Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (Reservations), MN

25 Moose Lake (op,om)

Permit Availability

Entrance Description

Method of travel is paddle or motor. Motor use OR possession requires an overnight motor permit (25 h.p. maximum). Access to Basswood for motors or paddlers. Portage wheels are allowed on Prairie Portage. Contact the Kawishiwi Ranger Station in Ely at 218-365-7561.

Know Before You Go:

25 horse power limit. No motors allowed with paddle permits.


25 horse power limit. No motors allowed with paddle permits.

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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