BWCA Entry Point 12A - Lac LaCroix Only Boundary Waters

12A - Lac LaCroix Only

Permits Available:
Entry Type:
Overnight Paddle or Motor
Ranger Station:
La Croix - 45 miles from office

Entry Point Notes:
  • 8 entry permit(s) granted per calendar day. (May 1st - Sept. 30th)
  • Enter from Crane Lake. Must camp all nights on Lac La Croix. Day trips to other lakes permitted. Use only after Entry Point 12 is full. Very difficult to reach Lac La Croix by paddle in one day. Commercial shuttle service available.
  • Latitude: 48.29772 Longitude: -92.42743
  • 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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