BWCA Entry Point, Route, and Trip Report Blog

June 06 2020

Entry Point 1 - Trout Lake

Trout Lake entry point allows overnight paddle or motor (25 HP max). This entry point is supported by La Croix Ranger Station near the city of Cook, MN. The distance from ranger station to entry point is 30 miles. Access from LakeVermilion via 60-rod canoe portage or 180-rod portage that allows the use of portage wheels. This area was affected by blowdown in 1999.

Number of Permits per Day: 14
Elevation: 1381 feet
Latitude: 47.9144
Longitude: -92.3220
Trout Lake - 1

Two Buddies Trip number 3

by dibmax
Trip Report

Entry Date: July 16, 2015
Entry Point: Lizz and Swamp Lakes
Number of Days: 4
Group Size: 2

Trip Introduction:
My son and I on our third trip.

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First off I will just give you our path. Started at Rockwood Outfitters on Poplar Lake, portage to Lizz, Portage to Caribou, Portage to Horseshoe, Portage to Gaskin, Camp, Sleep, Portage to Horseshoe, Portage to Vista, Portage to Jake, Portage to Vista, Portage to Horseshoe, Portage to Gaskin, Eat, Sleep, Portage to Henson, Portage to Omega, Portage to Henson, Portage to Gaskin, Eat, Sleep, Portage to Horseshoe, Portage to Caribou, Portage to Lizz, Portage to Poplar, Land at Rockwood and Say goodbye to Lin, Mike and Pat.

Many nice swims in Gaskin, Moose on Henson, Omega is breathtaking, Creek coming out of Vista is nice photo op, weather was awesome, one northern, campsite on Gaskin had beautiful views, great conversation, good eating thanks to Mountain House, saw zero people for 48 hours, great exercise and extremely good for the psyche.

Look forward to another visit someday.

 


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