lake
Method of travel is paddle or motor. 25 h.p. motor limit. No motors west of American Point. Access to Canada (the Crownland and Quetico Park). Huge lake with many campsites and easy access. Many trip options with additional portages. Access to Canada restricted unless you have a Remote Border Crossing Permit. Canadian fishing licenses are also required for angling in Canadian waters. For more information, please contact the Gunflint Ranger Station in Grand Marais at 218-387-1750. For more info about the Remote Border Crossing Permit please use this link.

#55A Saganaga Lake Only
Method of travel is paddle or motor. 25 h.p. motor limit. No motors west of American Point. Must camp all nights on Saganaga Lake (day trips to other lakes are permitted). Huge lake with many campsites and easy access. Access to Canada restricted unless you have a Remote Border Crossing Permit. Canadian fishing licenses are also required for angling in Canadian waters. For more information, please contact the Gunflint Ranger Station in Grand Marais at 218-387-1750. For more info about the Remote Border Crossing Permit please use this link.

#57 Magnetic Lake
Method of travel is paddle. Access Magnetic Lake and Granite River from Gunflint Lake. For more information, please call the Gunflint Ranger Station in Grand Marais at (218)387-1750. While traveling this route, you may travel along the International Border without a Remote Border Crossing Permit as long as you are only traveling in/near the border. Fishing in Canadian waters, camping, picnicking, and other uses are prohibited with the Remote Border Crossing Permit. Canadian fishing licenses are also required for angling in Canadian waters. For more information, please contact the Gunflint Ranger Station in Grand Marais at 218-387-1750. For more info about the Remote Border Crossing Permit please use this link.

#58 South Lake
Method of travel is paddle. Access is from Gunflint Lake with a 10 mile paddle and two short portages to South Lake. While traveling this route, you may travel along the International Border without a Remote Border Crossing Permit as long as you are only traveling in/near the border. Fishing in Canadian waters, camping, picnicking, and other uses are prohibited with the Remote Border Crossing Permit. Canadian fishing licenses are also required for angling in Canadian waters. For more information, please call the Gunflint Ranger Station in Grand Marais at (218)387-1750.

#60 Duncan Lake
Method of travel is paddle. Access is from West Bearskin Lake with a 75 rod portage to Duncan Lake and Stairway Portage. For more information, please call the Gunflint Ranger Station in Grand Marais at (218)387-1750.

#61 Daniels Lake
Method of travel is paddle. Access is from West Bearskin Lake with a 60 rod portage to Daniels Lake an a 460 rod portage to Rose Lake. For more information, please call the Gunflint Ranger Station in Grand Marais at (218)387-1750.

#62 Clearwater Lake
Method of travel is paddle or motor. 10 h.p. maximum. Many trip options with additional portages. While traveling this route, you may travel along the International Border without a Remote Border Crossing Permit as long as you are only traveling in/near the border. Fishing in Canadian waters, camping, picnicking, and other uses are prohibited with the Remote Border Crossing Permit. Canadian fishing licenses are also required for angling in Canadian waters. For more information, please call the Gunflint Ranger Station in Grand Marais at (218)387-1750.

#64 East Bearskin Lake
Method of travel is paddle or motor. 25 h.p. motor limit. No motors on Alder or Canoe Lakes. Many trip options with additional portages. While traveling this route, you may travel along the International Border without a Remote Border Crossing Permit as long as you are only traveling in/near the border. Fishing in Canadian waters, camping, picnicking, and other uses are prohibited with the Remote Border Crossing Permit. Canadian fishing licenses are also required for angling in Canadian waters. For more information, please call the Gunflint Ranger Station in Grand Marais at (218)387-1750

#66 Crocodile River
Method of travel is paddle. No trip options. Must spend all nights on Crocodile Lake. For more information, please call the Gunflint Ranger Station in Grand Marais at (218)387-1750.

