BWCA Entry Point 1 - Trout Lake Boundary Waters

1 - Trout Lake

Permits Available:
Entry Type:
Overnight Paddle or Motor
Ranger Station:
La Croix - 30 miles from office

Entry Point Notes:
  • 14 entry permit(s) granted per calendar day. (May 1st - Sept. 30th)
  • Access from LakeVermilion via 60-rod canoe portage or 180-rod portage that allows the use of portage wheels.
  • Latitude: 47.91438 Longitude: -92.32196
  • Approx. Directions

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Permit reservations must be made for overnight camping or day use motor in the BWCA. You can make permit reservations through an outfitter or directly. Day use permits for paddling are available at the entry point and do not require a reservation or a fee.

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Trip Reports - Trout Lake

Trip Name Type Days
BWCAW unmasked Paddling Canoe 5 Days
Base camping w/ broken ankle Paddling Canoe 3 Days
Last Trip Paddling Canoe 4 Days
Last Trip Paddling Canoe 4 Days
Pine Lake base camping, Aug. 2016 Paddling Canoe 7 Days
Detour to Chad Paddling Canoe 4 Days
Yearly Family Mens trip (Pine Lake fishing) Paddling Canoe 5 Days
BWCA Motor 3 Days
Secret location Snowshoeing 4 Days
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