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July 20 2024

Entry Point 25 - Moose Lake

Moose Lake entry point allows overnight paddle or motor (25 HP max). This entry point is supported by Kawishiwi Ranger Station near the city of Ely, MN. The distance from ranger station to entry point is 21 miles. Access is an boat landing or canoe launch at Moose Lake. Many trip options for paddlers with additional portages. This area was affected by blowdown in 1999.

Number of Permits per Day: 27
Elevation: 1356 feet
Latitude: 47.9877
Longitude: -91.4997

August 2022

by salbert
Trip Report

Entry Date: August 25, 2022
Entry Point: Fall Lake
Number of Days: 4
Group Size: 5

Trip Introduction:
This was a great trip! We camped on basswood lake the first night, then at the campsite by basswood falls, then the third night camped close to the portage from Newton Lake to Pipestone Bay. It was a lot of paddling and the wind was tough, but the campsites were great!

Day 1 of 4


Thursday, August 25, 2022~Fall Lake, Newton Lake, Basswood Lake

 

Lakes Traveled:   Fall Lake, Newton Lake, Basswood Lake,


Day 2 of 4


Friday, August 26, 2022~Basswood Lake

 

Lakes Traveled:   Basswood Lake,


Day 3 of 4


Saturday, August 27, 2022~Basswood Lake

 

Lakes Traveled:   Basswood Lake,


Day 4 of 4


Sunday, August 28, 2022~Basswood Lake, Newton Lake, Fall Lake

 

Lakes Traveled:   Basswood Lake, Newton Lake, Fall Lake,

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