#68 Pine Lake
Method of travel is paddle. Access through McFarland Lake. Few trip options with additional portages. While traveling this route, you may travel along the International Border without a Remote Border Crossing Permit as long as you are only traveling in/near the border. Fishing in Canadian waters, camping, picnicking, and other uses are prohibited with the Remote Border Crossing Permit. Canadian fishing licenses are also required for angling in Canadian waters. For more information, please call the Gunflint Ranger Station in Grand Marais at (218)387-1750.

#69 John Lake
Method of travel is paddle. Access from Little John Lake. Few trip options with additional portages. While traveling this route, you may travel along the International Border without a Remote Border Crossing Permit as long as you are only traveling in/near the border. Fishing in Canadian waters, camping, picnicking, and other uses are prohibited with the Remote Border Crossing Permit. Canadian fishing licenses are also required for angling in Canadian waters. For more information, please call the Gunflint Ranger Station in Grand Marais at (218)387-1750.

#70 North Fowl Lake
Method of travel is paddle. Access from Little John with a 78 and a 160 rod portage to get to North Fowl Lake. Border lake between U.S. and Canada. While traveling this route, you may travel along the International Border without a Remote Border Crossing Permit as long as you are only traveling in/near the border. Fishing in Canadian waters, camping, picnicking, and other uses are prohibited with the Remote Border Crossing Permit. Canadian fishing licenses are also required for angling in Canadian waters. For more information, please call the Gunflint Ranger Station in Grand Marais at (218)387-1750.

#80 Larch Creek
Method of travel is paddle. Access from the canoe landing at Larch Creek. Small parking lot for about five vehicles. PLEASE NOTE: Low water conditions or late season water levels can make Larch Creek a tough paddle. While traveling this route, you may travel along the International Border without a Remote Border Crossing Permit as long as you are only traveling in/near the border. Fishing in Canadian waters, camping, picnicking, and other uses are prohibited with the Remote Border Crossing Permit. Canadian fishing licenses are also required for angling in Canadian waters. For more information, please call the Gunflint Ranger Station in Grand Marais at (218)387-1750.

#71 From Canada
Method of travel is paddle. Use only when trip originates in Canada then passes into BWCAW. For more information, please call the the Kawishiwi Wilderness Station at 218-365-7561 or the Gunflint Ranger Station in Grand Marais at (218)387-1750.

To order a permit for entry dates from May 1 through September 30 use an outfitter or order your own permit on the BWCAW Reservations Web siteSelf-Issued Permits - Free of Charge (Entry dates from October 1 through April 30 ONLY) You do not need to pay for a permit. You only need to complete a free self-issue permit, pick one up from any Ranger Station.

Cook District - Motor Use

#A Trout Lake
Method of travel is day use motor. 25 h.p. motor maximum. Access is from Lake Vermilion via a 180-rod portage suitable for portage wheels. For more information, please call the LaCroix Ranger District at in Cook 218-666-0020.

To order a permit for entry dates from May 1 through September 30 use an outfitter or order your own permit on the BWCAW Reservations Web siteSelf-Issued Permits - Free of Charge (Entry dates from October 1 through April 30 ONLY) You do not need to pay for a permit. You only need to complete a free self-issue permit, pick one up from any Ranger Station.

Ely District - Motor Use

#C Fall Lake Only (Valid only on Fall Lake not Basswood)
Method of travel is day use motor. Access is a boat landing at Fall Lake. Valid only on Fall Lake. For more information, please contact the Kawishiwi Wilderness Station in Ely at 218-365-7561.

#D Fall Lake
Method of travel is day use motor. Access is a boat landing at Fall Lake. Valid on Fall, Newton, Basswood and Mud Lakes. For more information, please contact the Kawishiwi Wilderness Station in Ely at 218-365-7561.

#F Moose Lake Chain Only
Method of travel is day use motor. 25 h.p. motor limit. Valid only on Moose Lake, not Basswood lake. For more information, please contact the Kawishiwi Wilderness Station in Ely at 218-365-7561.

#G Moose Lake to Prairie Portage to Basswood
Method of travel is day use motor. 25 h.p. motor limit. For more information, please contact the Kawishiwi Wilderness Station in Ely at 218-365-7561.

