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July 24 2024

Entry Point 49 - Skipper & Portage Lakes

Skipper and Portage 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 is a 320-rod portage from Poplar Lake or a 230-rod portage from Iron Lake. This area was affected by blowdown in 1999.

Number of Permits per Day: 2
Elevation: 1865 feet
Latitude: 48.0517
Longitude: -90.5366
Skipper & Portage Lakes - 49

Family of three - on trip three!

by MN_Lindsey
Trip Report

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

Trip Introduction:

Report


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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