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November 28 2023

Entry Point 29 - North Kawishiwi River

North Kawishiwi River entry point allows overnight paddle only. This entry point is supported by Kawishiwi Ranger Station near the city of Ely, MN. The distance from ranger station to entry point is 15 miles. Access the North Kawishiwi River through Ojibway Lake and Triangle Lake using two portages.

Number of Permits per Day: 1
Elevation: 1249 feet
Latitude: 47.9543
Longitude: -91.5641
North Kawishiwi River - 29

Winter Camping Trip - Snowbank to Parent

by MN_Lindsey
Trip Report

Entry Date: February 16, 2017
Entry Point: Snowbank Lake Only
Number of Days: 2
Group Size: 2

Trip Introduction:


Had a decent time. It was great being out in the wilderness alone with my husband, no kid, no dogs, just silence. Not completely sure that winter camping is my jam, but pushing our limits and trying new things are good for a person now and again.

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