Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (Reservations), MN

01 Trout Lake (op,om)

Permit Availability

Entrance Description

Method of travel is motor or paddle. 25 h.p. motor maximum. Motor use OR possession requires an overnight motor permit. Access is from Vermilion Lake 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.

Know Before You Go:

Motors allowed on Trout Lake Only. 25 horse power limit.


Motors allowed on Trout Lake Only. 25 horse power limit.

REMINDER: State law requires valid watercraft license/registration in order to operate in Minnesota. This requirement includes non-motorized watercraft over nine feet in length, such as canoes and kayaks.


A: Available for online reservation (click to book entry date)
L: Accepting Lottery Application (click to apply for the lottery)
W: Available at the Facility
R: Reserved
C: Closed
X: Not available
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