Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (Reservations), MN

07 From Big Lake (op)

Permit Availability

Entrance Description

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

Know Before You Go:

Camping limited to designated U.S.F.S. sites.


Camping limited to designated U.S.F.S. sites.

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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