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July 06 2020

Entry Point 55 - Saganaga Lake

Saganaga Lake entry point allows overnight paddle or motor (25 HP max). 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 55 miles. No motors (use or possession) west of American Point. Access to Canada (the Crown land and Quetico Park). Large lake with many campsites and easy access. This area was affected by blowdown in 1999.

Number of Permits per Day: 17
Elevation: 1184 feet
Latitude: 48.1716
Longitude: -90.8868
Saganaga Lake - 55

BWCA August 2013

Trip Report

Entry Date: August 05, 2013
Entry Point: Saganaga Lake
Number of Days: 6
Group Size: 4

Trip Introduction:
Since we had our own canoes and kayaks, we used our outfitter to tow us to our camp site and pick us up 5 days later. This turned out very well, since we are getting older and did not have to deal with the 3 hour paddle each way.




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