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August 11 2022

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: 15
Elevation: 1184 feet
Latitude: 48.1716
Longitude: -90.8868
Saganaga Lake - 55

Red Rock Lake - June 2022

by Dakotah
Trip Report

Entry Date: June 07, 2022
Entry Point: Saganaga Lake Only
Number of Days: 3
Group Size: 6

Trip Introduction:
Trip with family and friends to the BWCA

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Red Rock Lake Trip

- 6 paddlers in 3 Canoes - Campsite #411 (Acceptable site, good locations for 3 tents) - Tow-in service by VCO to portage onto Red Rock Lake - Bunkhouse and breakfast at VCO before the trip - Group decided to basecamp rather than switching campsites - Fishing limited to Bass and Pike, no Walleye were caugh - Water levels were up and there was a lot of "cotton" on the surface from the trees - Weather was nice for June...nights were chilly and days were sunny - Mosquitos were out but not black flies

 


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