#H Snowbank Lake
Method of travel is day use motor. 25 h.p. limit. For more information, please contact the Kawishiwi Wilderness Station in Ely at 218-365-7561.

#I South Farm Lake
Method of travel is day use motor. 25 h.p. motor limit. For more information, please contact the Kawishiwi Wilderness Station in Ely at 218-365-7561.

To order a permit for entry dates from May 1 through September 30 use an outfitter or order your own permit on the BWCAW Reservations Web siteSelf-Issued Permits - Free of Charge (Entry dates from October 1 through April 30 ONLY) You do not need to pay for a permit. You only need to complete a free self-issue permit, pick one up from any Ranger Station.

Grand Marais District - Motor Use

#J Saganaga Lake
Method of travel is day use motor. 25 h.p. motor limit. No motors west of American Point or in Quetico Park. Access to Canada restricted unless you have a Remote Border Crossing Permit. Canadian fishing licenses are also required for angling in Canadian waters. For more information, please contact the Gunflint Ranger Station in Grand Marais at 218-387-1750. For more info about the Remote Border Crossing Permit please use this link.

#K Seagull Lake
Method of travel is day use motor. 10 h.p. motor limit in BWCA area, though no motors can be used  generally west of 3 mile island. On Seagull Lake area not in BWCA there is no motor restrictions. For more information, please contact the Gunflint Ranger Station in Grand Marais at 218-387-1750.

#L Clearwater Lake
Method of travel is day use motor. 10 h.p. motor limit in BWCA area. On Clearwater Lake area not in BWCA there is no motor restrictions. While traveling this route, you may travel along the International Border without a Remote Border Crossing Permit as long as you are only traveling in/near the border. Fishing in Canadian waters, camping, picnicking, and other uses are prohibited with the Remote Border Crossing Permit. Canadian fishing licenses are also required for angling in Canadian waters. For more information, please contact the Gunflint Ranger Station in Grand Marais at 218-387-1750.

#M East Bearskin Lake
Method of travel is day use motor. 25 h.p. motor limit in BWCA area. On East Bearskin Lake area not in BWCA there is no motor restrictions. Recent legislation does not allow motors on Alder or Canoe Lakes surrounding East Bearskin Lake. While traveling this route, you may travel along the International Border without a Remote Border Crossing Permit as long as you are only traveling in/near the border. Fishing in Canadian waters, camping, picnicking, and other uses are prohibited with the Remote Border Crossing Permit. Canadian fishing licenses are also required for angling in Canadian waters. For more information, please contact the Gunflint Ranger Station in Grand Marais at 218-387-1750.

To order a permit for entry dates from May 1 through September 30 use an outfitter or order your own permit on the BWCAW Reservations Web siteSelf-Issued Permits - Free of Charge (Entry dates from October 1 through April 30 ONLY) You do not need to pay for a permit. You only need to complete a free self-issue permit, pick one up from any Ranger Station.

Cook District - Overnight Hiking

>>Please note that during high fire danger these trails maybe closed due to the inability to escape from smoke and fire.

#3 Pine Lake Trail - CLOSED
Method of travel is hiking. 4 miles to Pine Lake. Rough trail not maintained. If paddling use entry point #1. For more information, please call the LaCroix Ranger District in Cook at 218-666-0020.

#10 Norway Trail
Method of travel is hiking. 3 miles of hiking trail. No loop options. For more information, please call the LaCroix Ranger District in Cook at 218-666-0020.

#11 Blandin Trail
Method of travel is hiking. 4 miles to Lamb Lake. For more information, please call the LaCroix Ranger District in Cook at 218-666-0020.

#13 Herriman Lake Trails
Method of travel is hiking. 13 miles of trail accesses 4 lakes. Loop options. Three campsites accessible from the trail. For more information, please call the La Croix Ranger District in Cook at 218-666-0020.

