BWCA Entry Point, Route, and Trip Report Blog

March 25 2017

Entry Point 47 - Lizz & Swamp Lakes

Lizz and Swamp Lakes entry point allows overnight paddle only. This entry point is supported by Gunflint Ranger Station near the city of Grand Marais, MN. The distance from ranger station to entry point is 28 miles. Access from Poplar Lake by 51-rod portage to Lizz Lake and 100-rod portage into Swamp Lake only. This area was affected by blowdown in 1999.

Number of Permits per Day: 4
Elevation: 1864 feet
Latitude: 48.0420
Longitude: -90.4998
Lizz & Swamp Lakes - 47

Family of three - on trip three!

by BasecampMom
Trip Report

Entry Date: September 01, 2016
Entry Point: Lizz and Swamp Lakes
Number of Days: 4
Group Size: 3

Trip Introduction:

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Had a great time up the Gunflint Trail with my family over Labor Day weekend! We put in on Poplar and paddled to the Lizz portage to enter the BWCA and basecamp on Horseshoe.

Full trip report with photos and photos can be viewed here:

Huntin’, Fishin, & Lovin’ Everyday!

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