Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (Reservations), MN

12 Little Vermilion Lake (op, om)

Permit Availability

Entrance Description

Method of travel is motor or paddle. Motor use OR possession requires an overnight motor permit (unlimited motor h.p.). Enter from Crane Lake. NOTE: This is NOT the entry point for Trout Lake (EP#1). Trip options for paddlers with additional portages. On US side, motors are only allowed up to edge of Snow Bay on Lac LaCroix. For more information, please call the LaCroix Ranger District in Cook at 218-666-0020.

Know Before You Go:

On US side motors are only allowed up to the edge of Snow Bay on Lac LaCroix.


On US side motors are only allowed up to the edge of Snow Bay on Lac LaCroix.

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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