#15 Sioux-Hustler Trail
Method of travel is hiking. 25-mile loop. Primitive trail is not well-maintained. For more information, please call the LaCroix Ranger District in Cook at 218-666-0020.

#76 Big Moose Lake Trail
Method of travel is hiking. 2 1/2 miles to Big Moose Lake. No loop options. If paddling use entry point #8. For more information, please call the LaCroix Ranger District in Cook at 218-666-0020.

To order a permit for entry dates from May 1 through September 30 use an outfitter or order your own permit on the BWCAW Reservations Web siteSelf-Issued Permits - Free of Charge (Entry dates from October 1 through April 30 ONLY) You do not need to pay for a permit. You only need to complete a free self-issue permit, pick one up from any Ranger Station.

Ely District - Overnight Hiking

>>Please note that during high fire danger these trails maybe closed due to the inability to escape from smoke and fire.

#21 Angleworm Lake
Method of travel is hiking. 13.5 mile loop trail. For more information, please contact the Kawishiwi Wilderness Station in Ely at 218-365-7561.

#74 Snowbank/Kekekabic Trail and Disapointment
Method of travel is hiking. Loop options include 26-40 miles of trail plus the Kekekabic Trail. For more information, please contact the Kawishiwi Wilderness Station in Ely at 218-365-7561.

To order a permit for entry dates from May 1 through September 30 use an outfitter or order your own permit on the BWCAW Reservations Web siteSelf-Issued Permits - Free of Charge (Entry dates from October 1 through April 30 ONLY) You do not need to pay for a permit. You only need to complete a free self-issue permit, pick one up from any Ranger Station.

Grand Marais District - Overnight Hiking

>>Please note that during high fire danger these trails maybe closed due to the inability to escape from smoke and fire.

#56 Kekekabic Trail (East)
Method of travel is hiking. 36 mile trail. Very remote with difficult terrain. For more information, please call the Gunflint Ranger Station in Grand Marais at (218)387-1750.

#59 Partridge Lake/South Lake Trail
Method of travel is hiking only (if paddling, use entry #60). Two to three mile hike. For more information, please call the Gunflint Ranger Station in Grand Marais at (218)387-1750.

#79 Eagle Mountain Hiking Trail
Method of travel is hiking. The trail is 3.5 miles to the top. For more information, please call the Gunflint Ranger Station in Grand Marais at (218)387-1750.

#81 Border Route Trail (West)
Method of travel is hiking. 38 mile hiking trail. Shorter options available. For more information, please call the Gunflint Ranger Station in Grand Marais at (218)387-1750.

#82 Border Route Trail (Center)
Method of travel is hiking. 38 mile hiking trail. Shorter options available. For more information, please call the Gunflint Ranger Station in Grand Marais at (218)387-1750.

#83 Border Route Trail (East)
Method of travel is hiking. 38 mile hiking trail. Shorter options available. For more information, please call the Gunflint Ranger Station in Grand Marais at (218)387-1750.

To order a permit for entry dates from May 1 through September 30 use an outfitter or order your own permit on the BWCAW Reservations Web siteSelf-Issued Permits - Free of Charge (Entry dates from October 1 through April 30 ONLY) You do not need to pay for a permit. You only need to complete a free self-issue permit, pick one up from any Ranger Station.

Isabella District - Overnight Hiking

>>Please note that during high fire danger these trails maybe closed due to the inability to escape from smoke and fire.

#86 Pow Wow Hiking Trail
Method of travel is hiking. 25 mile loop trail. For more information, please call the Tofte Ranger Station in Tofte at 218-663-8060.

To order a permit for entry dates from May 1 through September 30 use an outfitter or order your own permit on the BWCAW Reservations Web siteSelf-Issued Permits - Free of Charge (Entry dates from October 1 through April 30 ONLY) You do not need to pay for a permit. You only need to complete a free self-issue permit, pick one up from any Ranger Station.

Canoe Outfitters are standing by to help you with your permit and entry points, all you need to do is complete our request form...Click Here, for a quick response.

For information about cabins and lodging Click Here, for a quick response.

 

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