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December 10 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

Lake One to Insula Lake

by Mark3rdGen
Trip Report

Entry Date: May 21, 2021
Entry Point: Lake One
Number of Days: 6
Group Size: 2

Trip Introduction:
A father-son trip to an Insula Lake basecamp, partially through the burned zone from the Pagami Creek fire.


Our trip report, pictures, and video are at our PaintTheMap blog. The link to our blog is at:


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